Squid Game Creator Gives Second Season The Green Light
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If that pig-tailed sniper doll makes a return, count me out.

Squid Game creator and director Hwang Dong-hyuk has confirmed that a second season of his smash hit series Squid Game is in the works. The first season- which quickly became an international phenomenon and one of Netflix’ biggest-ever titles- is still being promoted by the cast and director in Los Angeles, but the fresh global rollout hasn’t halted Dong-hyuk’s plans for a reprisal. 

“There’s been so much pressure, so much demand and so much love for a second season,” Dong-hyuk said on a red carpet overnight,  “so I almost feel like you leave us no choice!” 

While the creator’s vision for a second time in the blood-soaked arena is concrete, Dong-hyuk went on to elaborate that the writing process for a second season hasn’t begun, and Netflix has yet to make any official announcements either. 

“There will indeed be a second season, it’s in my head right now…I do think it’s too early to say when and how that’s going to happen,” he said. 


Since premiering in September, Squid Game has already accounted for three billion minutes of Netflix’ viewership, and is projected to make the streaming service $891 million, which is nearly double what the winner of the actual children’s game contest gets in the show. 

Elsewhere, we’ve ranked our favourite games in the series’ first season, and you can check that out here

Words by Tom Disalvo November 10, 2021
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