Netflix has released a new video of “Squid Game Season 2” which is confirming that the second season is underway and a statement that confirms several returns.
Red light… GREENLIGHT!
Squid Game is officially coming back for Season 2! pic.twitter.com/4usO2Zld39
— Netflix (@netflix) June 12, 2022
The series gained a critical and commercial success, earned three Golden Globe nominations, including South Korean veteran actor O Yeong-su winning Best Supporting Actor in a Series for his portrayal of Oh Il-nam/Player 001. It also made history by becoming the first non-English show to receive four major SAG nominations including Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor for Lee Jung-jae, Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor for Jung Ho-yeon, Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble, and Outstanding Performance by a Stunt Ensemble.
Squid Game helmed by writer-director Dong-Hyuk, who is best known for his work on South Korean films such as The Fortress, Miss Granny. The story centers around a group of 456 cash-strapped players who accepted a strange invitation to compete in children’s games on a remote island in hopes of winning 456 billion won. However, they find out that the prize comes with deadly high stakes.
Creator Hwang Dong-Hyuk wrote his statement.