Creator and director of “Squid Game”, Hwang Dong-hyuk, has confirmed that the Netflix TV series would be back for a second season, Oyogist.com reports.
Dong-hyuk revealed this in an interview at an event for the series, as he also revealed a plot twist for the second season.
to him, one of the show’s major character, Gi-hun, would be back to do something for the world.
The director noted that based on the success of the series, the team is left with no choice than to create a second season, even though most South Korean series end at just a season.
“I almost feel like you leave us no choice,” he said.
The creator added, “There’s been so much pressure, so much demand and so much love for a second season.
”Adding that the second season is already in the works, he said, “It’s in my head right now. I’m in the planning process currently. But I do think it’s too early to say when and how that’s going to happen. So I will promise you this, Gi-hun will be back and he’ll do something for the world.
”Squid game has achieved great success and gained popularity around the world.Less than a month after its debut in September, the series recorded views by over 111 million Netflix accounts.“Squid Game” also clinched the No. 1 on Netflix’s Top 10 lists in 94 countries around the world. It’s the platform’s first-ever Korean series to reach No. 1 in the United States.