Netflix Drops Squid Games 2 Teaser; Director Hwang Dong-hyuk Hints At Gong Yoo’s Return

It’s time to rejoice, Squid games lovers! The beloved Korean thriller is back for its second season and fans can’t calm down. By posting a note written by Squid Game writer, director, producer and creator Hwang Dong Hyuk, Netflix announced the news on social media. The first season of the show was released last year and gained huge acclaim and popularity among fans.

The streaming giant posted a teaser from the show on Twitter and announced the second season. They wrote, “Red light…Green light! The Squid game is officially back for Season 2.”

On the same topic, Netflix shared the director’s note to fans. The post captioned, “Hwang Dong-Hyuksquidgame’s writer, director, producer and author has a message for fans:”

The message reads, “It took 12 years to launch the first season of Squid Game last year. But it took 12 days for Squid Game to become the most popular Netflix series of all time. As Squid Game writer, director and producer, he is a huge shout out to fans around the world. Thanks. Thank you for watching and loving our show. And now, Ji-hoon is back. The front man is back. Season two is coming. The man in the suit may be back with his ddakji. You will also get to know Cheoul-su, Young-hee’s friend.”

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With the announcement of the return of Squid Games, the director also hinted at the return of Gong Yoo, who appeared as a recruit in Season 1.

Soon after the news was shared on the micro-blogging site, dozens of fans entered the comments section expressing their enthusiasm for the upcoming web show.

One fan wrote, “OMG! I just can’t wait for this.” Another wrote, “I wonder you must have taken the actor’s fee to another level.”

A third user commented on social media, “You’d better be good.”

At the same time, people described the show as “exaggerated.”

Speaking of the story of the show, Squid tells the story of cash-strapped individuals who compete in kids games for a chance to win a large sum of money but for losers, death is the only option. The show became a global phenomenon overnight as it was at one time the most watched series on Netflix globally.

As fans know, during his interaction with Korean network KBS, Hwang revealed in December of last year, that he has not only finalized the blueprint for the second season, but is also in talks with Netflix for the third season of the show.

While talking about the same, Hwang also talked a little bit about the story of the second season. He said, “The focus will be on the story of Seong Gi Hun (played by lead actor Lee Jung) solving (the mysteries of the organization behind the game). The overall plot of Season 2 will be the story of the people Ji Hun meets and the people he chases after.”

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