The second season of the hugely popular show is approaching, and its creator has revealed teasing details of what to expect.
If your life lacks killer robot dolls, this gap will soon be filled.
Netflix reveals first details squid game second season in teaser video and message from creator Hwang Dong Hyuk.
A South Korean series with a haunting story centered on dastardly win-or-die games that exploit poor people and wealth inequality, squid game became Netflix’s most-watched original film when it racked up 1.65 billion watch hours on the platform in its first four weeks of release.
The teaser video shows a very close-up of the giant animatronic doll’s blinking red eye in the first game of the pilot series. Her deadly bullets killed anyone who dared to move after the red light flashed.
Hwang informed fans that a doll named Young Hee would return next season, and this time she teamed up, threatening to set her boyfriend on potential victims.
There were few specific details about the plot, but Hwang said that the main character Gi Hoon (Lee Jong Jae) and the villainous frontman (Lee Byung Hun) are returning, as well as the man in the suit (Gong Yoo) who recruits players with a game of ddakji.
“It took 12 years to introduce the first season squid game to life last year. But it took 12 days. squid game become the most watched Netflix series ever,” Hwang wrote in a statement posted on Twitter.
As a screenwriter, director and producer squid game, a huge hello to fans all over the world. Thank you for watching and enjoying our show.
“Join us once again for a brand new round.”
squid game became a surprise hit in 2021 as it swept across pop cultural discourse and viewers around the world were obsessed with the series and its many shocking twists and turns.
Hwang previously revealed that he struggled for ten years to get the green light for the series, and many Korean studios turned him down due to the show’s heavy violence.
He said he was living with his mother and grandmother when he came up with the story and had so little money that he sold his laptop for $675 to make ends meet.
Hwang’s life experiences on socio-economic marginality penetrated squid gamethemes about the struggles of the working poor and how the rich and the status quo use their desperation to survive.
FROMmoney gameThe plot involves a large-scale competition in which 456 debt-laden contestants are clamoring to win a US$50 million cash prize. In order to win, you must literally survive in a series of children’s games as the last survivor.
The show was a huge success not only with the audience, but also with critics. squid game was praised for its thematic richness, bold production design and visual identity, as well as the performances of the cast.
Lee Jong Jae and Jung Ho Young received the awards for Best Actor in a Drama Series and Best Actor in a Drama Series at the Screen Actors Guild Awards earlier this year. This was the first time these awards were presented to a non-English language series.
squid game He is expected to be competitive at the upcoming Emmy Awards.