The K-drama that conquered the world on Netflix will return in 2024: and for the first time in two years, the streaming giant presented a preview of Seong Gi-hun’s return in season 2 of Squid Game.
Squid Game became the most awarded K-drama in history, opening the doors to Hollywood for creator Hwang Dong-hyuk and providing the opportunity for a second season. And the sequel is eagerly awaited by fans, since it will pick up Gi-hun’s story where we left off.
Gi-hun was changed by the brutality suffered during the childish games perverted by the secret program that had recruited him. And far from being satisfied with having survived and pocketed the jackpot, the hero fully intends to take revenge.
Patience has finally paid off: Netflix has released a first teaser for season 2 of Squid Game, and the series already seems to have kept its atmosphere and tone.
Gi-hun returns in season 2 of Squid Game
A first teaser for season 2 of Squid Game transports viewers just after the finale of the first season, while Gi-hun is still at the airport.
Introducing the very first look at SQUID GAME SEASON 2. Coming this year. pic.twitter.com/fzRzdtHRDY
— Netflix (@netflix) February 1, 2024
In the Korean series finale, Gi-hun sees the world differently following the trauma of the games. It must be said that there was a lot of information to collect: in addition to being the sole survivor, he discovered the real identity of player number 001, understanding that he had always been played with in a world indifferent to distress. social.
After distributing his winnings to the families of former participants, Gi-hun colors his hair and prepares to join his daughter on the plane. It’s there that he sees the recruiter who had led him into the adventure approaching someone else. The reality is difficult to accept: the games are not finished despite the death of their creator.
An exciting season 2 for Squid Game
The Korean series managed the feat of convincing a large part of the Netflix audience, confirming in the process that Korea has a solid arsenal of productions likely to appeal to a Western audience. Faced with the success, the announcement of a season 2 for Squid Game fell.
— Netflix K-Content (@netflixkcontent) February 1, 2024
“First images. Squid Game Season 2. Scheduled for 2024.”
We know that Gi-hun will be looking for answers about the games, and viewers are expected to learn more about those responsible. Many other characters will return, in addition to the surviving player: the recruiter, Front Man and even Hwang Jun-ho will be there.
The new season will also include a new cast, bringing into the team the star of another very popular K-drama, Sweet Home: Park Gyu-young. Indeed, Netflix revealed a first glimpse of his character, holding the business card marked with the three iconic symbols. There is therefore a good chance that she will become a player herself.
Squid Game season 2 does not yet have an official release date, but it is scheduled for late 2024 on Netflix.