Lower than a 12 months following the large success of “Squid Recreation,” Netflix has launched the primary teaser of the sequence’ much-awaited second season.
The eerie teaser, which was posted by the streaming big on its official Twitter web page Monday, options the dystopian drama’s notorious motion-sensing doll, Younger-hee, and the “Purple Gentle, Inexperienced Gentle” track.
Within the caption, Netflix wrote, “Purple mild… GREENLIGHT! Squid Recreation is formally coming again for Season 2!”
Along with the creepy 10-second teaser, Netflix additionally shared a message from “Squid Recreation” director, author and government producer Hwang Dong-Hyuk.
In his message, Hwang confirmed the return of the present’s beloved stars together with Lee Jung-jae, who will probably be reprising his function as Gi Hun. Gong Yoo, whom Hwang known as “the person within the swimsuit with ddakji” may additionally return. Consequently, a brand new character will probably be launched within the sequence.
“An entire new spherical is coming,” Hwang mentioned within the clip. “It took 12 years to carry the primary season of ‘Squid Recreation’ to life final 12 months. However it took 12 days for ‘Squid Recreation’ to change into the most well-liked Netflix sequence ever. As the author, director and producer of ‘Squid Recreation,’ an enormous shout out to followers around the globe. Thanks for watching and loving our present.”
“And now, Gi Hun returns,” he continued. “The Entrance Man returns. Season 2 is coming. The person within the swimsuit with ddakji may be again. You will even be launched to Younger-hee’s boyfriend, Cheol-su.”
Since its launch in September 2021, the present has gained unprecedented success and rapidly grew to become Netflix’s greatest TV present ever. By October, the present has drawn 111 million followers worldwide and topped Netflix charts in additional than 80 international locations.
The hit sequence depicts a world of cash-strapped individuals who compete towards one another in conventional youngsters’s video games. The victor is awarded a hefty sum whereas the losers are killed by masked guards.
The present and its actors have received a slew of awards together with Finest Male Efficiency for Lee on the 2022 Impartial Spirit Awards in March. Previous to this, its solid additionally made historical past by changing into the primary Asians to obtain trophies from the Display screen Actors Guild (SAG).
Earlier, Hwang mentioned episodes for Season 2 might be prepared for launch by the tip of 2023.