The series creator confirms discussions with the platform for the sequel.
Squid Game became a global phenomenon in 2021. With its clever pitch, mixing Battle royale and Hunger games by hijacking children’s games in a cruel way, this violent critique of capitalism has been a big hit on Netflix. Unsurprisingly, the platform quickly wanted to launch a season 2, but its creator, Hwang Dong-Hyuk, wants to find the right idea before launching. He has already explained that he was thinking of conceiving a suite “Vader vs. Jedi way”, and now reveals he’s in talks with his producers to write not one new season, but two. “I am in talks with Netflix for seasons 2 and 3, he said to KBS, a Korean media relayed by Comic Book. We will come to the conclusion soon. “
The first season of Squid Game was a success and did not necessarily call for a sequel, although the end remains open enough to imagine new twists. Her crazy success surprised everyone, even Netflix CEO Ted Sarandos, who explained in October that she had been No. 1 in 94 countries, and especially that she had been seen (at least in part) by 142 million households, i.e. two-thirds of platform subscribers (the previous record was 81 million for The Bridgerton Chronicle). The subscriptions having increased following its publication, the financial fallout is estimated at nearly 900 million dollars, whereas it did not cost any. “than” 21 million.
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