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Netflix announces another round of global hit 'Squid Game'

By :Reuters
Published : Jun 13, 2022 01:13:00 PM | SHOWBIZ

Global megahit "Squid Game" will return for a second season, Netflix Inc announced on Sunday, offering a few hints about what is to come in the dark Korean drama.

 

"Squid Game" became Netflix's most-watched series when it was released in September 2021. 

 

The show tells the story of cash-strapped contestants who play childhood games for a chance of life-changing sums of money. It inspired countless memes and Halloween costumes and kickstarted sales of green tracksuits.

 

Writer and director Hwang Dong-hyuk teased a few details about the show's second season in a letter released by Netflix.

 

Characters Gi-hun and The Front Man will return, he said, and "the man in the suit with ddakji might be back."

 

"You'll also be introduced to Young-hee's boyfriend," he added.

 

Young-hee is a motion-sensing animatronic doll featured in one of the games.

 

Netflix did not say when the new season would be released.