Netflix confirms renewal of 'Squid Game' for second season

Created by Hwang Dong-hyuk, the first season of the show garnered popularity across the globe.

Published: 21st January 2022 10:40 AM  |   Last Updated: 21st January 2022 10:40 AM   |  A+A-

Squid Game

The dystopian survival drama from South Korea is said to have become Netflix's biggest-ever TV show.


WASHINGTON: Get ready to deep dive into the world of Squid Game once again. The streaming giant Netflix has officially renewed the popular show for its second season.

As per Variety, Netflix's co-CEO and chief content officer, Ted Sarandos, confirmed season 2 during Netflix's fourth-quarter 2021 earnings interview.

"Absolutely, the 'Squid Game' universe has just begun," Sarandos responded when asked whether there would be a second season of the South Korean survival drama.

Created by Hwang Dong-hyuk, the first season featured an ensemble cast including Lee Jung-jae, Park Hae-soo, Jung Hoyeon, and Oh Yeong-su. In the show 456 cash-strapped contestants are invited by a mysterious organization to compete in a series of children's games with deadly consequences to win around USD 38.5 million.

The show recently registered a big win at the Golden Globe Awards.


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