The Squid Game’s director Hwang Dong-Hyuk has said that season two of the Netflix hit is on the cards.
Hwang said that the second series of Netflix’s most successful show is “in the planning process currently”.
“There’s been so much pressure, so much demand, and so much love for a second season. So I almost feel like you leave us no choice”, Hwang also added. “But, I will say that there will indeed be a second season”.
“It’s in my head right now”.
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Cast member Wi-Ha-joon also hinted at a possible season two of the show.
“My hope is that season two comes out, Jun Ho returns alive, and the story with Jun Ho’s brother is resolved well”, Wi said. “I really want Jun Ho to live. But it really can’t be predicted. Only the director knows, [but] I want to live and appear in season two”.
Focus on the Front Man
Creator of the Squid Game, Hwang had said that a second season of the show could to a focus on the Front Man.
“One [idea] would be the story of the Front Man”, Hwang said to the Times. The Front Man was in charge of the deadly tournament from season one.
Netflix who have yet to comment on the recent announcement regarding a potential for season two of The Squid Game, also confirmed back in October that they had to edit out a phone number which appeared on the show during season one.
Along with a South Korean women, several other women who use similar combinations with phone numbers also received an onslaught of random phone calls. Some callers were even asking to join The Squid Game’s grisly life-or-death games.
Characters of The Squid Game are given phone numbers to contact on a calling card if they would like to take part in a survival ceremony.
Those numbers are real phone numbers. One business woman was left tormented by a wave of calls, turning her life upside down.
One woman said she received a barrage of phone calls and text messages “to the point that it’s hard for me to go on with daily life”.
She also added, “At first I didn’t know why, but my friend told me that my number came out in Squid Game and that’s when I realised”.
Netflix also released this statement, “Together with the production company, we are working to resolve this matter, including editing scenes with phone numbers where necessary”.