Here’s Your First Look at Netflix’s Squid Game 2

Here’s Your First Look at Netflix’s Squid Game 2

Netflix just announced a new season of its most popular series as the streaming platform revealed that Squid Game 2 will be showing this year! The “Next On Netflix” event gave a glimpse of what’s to come, adding to the excitement.

Squid Game 2 Production Details

  • WRITER/DIRECTOR: Hwang Dong-hyuk
  • PRODUCED BY: Firstman Studio
  • KEY CAST: Lee Jung-jae, Lee Byung-hun, Yim Si-wan, Kang Ha-neul, Wi Ha-jun, Park Gyu-young, Lee Jin-uk, Park Sung-hoon, Yang Dong-geun, Kang Ae-sim, Lee David, Choi Seung-hyun, Roh Jae-won, Jo Yuri, Won Ji-an, Gong Yoo (special appearance)

The series won 6 Primetime Emmy Awards, including Outstanding Directing and Outstanding Lead Actor. It also received accolades such as the Gotham Award for “Breakthrough Series” and an “AFI Honor in 2021”, and had a massive viewership.

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Gi-hun, portrayed by Lee Jung-jae, abandons his US plans and embarks on a chase with a motive in the heart-pounding finale clip presented at the event. The new season will welcome back Front Man (Lee Byung-hun) and Recruiter (Gong Yoo), and also introduce a new character played by Park Gyu-young, sparking curiosity among fans.

Hwang Dong-hyuk, the Emmy-winning director of Squid Game, is returning to direct his next project. He will also write and produce it and has assembled a talented cast. Needless to say, expectations are high for Squid Game 2 as viewers await more information about the new season on Netflix.

What is Squid Game?

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Squid Game is a Netflix series that premiered in 2021 and became an instant global sensation. It quickly gained immense popularity, becoming one of the most-watched shows on Netflix worldwide. In its first 28 days, it garnered over 1.65 billion viewing hours and was watched by more than 142 million households.


The series topped the “Today’s Top 10” list in 94 countries. It has not only gained a massive viewership but has also earned prestigious awards such as the Gotham Awards’ “Breakthrough Series” and the People’s Choice Award for “Binge-Worthy Show of 2021”. In addition, the series has received the “AFI Special Award”. 

Squid Game 2 Netflix

The Golden Globe Awards and the Critics’ Choice Awards have nominated Squid Game for its cinematic quality. The series received praise for its refreshing social commentary on a modern society that is filled with intense competition. The series tells the story against the backdrop of nostalgic childhood games, which have turned everything from the art, music, fashion, and games of Squid Game into a global cultural phenomenon.

The show caps off an exciting lineup of notable titles on the “Next On Netflix” video, including the final seasons of Cobra Kai and The Umbrella Academy.

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