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‘Squid Game Will Get A Second Season’, Confirms Netflix

Seems like the Squid Game universe has just begun!

Netflix confirms renewal of 'Squid Game' for second season
Squid Game Will Be Returning With Season 2 (Image: Netflix)

Washington: Korean drama fans have good news to celebrate. 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 the 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.

Squid Game star O Yeong-su made history as the first Korean actor to win at the Golden Globe Awards and he thanked people for the feat. South Korean actor O Yeong-su won the country’s first Golden Globe award on Sunday for his role in Netflix hit Squid Game, drawing cheers at home and abroad despite criticism for the ceremony’s organisers over a lack of diversity.

O, 77, won best supporting actor in television for his portrayal of Oh II-nam, also known as The Host or Player 001, becoming the first South Korean ever to snatch a Golden Globe. It is O’s first nomination and win at the awards, conducted by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA), currently facing a boycott from crucial players due to alleged lack of diversity.

In the nine-part show, O posed as a frail, harmless old man, before eventually revealing his true identity as the sinister orchestrator of the games.

With ANI Inputs.

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