Its’s a greenlight for Netflix hugely popular Squid Game Season 2, and the news has created a big buzz. The video streaming platform dropped a quick teaser on Sunday, officially confirming the return of the hit drama series ‘Squid Game’ for a second season.
“GREENLIGHT! Red light… GREENLIGHT! The Squid Game has been renewed for Season 2!” read the text with the video, which included a quick animation of the massive robotic doll that appears prominently in the pilot episode of ‘Squid Game.’
According to a report the footage came with a letter from Hwang Dong-Hyuk, the show’s creator, writer, director, and executive producer, detailing which characters will return for the sequel.
Squid Game Season 2: The First season took just 12 days to become the most popular Netflix series
In his statement, Hwang said, “It took 12 years to bring the first season of ‘Squid Game’ to life last year. But it took 12 days for ‘Squid Game‘ to become the most popular Netflix series ever. As the writer, director and producer of ‘Squid Game,’ a huge shout out to fans around the world. Thank you for watching and loving our show.”
The statement further teased a bit of the story for the follow-up season, revealing that protagonist Seong Gi-hun (Lee Jung-jae) and the masked antagonist the Front Man (Lee Byung-hun) will both return.
As per Variety, the first season of ‘Squid Game‘ marked Netflix’s biggest TV show ever; logging 1.65 billion hours of viewing in the first four weeks of its release last fall. Previously, in January, Netflix co-CEO Ted Sarandos officially confirmed more episodes were on the way.