“Squid Game” director Hwang Dong Hyuk and Netflix announced Season 2 and Season 3 plans and possibilities for the hit K-drama.
The next game: Hwang confirmed that the plotline of Season 2 will focus on Seong Gi Hun’s story as he seeks answers and tries to take down the people behind the “Squid Game,” reported Soompi.
- “The focus [of the season] will be the story of [Lee Jung Jae‘s character] Seong Gi Hun unraveling [the mysteries of the organization behind the game],” he said in an online interview with the Korean broadcaster KBS. “The overarching plotline of Season 2 will be the story of the people that Gi Hun meets and the people he chases after.”
- While the next season has been officially confirmed, Hwang also teased the possibility of a Season 3. “I’m currently in the midst of discussions with Netflix about Season 2 and Season 3 [of ‘Squid Game’],” he stated.
- “I think we’ll be reaching some sort of conclusion [to our discussions] soon,” Hwang added. “We know that many people are waiting, so everyone is working hard to prepare for the next season with a positive outlook.”
- On the same day, Netflix clarified: “It’s true that we are discussing a wide variety of possibilities for ‘Squid Game,’ including the production of a Season 3, but nothing has yet been set in stone.”