If you have a Netflix subscription and internet access. Squid Game is a title that you might be well aware of or at least heard of for once. In just months of its release, Netflix’s South Korean survival drama Squid Game had emerged as one of the most-watched TV shows of all time for Netflix and a series that has established itself as a cult.
This phenomenon was last seen when Netflix’s Spanish drama Money Heist gained popularity. Since the show has been one of the fan-favorites of the past two months, the fans are seeking information regarding the release date of its second season. But have the makers renewed the show for a second season yet? Here’s everything you must know about Squid Game Season 2.
Squid Game: Has Netflix Renewed The Show?
Over the weeks, there have been a lot of rumors regarding the renewal of Squid Game for Season 2. At first, reports suggested that Netflix is moving to conclude the storyline with a 2-hour film. Later rumors emerged that the producers were in contact with the show’s director to discuss the imminent possibilities.
During an interview, the writer-director Hwang Dong-hyuk revealed that a second season would surely be coming. The director also said there is no pressure for the show’s renewal. Moreover, he is planning another project that will be a film and is quite confused about which one to shoot first.
Though, an official renewal is still pending from Netflix’s side. It is pretty evident that the show will return for a second season after such immense success.
Squid Game Season 2: Do We Have A Release Date?
The saga of 456 participants willing to do anything to get their life free of debts had everyone grabbed under its storyline in a short period of time. 456 random players fighting for prize money of $456 Million, but dying if they lose. So if the show is renewed for a second season, when would it release?
The first announcement regarding Squid Game was made public in 2019. Later it took two years for the team to complete its filming and finish up the production part. It is likely that we will get to see the second season sometime in late 2023 or early 2024. But, only if Netflix makes an official renewal announcement in 2021. The show has been on the top of Netflix’s Top 10 List for a long period of time, and its cancellation is highly unlikely.