‘Squid Game’ Creator Hints At Return Of Fan Favourite In Highly Anticipated Season 2

Good luck, players.

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Squid Game creator Hwang Dong-hyuk has dropped us some hints about what audiences may see in the show’s wildly anticipated sequel.

And look, they’re not huge hints. But this is the Squid Game sequel where talking about, and for Squid Game we will take what we can get.

The good people at Deadline did God’s work in approaching the creator on the red carpet at the Producers Guild of America Awards ceremony on Saturday; querying if Hwang could give fans a taste of what was to come. “There will be more great games, that’s all I can say,” he said.

In response to whether we would see the return of some of our Season 1 characters, Hwang gave a sobering response. “No, because most of them are dead,” he laughed. “I’ll try something to bring them back to Season 2.”

He reportedly then gestured to HoYeon Jung standing beside him, who plays Kang Sae-byeok in the show’s first season.  “Let’s say maybe she has a twin sister, you’ll see.”

HoYeon apparently laughed and said in response: “I could change my hair colour. Let’s do a little like plastic surgery.”

That being said, it sounds like it’s still early days for the Squid Game sequel. “I’m just still brainstorming and collecting the ideas for Season 2,” Hwang reportedly added. “I haven’t even started with the writing yet.” Relatable.

Last year, Squid Game surpassed Bridgerton as Netflix’s No. 1 show of all time, pulling in 1.65 hours of viewing in the month following its premiere in September 17, 2021.  At the end of Season 1, we see a dejected Gi-hun (Lee Jung-jae) decide against getting on a plane to visit his daughter in LA after seeing a recruiter try to lure more desperate people into the game. (Go and see your daughter, Gi-hun!)

“I will promise you this,” the director said of the sequel back in November. “Gi-hun will come back, and he will do something for the world.”

Until then, we’ll be taking in these dance moves on repeat.