After the end of the first season of “The Squid Game“(” Squid Game “in English) it is inevitable to think of a second installment of Netflix’s South Korean series, however, so far the popular streaming platform has not made any announcement about it.
For the fiction starring Lee Jung Jae, Park Hae Soo and Wi Ha Joon to get the green light, it is necessary to take into account that Dong-hyuk, the creator of the series, took a decade to shape this story and bring it to the screens . Does it mean that a second season will take longer than expected?
For now, it only remains to wait for the official response from Netflix, which usually takes a few weeks to evaluate the reception their original productions have had. Although it does not share these figures, they can influence the renewal or cancellation of a series.
Although everything will depend on the start of filming. The recordings of the first episodes were temporarily stopped in August 2020 as a preventive measure due to the coronavirus pandemic, it is expected that the same will not happen with the new batch of episodes.
Perhaps the renewal will arrive at the end of 2021, which means that the recordings could begin in the first months of next year and continue with the post-production process until mid-2022, and in the best case the second installment will be released at end of that year. Otherwise, fans will have to wait until 2023.
At the end of the first season of “Squid GameGi-hun wins the game, but when he returns home he discovers that his mother is dead. This added to the guilt does not allow him to enjoy the prize, but after meeting the person responsible for the game and seeing him die, he looks for Sae-byeok’s brother, takes him to Sang-woo’s mother and hands him a large amount of money.
On his way to the airport to meet his daughter, Gi-hun sees the man who recruited him, but tries to reach him only gets a card with a number on it. He calls for information, but they warn him that he must get on the plane if he wants to live. However, Gi-hun hangs up and returns.
Therefore, a second season of “The Squid Game“I could follow the protagonist, who disobeyed the last order and did not get on the plane to confront those responsible for the game and prevent them from continuing to use desperate people to defend themselves. It could also focus on the survivors of the first game, or show a new group of players willing to fight for survival.