"Squid Game" is a fictional drama from South Korea in which contestants who are desperately in need of money play deadly children's games to win cash prizes.

Seong Gi-hun, the main protagonist of "Squid Game," is a divorced gambler who entered the contest for the big money

Netflix told CNN in October that "Squid Game" was the "biggest-ever series at launch" for the company. It is the platform's first-ever Korean series to reach No. 1 in the United States,

"It took 12 years to bring the first season of Squid Game to life last year," Hwang said in the letter. "But it took 12 days for Squid Game to become the most popular series ever." 

"There's been so much demand, love and attention for a season two," he said. "So I feel I have no choice but to make a season two."

Yes, it's official - season two is on the way. In June 2022, a post shared via the show's official Twitter page read: 'On your marks. Get set. Greenlight. Squid Game continues, only on Netflix.

We first heard about Netflix’s Squid Game back in 2019. It then took another two years for filming and production to finish up, so it’s likely we wouldn’t see a second season until 2023

Director Hwang Dong-hyuk said Squid Game Season 2 will see the return of Seong Gi-hun  and Front Man . Netflix on Sunday announced that their hit series Squid Game will return for another season

No. of episodes: 9 Production company: Siren Pictures Inc.  Original release: September 17, 2021 –;  present Budget: $21.4 million