Connect with us

Entertainment

Netflix Releases Squid Game Season 2 Teaser

Published

on

Squid game season 2, Netflix Squid Game

Netflix has released Squid Game Season 2 Teaser, with new characters and twists to expect.

The streaming service greenlighted its hit drama series “Squid Game,” for season 2 after the success of Season 1.

In a series of tweet, Netflix featured a brief animation of the popular doll in the “Squid Game 1” which has sensors to detect body movements.

It tweeted saying:

“Red light… GREENLIGHT! Squid Game is officially coming back for Season 2!”

In November last year, creator, writer, director and executive producer Hwang Dong-Hyuk revealed that season 2 will be out.

He had said, “There will indeed be a second season.” “It’s in my head right now.”

This is after fans mounted pressure for the second season to come out.

ALSO READ: How To Track And Collect Your Int’l Passports Remotely With NIS New Technology

“You leave us no choice,” Hwang had told Associated Press back in November.

He had revealed that there was “so much pressure, so much demand, and so much love” for a second season from the millions of viewers who’ve made it Netflix’s most popular show.

Speaking further on the first season, the creator said, “It took 12 years to bring the first season of ‘Squid Game’ to life last year.

“But it took 12 days for ‘Squid Game’ to become the most popular Netflix series ever.”

“As the writer, director and producer of ‘Squid Game,’ a huge shout out to fans around the world.

“Thank you for watching and loving our show.”

The game:

Squid Game is the hit Netflix show about a deadly tournament of children’s games.

Netflix released the series in September 2021 and it quickly became Netflix’s most viewed series of all time.

In fact, globally, the show clocked in 1.54 billion hours of views within its first twenty-eight days on the streaming service.

Season 2 of the series was teased by Netflix in January 2022.

Also in January, Netflix co-CEO and chief content officer, Ted Sarandos, acknowledged that “the Squid Game universe has just begun.”

What To expect from season 2:

Netflix also tweeted giving viewers what they should expect from the Squid Game Season 2.

Also, creator, writer, director and executive producer Hwang Dong-Hyuk gave details on which characters are returning for the sophomore outing.

According to the creator, the front man will return in season 2.

“And now Gi-hun (Lee Jung-jae) returns; the Front Man (Lee Byung-hun) returns,” he wrote.

This is the first returning mention of the silent stranger that plays ddakji (the game where the player’s throw red and blue folding tiles at the ground), played by Gong Yoo. 

Also, this revelation gives viewers a bit of answers to many unanswered questions surrounding the character.

Moreover, the announcement featured a brand-new poster which shows the right eye of the familiar doll.

The doll could be Cheol-su.

Also, inside the eye that fans of the series would know serves as a deadly motion tracker, the number “2” is shown in a bright red.

Cheol-su, is the “boyfriend” of Young-hee, who is the giant doll that served as a camera in the series’ most iconic game, “Red Light, Green Light.”

Meanwhile, the creator equally wrote saying, “The man in the suit with ddakji might be back. You’ll also be introduced to Young-hee’s boyfriend, Cheol-su.”

Implications:

Though this announcement indicates the first  episode of the second season is coming closer.

However, the official release date is not yet out. Netflix declined to offer any additional comment.

 

 

Anthony Chinonso Ogbonna is the editor of Techuncode media. He is a seasoned journalist whose stint cuts across broadcast, print and, especially, the online media. A graduate of Mass Communication from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN), Anthony holds a Masters Degree in Multimedia Journalism. He aligns his belief with those of world tech communities, holding tenaciously that the world is solely driven and can only be best with tech. Furthermore, Anthony believes that technology is simple, fun and is not what one, especially Africans, should be scared of, hence, his passion for telling compelling stories about tech in ways relatable to the ordinary user. He has his hobbies in reading and designing (new hobby though.)

Trending