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Squid Game Season 2: Cast, Plot, Awards, Release Date

Netflix Announced Squid Game Season 2

Netflix announced the second season of Squid Game on 12 June 2022. The teaser had the squid game fans excited. The season 1 of Squid game was thoroughly entertaining. According to Netflix, in the first four weeks after the Season 1 release of Squid Game 142 million people checked out the series.

Now, Netflix has officially announced the release of Squid Game Season 2. The Netflix fans are super excited for the second series of Squid Game. Check out the details, teaser and cast for the Season 2 here. Netflix wrote: “It’s a Green Light for ‘Squid Game’ Season 2”.

Squid Game

Squid Game Plot

The name squid game is taken from a Korean Children’s game. The series involves a competition among 456 players. All the competitors have a background of huge financial hardship. They have to risk their lives to win around $35 million prize money. As any player is killed, the prize money increases. As the series progresses, the characters in the series understands that they have to team up with other players to survive the game. There are people such as gangsters, pick pockets, investment banker, cancer afflicted person, etc.

Squid Game Main Characters

Following are the main characters in Squid Game season 1.

  1. Seong Gi-hun played by LEE JUNG-JAE
  2. Cho Sang-woo played by PARK HAE-SOO
  3. Hwang Jun-ho played by WI HA-JUN
  4. Oh Il-nam played by OH YOUNG-SOO
  5. Kang Sae-byeok played by JUNG HO-YEON
  6. Deok-su played by HEO SUNG-TAE
  7. Mi-nyeo played by KIM JOO-RYOUNG
  8. Ali played by TRIPATHI ANUPAM
  9. Byeong-gi played by YOU SEONG-JOO
  10. Ji-yeong played by LEE YOU-MI
Squid Game Characters

If you would like to know more about these characters in Squid Game you may check it out here.

Awards for Squid Game

The Squid Game Season 1 received numerous international awards for the web series and for actors. In 2022 itself Squid Game received awards from Hollywood Hollywood Critics Association TV Awards, 26th Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival, Critics’ Choice Super Awards. In 2021 also the Squid Game series bagged numerous awards. Various actors in the series such as Lee Jung-jae, HoYeon Jung, etc received best actor awards from various award committees.

Squid Game in Netflix

The web series was much appreciate by world wide audience. The Attraction seems to be number of factors such as children game template, survival of ordinary people in a dangerous plot, and excellent way of maintaining the suspense and thrill of the story. The dram involves thriller, action, drama , horror and every other element that a commercial movie would require.

Netflix had produced numerous successful series such as Squid Game. But now they are planning to squeeze more juice out of the huge success of Squid Game Series 1. So Netflix has announced on June 12, 2022 that the second season is going to be live very soon. The viewers are excited and lot of chatter is going on in the netspace, especially in twitter!

Squid Game Season 2 Release Date

The announcement for Season 2 is done on 12 June 2022. But exact date is not yet announced. Viewers are expecting it to come out as early as in September 2022 as the first season was launched in September 2021. However, many counter that saying, it cannot be produced that soon and be released. Anyhow, the viewers are super excited.

Squid Game Season 2 Announcement

The fans are expecting a trailer very soon. Netflix would do everything to keep the tempo high for the series. Recently  Squid Game #FYC tweeted gif with the caption “a caption into how human beings treat each other.”

Squid Game Season 2 Announcement

Netflix titled it ‘Red Light…Green Light’ while making the season 2 announcement of the Squid Game. They shared a write up from Hwang Dong-hyuk who is the writer, producer and director of the Squid Game series. He looks back and says that Squid Game season 1 took 12 years before it became a web series for people to watch. But it became an instant hit. He appreciate the fans for the huge welcome that the series received.

Hwang also gave out some teasers in his small write up: Gi-hun is returning, thre Front Man could be back, Young-hee’s boyfriend might be introduced, etc. He has given out enough cues for viewers’ imagination!

Squid Game Production

The creator-director Hwang Dong-hyuk claims that it took 12 years for the series to be produced. He tried it with many producers but was rejected. The story line was rejected as absurd and unrealistic. But 2021 saw Netflix dreaming with Hwang Dong-hyuk to see it in the screen. It was a nine episode web series. The series costed $21.4 million for production.

Squid game became one of the most popular Korean dramas in Netflix. Korean dramas in general are increasing in its popularity across the globe through OTT platforms such as Netflix and Amazon Prime.

Netflix claims that the show attracted 142 million people to its platform in the first month after the Squid Game release.

Squid Game Crypto Coin

The series Squid Game so caught the imagination of world audience that somebody came up with a crypto currency named Squid. It traded at $2800 when it was peaking. Then it virtually came down to zero value. It is considered a scam by many. But in Binance, you could buy Squid Game crypto in exchange for other cryptos. That is, Binance also did not trade squid game crypto upfront. It could be traded in exchange for other cryptos.

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