The South Korean series about survival games is very close to becoming the most watched title on the platform.
The South Korean series The Squid Game is on its way to becoming Netflix’s most watched series and its millions of fans around the world are already theorizing about its possible continuity. However, the creator of the fiction, Hwang Dong-hyuk, has assured that he is quite exhausted and has no plans, at the moment, for a second season of the series that has put him on everyone’s lips.
According to Hwang, more accustomed to making movies, the production of the nine episodes that make up the season 1 of The Squid Game It has been an arduous process, a lot of work and a lot of time invested, and just the thought of getting down to work with a second installment is quite “exhausting”. “To write The Squid Game it was harder than normal for me. It took me six months to write and rewrite the first two episodes “, explained in statements to Variety, also ensuring not to have “well-developed plans. “
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However, although the position of the creator is, a priori, little hopeful in the face of the renewal, Netflix is interested in the renewal for a season 2 of The Squid Game, the most watched non-English-speaking series in its history and which is on its way to unseat The Bridgertons from the most seen podium.
It is no surprise that Netflix is interested in the continuity of the South Korean survival series, but in the latest statements from Bella Bajaria, director of global TV of the ‘streaming’ platform leaves no doubt that this is the case. According to the Netflix directive to Vulture, they are going to serve Hwang, which is now immersed in “a movie and other things he’s working on.” According to Bajaria, Since the creator would like to have other scriptwriters to start with a new installment, from the platform they are “trying to find the right structure for him.”
And it is that, although Hwang was “exhausted” in his day and assured that thinking about season 2 was “exhausting”, he did not rule it out completely as long as the creative tasks were shared: “If I had to do it, certainly not I would do it alone. I would consider using a writing team and I would want several experienced directors. ”
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Meanwhile, the millions of fans throughout continue with word of mouth, while they continue to think about the games and the best way to solve them and theorizing, of course, with how the story could continue.
So even though season 2 looked far away a week ago, the possibility that The Squid Game have a future on the platform is gaining weight little by little.