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Best Netflix shows - Squid Game cast, HoYeon Jung
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Squid Game

  • Seasons: 1 
  • Created By: Hwang Dong-hyuk
  • Starring: Lee Jung-jae, Park Hae-soo, Wi Ha-joon, Jung Ho-yeon, O Yeong-su, Heo Sung-tae, Anupam Tripathi, and Kim Joo-ryoung

Squid Game was definitely the Netflix show of the fall of 2021! The show premiered in September 2021, and as we learned from Ted Sarandos, Squid Game is one of the biggest Netflix shows of all time, along with Bridgerton, Stranger Things, The Witcher, and others.

The Korean series tells the story of more than 400 people who start playing twisted games based on Korean children’s games for the ultimate grand prize of more than $100 million (US).

Squid Game season 2 is happening on Netflix. Creator Hwang Dong-hyuk confirmed the second season in November 2021.

It’s unclear when the Squid Game season 2 release date will be, but it definitely will not be released anytime in 2023, unfortunately. It’s looking more likely that Squid Game season 2 will be released on Netflix sometime in 2024.  — Bryce Olin

Watch Squid Game on Netflix