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[Photo News] 'Squid Game' to return with second season in 2024

By Lee Yoon-seo

Published : Feb. 2, 2024 - 13:59

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A scene from A scene from "Squid Game Season 2" starring Lee Jung-jae (Netflix)
A scene from A scene from "Squid Game Season 2" starring Gong Yoo (left) and Lee Jung-jae (Netflix)
A scene from A scene from "Squid Game Season 2" starring Park Gyu-young (Netflix)
Poster for Poster for "Squid Game Season 2" featuring Lee Byung-hun (Netflix)

"Squid Game," the South Korean Netflix original drama series which took the world by storm upon its release in 2021, will return with a second season in 2024, according to Netflix.

The new season of the thriller will follow the story of Sung Ki-hun (played by Lee Jung-jae), who gives up his flight to the United States after discovering that the organizers of the death game are continuing to recruiting participants. The drama series will also follow the stories of various contestants who risk their lives to become the final winner and be awarded a prize of 45.6 billion won ($34 million).

According to Netflix, the new season will see the return of Korean actors Lee Jung-jae, Lee Byung-hun, Gong Yoo and Wi Ha-jun, as well as new recruits including Yim Si-wan, Kang Ha-neul, Lee Jin-wook, Choi Seung-hyun, Park Gyu-young, Yang Dong-geun and Lee Jin-wook.

The second season of "Squid Game" will be released exclusively on Netflix some time in 2024. No specific release date has been set yet.