faced a red light for 10 years. But if Netflix gives season 2 a green light, the show could focus on one of its most sinister characters.
Netflix has said the stylishly unsettling South Korean drama is. Squid Game creator Hwang Dong-hyuk tried to get it made for a decade before Netflix picked it up. Now that it's a hit, there's a good chance more will follow after the . The series premiered Sept. 17.
A second season could focus on the masked Frontman and the role of the police in the disturbing story, Hwang told The Times.
Hwang told The Wall Street Journal he came up with the idea for Squid Game over 10 years ago but was rejected by South Korean producers. Netflix, however, bought into the show's themes of economic desperation and inequality through a chilling Battle Royale-style fantasy lens.
Whether or not there's more to follow, at least the show arrived just in time for those striking pink and green uniforms to inspire yourthis year.