Director and screenwriter of the popular TV series “Squid Game” Hwang Dong-hyuk plan to invite the famous actor Leonardo DiCaprio to continue the project. The director said that they can find a guest role for a big Hollywood star in future episodes.
“There will be no known Hollywood actor in Season 2. That’s not in the plan and if the stage changes, maybe in Season 3 – but for Season 2, it is still set in Korea”,
– Hwang said.
Leonardo DiCaprio himself previously admitted that he is a big fan of the “Squid Game”, Variety reports. Earlier, the streaming service Netflix published a short teaser of the second season of the “Squid Game” on its social networks. In the video, the famous doll that appeared in the first trial looks into the camera. Her eyes open, and the number 2 appears in one of the pupils.
Netflix has also officially announced the start of work on the second season of the Korean series. The creator of the Squid Game, Hwang Dong-hyuk, thanked the fans of the project and noted that “it took 12 years to create the show – and 12 days for it to break the popularity records on Netflix.”
At the moment, the exact release dates of the second season of “Squid Game” are unknown. At the same time, the director of the project stated in spring media interviews that viewers can wait for new episodes of the show no earlier than the end of 2023. The director advised fans to hope for the release of the sequel in 2024.
The director of the project wants to delve into the topic of cooperation between people during violent survival games. The action of the new series will revolve around the character of Seong Gi-hun. The director is also confident that the “Squid Game” will have a third season after the filming of the second one is completed.
It is known that the second season of “Squid Game” will be the beginning of its own cinematic universe series on Netflix. The central character of the show, Seong Gi-hun, will undergo a transformation in the new series of the project. He will be affected by the news that one of the players he made friends with during the Game turned out to be its creator. According to Hwang Dong-hyuk, the changes will be similar to the story of Anakin Skywalker, who turned into Darth Vader.