A new season of the South Korean dystopian drama Squid Game is in the works.

The creator of the hit Netflix series Hwang Dong-hyuk confirmed this information to The Associated Press (AP) during a question-and-answer session in Los Angeles, Variety reveals.

“There was so much pressure and demand and love for a second season.

I almost have the impression that you do not give us a choice, ”said Hwang Dong-hyuk on Monday evening.

In less than four weeks on Netflix, the series had been seen by 111 million subscribed households, a record for a series start on the platform, the group had indicated in October.

A record start on Netflix

Mixing social allegory and extreme violence,

Squid Game

features characters from the most marginalized fringes of South Korea, including an Indian migrant and a North Korean defector, participating in traditional children's games to win 45.6 billion won (33 million euros).

The juxtaposition of childish pastimes and their fatal consequence, with a polished production and sumptuous scenography, has indeed conquered a very large audience around the world, the series prancing at the top of the rankings on Netflix in more than 80 countries.

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