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Netflix Releases First Images from ‘Squid Game’ Season 2

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A scene from 'Squid Game' season 2.

A scene from ‘Squid Game’ season 2. Photo: Netflix.

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  • The first images of ‘Squid Game’ Season 2 are online.
  • Star Lee Jung-jae will be back with a mix of returning and new cast.
  • Netflix released a trailer for its new and returning shows for 2024.

The wait for a new season of ‘Squid Game’ has been almost as torturous as some of the twists in the first run, all the way back in 2021.

‘Squid Game’ become Netflix’s most-watched show, with the company estimating that subscribers worldwide streamed 1.65 billion hours of the show in the first 28 days of its release. It inspired many Halloween costumes based on the contestants’ numbered green tracksuits and the orange jumpsuit/face mask combination sported by guards on the show.

And while last year’s reality show ‘Squid Game: The Challenge’ may have tried to tide us all over, it was far from the real thing. The good news for fans, then, is that it’ll be back for a second season this year, with pictures to prove it.

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What’s the story of ‘Squid Game’?

A scene from 'Squid Game' season 2.

A scene from ‘Squid Game’ season 2. Photo: Netflix.

Season One saw 456 cash-poor contestants are invited by a mysterious organization to compete in a series of children’s games – with deadly consequences – to win a piece of the ₩45.6 billion prize pool (around $38.5 million).

If you’re one of the potentially three people where Netflix is available that somehow didn’t watch the show, we won’t spoil anything further.

What will happen in the new season?

A scene from 'Squid Game' season 2.

A scene from ‘Squid Game’ season 2. Photo: Netflix.

If you’re desperate for any tiny morsel of information, the details are so far very limited.

Here’s all we know… “Main man Seong Gi-hun (Lee Jung-jae) abandons his US plans after a mysterious call and embarks on a chase with a motive.”

The new season will also welcome other beloved characters back like Front Man (Lee Byung-hun) and Recruiter (Gong Yoo). Adding to the intrigue, a new character played by Park Gyu-young makes her debut, sparking curiosity about the new character.

What other shows and movies will come to Netflix in 2024?

Bria Murphy as Officer Renee Minnick and Eddie Murphy as Axel Foley in 'Beverly Hills Cop: Axel F.'

(L to R) Bria Murphy as Officer Renee Minnick and Eddie Murphy as Axel Foley in ‘Beverly Hills Cop: Axel F.’ Photo: Melinda Sue Gordon/Netflix ©2023.

For those eager to hunt for more clues as to what will be happening, footage from ‘Squid Game’s second season was included in a big new trailer released by Netflix.

The trailer featured a wealth of looks at shows both old and new, plus movies that will launch. So if you’re a fan of ‘Cobra Kai’, ‘The Diplomat’, ‘Bridgerton’ and ‘Sweet Tooth’ or are anticipating new series including ‘3 Body Problem’, ‘Avatar: The Last Airbender’ and the arrival of movies such as ‘Axel F’, ‘Hit Man’, and the second entry in Zack Snyder’s ‘Rebel Moon’ franchise, chances are you’ll find something to get excited about here.

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Check out the trailer…

When will ‘Squid Game’s second season land on Netflix?

The streaming service has yet to confirm when the show will hit our screens, so for now we’ll just have to keep on waiting. Red light!

A scene from 'Squid Game' season 2.

A scene from ‘Squid Game’ season 2. Photo: Netflix.

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