Speaking with AP, the director, creator and writer said that there had been ‘so much pressure, so much demand and so much love for a second season’, admitting that he felt as though he had ‘no choice’ but to reveal that there would indeed be a season two.
Dong-hyuk didn’t give too much away in terms of plot details, but did reveal that he is currently ‘in the planning process’ and that ‘it’s in my head right now’.
— AP Entertainment (@APEntertainment) November 9, 2021
I do think it’s too early to say when and how that’s going to happen. So I will promise you this: Gi-hun will come back, and he’ll do something for the world.
Speaking with The Times last month, Dong-hyuk hinted that a second season may focus on the masked Frontman as well as the role of the police.
The first nine-episode season of the Korean survival drama landed on Netflix on September 17, and quickly became one of the most talked-about shows of 2021, offering a fresh and timely take on the battle royale genre.