Squishy game The first season broke records when it aired on Netflix. With its smash hit, it easily became a fan favorite among the masses, including celebrities. The creator himself did not expect the series to gain such fame.
So when asked who Hwang Dong-hyuk would like to see in the next season of his show, he didn’t hesitate to dream big. As the series sees its sequel in production, the drastic change in budget has allowed Hwang Dong-hyuk to aspire to a more famous cast that might just include Hollywood actors.
Squid Game’s first season left fans wanting more
squid game featuring Lee Jung-jae and Jung Ho-yeon first aired in September 2021 and quickly climbed the charts as it headed towards the top spot. With Rotten Tomatoes giving the show a whooping 95%, it wasn’t unlikely that another season would soon be greenlit.
The series is about a secret game that at first glance appears to be a children’s game, but the stakes are much higher, the lives of contestants to be exact. It turns out that these candidates are all people who are in urgent need of money and can do anything to earn it to support their cause and their needs.
At first glance, the second season seemed impossible to Hwang Dong-hyuk. But the series becoming an acclaimed show to binge not only gave it the chance to do a second season, but also gave it a huge budget boost.
See also: ‘If the Scene Changes, Maybe in Season 3’: Squid Game Creator Teases ‘Big Fan’ Leonardo DiCaprio Could Appear in Future Seasons
Squid Game: Hwang Dong-hyuk’s Dream Cast
The creator of squid game, Hwang Dong-hyuk said he would like to see acclaimed Hollywood actors in future seasons if they were to be enlightened. He aspires to see “big players”, participate in his project.
One of those actors he wants to see is none other than Leonardo DiCaprio himself.
The show’s creator wants to see famous Hollywood actors as part of the story with DiCaprio included because he’s a “big fan” of the show. The second season, which is slated to air around 2024, has had fans waiting since the end of the first season with Seong Gi-hun’s red hair and determination to take down the match organizers.
See also: “You missed the whole f**king point of the show?” : Internet blows players participating in “Squid Game: The Challenge” – Reality series where 456 players compete for 4.56 million dollars
Fans React to Hollywood Actors Potentially Joining Korean Dramas
The audience, upon hearing this news, was puzzled, and the response was not as positive as Hwang Dong-hyuk expected. The comments on Twitter ranged from people walking away from the show if this were to happen to the hateful expectations the show would receive then.
squid game which is currently available to watch on Netflix is a South Korean show with an exciting storyline and an equally exciting cast. Seeing familiar faces who have had their fair share of fame doesn’t need to be pushed into a show that has found fame around the world, even with audiences who weren’t fans of Korean dramas before.
See also: ‘Leonardo DiCaprio is selfish, lazy and downright rude’: Oscar-winning actor embarrassed date by completely ignoring him, allegedly started vaping while listening to Mgmt