Onesumore: Netflix K-Drama Thriller ‘Squid Game’ Season 1: Everything We Know So Far

2021 is shaping up to be one of the best years for South Korean content on Netflix. With many exciting new originals arriving throughout the year, one of the series we’re particularly excited about is the release of Squid game. We keep track of everything you need to know about Squid Game, including plot, cast, trailer updates, and Netflix release date.

Squid game is an upcoming Netflix Original K-Drama thriller series written and directed by Hwang Dong-Hyuk. It’s been four years since Hwang Dong Hyuk’s last project, The fortress, for which he won numerous prestigious awards at the Blue Dragon Film Awards, including the award for best screenplay.

Netflix has spent hundreds of millions of dollars on content originating in South Korea, with the majority of the money spent on the originals arriving in 2021.


When is Squid game season 1 coming to Netflix?

We haven’t received an exact release date, but we do know that Squid game arrives on Netflix in 2021. We expect to see Squid game land on Netflix soon, so expect to see an update on a release date in the coming months.


What is the plot of Squid game?

A group of contestants are invited to participate in a survival game, with the grand prize of $ 10 million. Taking place in an undisclosed location, none of the competitors are allowed to leave until there is a final winner. For each competitor, it is a chance of a lifetime to rebuild their life after failing themselves before.

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Who is in the cast of Squid game?

Here are the confirmed main and supporting players of Squid game:

Role Cast member Where have I seen / heard them before?
Ki hun Lee Jung Jae | Chief of Staff | Triple | Air City
Blood Woo Hae Soo Park Prison playbook | The legend of the blue sea | Six flying dragons
All Su Heo sung tae Different dreams | Your Honor | To cross
Joon ho Wi ha joon 18 Again | Romance is a bonus book | With coffee
TBA Jung Ho Yeon * Debut in Squid Game *
TBA At Ki Hong Youth record | Lawyer without rights | We are brothers
TBA Kim Joo Ryung When my love blooms | A-Teen 2 | The phantom detective

A small list of guest actors has also been confirmed to feature in Squid game:

Role Cast member Where have I seen / heard them before?
TBA Gong yoo Train to Busan | Goblin | Prince of coffee
TBA Jung Woo Hyuk Everyone says Kungdari | To clean | The walking stick
TBA Won Chun Gyu Chief of Staff | League of hot stoves | Hyena

Gong Yoo will also star in Netflix Original series The silent sea, which is also slated for a 2021 release.


When the production of Squid game take place?

It is not known when the production of Squid game started, but we know production was stopped in August 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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