‘Squid Game’ director hints he may ask show’s ‘big fan’ Leonardo DiCaprio to join the cast

Netflix’s survival drama Squid Game has amassed an enormous fan following, with main Hollywood stars together with Leonardo DiCaprio heaping reward on the Hwang Dong-hyuk directorial. The Emmy Award-winning show revolves round a contest the place 456 gamers, all going by a deep monetary disaster, put their lives at stake to win a money prize of 45.6 billion. 

As per Variety, Hwang Dong-hyuk not too long ago attended a press convention the place he was requested about whether or not a Hollywood star will likely be seen within the show’s additional seasons. To this, the creator mentioned that whereas that will not occur within the second instalment, one can consider the concept in season 3. He additional teased that Leonardo DiCaprio is perhaps a great possibility, contemplating he’s a ‘large fan’ of the show. 

Squid Game director reveals Leonardo DiCaprio is ‘large fan’ of Netflix show

Mentioning that he’s open to increasing the cast sooner or later, Hwang added, “There will likely be no recognized Hollywood actor in Season 2.” He continued, “Leonardo DiCaprio did say he’s an enormous fan of Squid Game, so perhaps if time or possibilities enable, we will ask him to hitch the video games.”

He defined that worldwide stars aren’t part of season 2 as it’s set once more in Korea, nevertheless, he added that if the collection returns with a 3rd instalment, that will “in all probability change.” Hwang added that Netflix has created the funds for Squid Game 2, which is able to enter manufacturing subsequent yr and launch in 2024. He is presently within the midst of writing.

Hwang has additionally determined which video games will function within the second season, however did not give away particulars. He additional urged the media to maintain the small print to themselves in case they discover out. According to Deadline, he informed the paps, “I urge you to not write articles concerning the video games as a result of the viewers must really feel the suspense and thrill of what’s coming subsequent.”

He additional joked, “If I get too drunk and babble, I ask you to suffocate me to cease me from giving spoilers.” Squid Game season 1 starred Lee Jung-jae (who performs Gi-hun), Park Hae-soo (Sang-woo), and Jung Ho-yeon (Sae-byeok) and extra in pivotal roles. 

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This article was first printed in www.republicworld.com

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