Hwang Dong-hyuk, the creator and director of Netflix’s hit series “Squid Game”, has decided on his next project.
Hwang Dong-hyuk, who created and directed every episode of Netflix’s South Korean mega-sensation “Squid Game”, is preparing for his new feature film.
Speaking during a session on MipTV with producer Jun-Young Jang, Dong-hyuk revealed that he has already penned a 25-page outline for a film adaptation of a work by a famous Italian intellectual and author of the novel “The Name of the Rose” Umberto Eco.
The name of the movie, which is stated to be a controversial production like “Squid Game“, will be “Killing Old People Club”. Dong-hyuk stated that the movie will be tougher and more violent than “Squid Game” and said that he may have to hide from old people after the movie is released.
Hwang Dong-hyuk, who will soon be returning to South Korea to write the second season of “Squid Game”, which is slated to air at the end of 2024, explained that the best compliment he received about his worldwide hit drama came from an idol. It’s none other than veteran director Steven Spielberg, who quickly reveals that he watched the drama in three days and told Dong-hyuk “now I want to steal your brain”. Hwang Dong-hyuk said, “Since he’s my movie hero, it was like the biggest compliment I’ve ever received in my life. I grew up watching his movies.” said.