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Here’s all the K-content Netflix will drop in 2024, including ‘Squid Game’ 2

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Streaming service Netflix is set to captivate global audiences in 2024 with a diverse lineup of Korean content, including returning favorites like “Squid Game” and “Sweet Home.”

Anticipated returns: This year’s fan favorites include the anticipated second season of “Squid Game” and the third season of “Sweet Home.” “Gyeongseong Creature,” the thriller series starring Park Seo-joon and Han So-hee, will also be releasing its new season set in present-day Seoul, while “Hellbound” Season 2 will delve into the aftermath of the first season’s chaos.

“This year, our K-Content lineup delivers a diverse array of titles that capture the true essence of Korean storytellers. Whether it’s series, films, or innovative unscripted shows, we’ll share unforgettable experiences with entertainment fans worldwide and unmissable titles that you can enjoy only on Netflix,” said Don Kang, vice president of content (Korea), Netflix.

Quarter 1: In the first quarter of 2024 (January to March), Netflix has or will be releasing titles including “The Bequeathed,” “Captivating the King,” “Badland Hunters,” “Doctor Slump,” “A Killer Paradox,” “Risqué Business: The Netherlands and Germany,” “My Name is Loh Kiwan,” “Queen of Tears” and “Chicken Nugget.”

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But perhaps the most anticipated series is “Physical: 100,” which became the first unscripted series to hit No. 1 on Netflix’s Global Top 10 TV (Non-English) list. The new season will feature a new group of 100 contestants from even more diverse backgrounds as they push their boundaries in extensive challenges within a new underground concept.

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Quarter 2: Netflix will be starting off the second quarter with director Han Jae-rim’s “The 8 Show,” which follows eight individuals trapped in a mysterious eight-story building who participate in a dangerous game show where they can earn money. Other titles set to be released from April to June are “Parasyte: The Grey Agents of Mystery,” “Super Rich in Korea,” “Sweet Home Season 3,” “Resident Playbook (WT),” and “Hierarchy.”

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Quarter 3: In the third quarter of the year, “Gyeongseong Creature” will be released along with fresh K-content such as “The Influencer,” “The Whirlwind,” Officer Black Belt, “Unknown Chefs (WT)” and “The Frog.”

“This year, we want to celebrate the diversity of Korean storytelling, offering something for everyone and an enriching experience for audiences everywhere,” Kang said.

Quarter 4: To end 2024, Netflix will be rolling out new seasons of the anticipated series “Single's Inferno,” “Zombieverse” and “Hellbound.” As for the new dramas, Netflix’s line-up includes “Mr. Plankton,” “The Great Flood,” “Uprising” and “The Trunk.”

“Squid Game" Season 2: While the highly anticipated thriller series has been confirmed to be releasing this year, it currently does not have an exact release date. However, Netflix promised an exciting journey ahead for protagonist Seong Gi-hun (Lee Jung-jae) — also known as Player 456 — after he narrowly escaped death from the last Games.

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