The most viewed series on Netflix, Money Heist ended up with the fifth and final season in 2021 but the show still has a loyal fan base. This is why Netflix is coming up with Money Heist Korean remake. And rightly so since Netflix has been a witness of the K-fever with the super success of Squid Game worldwide.
To keep the K-fever going, Netflix has now announced the Korean remake of Money Heist. Kim Hong-sun will be directing the series and the screenwriter will be Ryu Yong-Jae. The production of the series will have a collaboration between BH Entertainment and Content Zium.
Money Heist: Korea Trailer
Netflix has streamed the first teaser of the upcoming K-drama series which is an adaption of the Spanish crime drama, Money Heist.
The trailer was released on January 18, 2022, which reveals the name of the remake series Money Heist: Korea – Joint Economic Area.
The trailer starts with the professor, portrayed by Yoo Ji-Tae who was a part of the Netflix show When My Love Blooms. He is seen plotting a heist, in front of a wall with several traditional Korean masks and the Spanish original’s iconic Salvador Dali mask. The trailer also shows the head of the Crisis Negotiation Team, Seon Woo-jin (played by Kim Yun-jin), seen in a control room. The trailer is a short revelation of each heist member along with their code names.
Watch the trailer here:
Money Heist: Korea Cast
Netflix has made a confirmation about the cast of the upcoming remake of the Spanish series Money Heist: Korea – Joint Economic Area. The cast is divided into the gang, the task force, and the hostages.
The gang consists of The Professor portrayed by Yoo Ji-Tae, Park Hae-Soo as Berlin, Jun Jong-Seo as Tokyo, Lee Won Jong as Moscow, Kim Ji-Hun as Denver, Jang Yoon-Ju as Nairobi,
Park Jung-Woo will be seen as Rio, Kim Ji-Hun as Helsinki and Lee Kyu-Ho as Oslo. The Taskforce is portrayed by Kim Yunjin as Seon Woojin and Kim Sung-O as Cha Moohyuk and the Hostages is played by Park Myung-Hoon as Cho Youngmin and Lee Joobeen as Yoon Misun.
Money Heist: Korea Release Date
The upcoming remake is all set to stream on Netflix.
On December 1, 2021, Park Hae-soo, who was also seen in Squid Game as Cho Sang-Woo, confirmed the Korean remake of Money Heist in a video. The series can premiere anytime in 2022. It is possible that there might be a delay owing to the Coronavirus pandemic which had has impacted the productions of many Korean dramas and has even put some of them on hold.
Money Heist: Korea Episodes
The upcoming series will have a total of 12 episodes in Season 1 and each episode will run for 60 minutes.