Excited to know the Korean remake of the hit Netflix Spanish show, “Money Heist” Release Date and other details? Here we have separated every one of the little things we know up until now.
Netflix’s Spanish-crime series, Money Heist, also locally known as, La Casa de Papel was a monstrous hit on the streaming stage. It turned into Netflix’s most-watched series that turned four seasons with the fifth and last season well in progress.
However, it’s not totally unexpected that the worldwide hit show will get a Korean remake, given the popularity of Korean drama all over the world. Fans will be delighted to know that they can soon experience that thriller and magic all over again thanks to Netflix announcing the Korean adaptation of the Money Heist.
Money Heist Korean Remake Release Date
Netflix will be creating a Korean version of its own Spanish-language action thriller series Money Heist. The production will be a collaboration between the country’s BH Entertainment and Contents Zium.
Concerning the release date, Netflix hasn’t confirmed the delivery date of this Korean Adaptation of Money Heist, yet we’d hope to see the drama show up later than expected in 2021 or mid-2022.
Money Heist Korean Remake Cast
The Korean remake of the Spanish-crime show will be helmed by Director Kim Hong-sun who recently dealt with other crime action Korean dramas like Voice (2017) and The Guest (2018). Meanwhile, Ryu Yong-jae will act as a screenwriter for this adaptation who worked for the other Netflix original series My Holo Love (2020).
The official Instagram handle of Netflix Korea recently unveiled the mega cast of the k-drama. According to Netflix Korea, popular model and actor filmmaker Yoo Ji-tae has been selected to play The Professor, originally portrayed by Álvaro Morte in the Money Heist who is known for his work in One Fine Spring Day (2001), Oldboy (2003), and Secret Love (2010).
Jeon Jong-seo will be making her drama debut through the lead role as Tokyo, the storyteller of the show. Jeon is generally known for her breakout part in Burning (2018) and the recent Netflix horror movie, The Call (2020). The rest of the gang members will be portrayed by Prison Playbook’s (2017) Park Hae-soo as Berlin, veteran actor Lee Won-jong as Moscow, Flower of Evil’s (2020) Kim Ji-hun as Denver, Jang Yoon-ju as Nairobi, Kim Ji-hun as Helsinki and lastly Lee Kyu-ho as Oslo.
Actor Park Jung-woo was given a role as Rio however his agency announced that because of scheduling conflicts with the current drama he’s shooting he needs to venture down from his role as Rio. Lee Hyun-woo will be taking control over Rio’s role instead. This will be Lee’s comeback drama since The Liar and His Lover (2017).
For the Task Force team, Korean-American actress Kim Yun-jin will act as Seon Woo-jin and Kim Sung O who is well known for her supporting role in dramas like Secret Garden will be playing the role of Cha Moo-hyuk. While there are many hostages in the original series, two principal cast members have been reported up for the role of hostages till now.
Park Myung-hoon who was previously seen in the movie Parasite (2020) will be playing Cho Young-min and Lee Joobeen will be playing Youn Misun who acted in a recent drama She Would Never Know (2021).
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Money Heist Korean Remake Story
While very few details have been uncovered about the plot, we can anticipate that the remake should follow the Spanish original firmly given the declaration of all the significant projecting roles.
It will be set on the Korean Peninsula and will follow a skillful mastermind and genius, The Professor, who forms a group of criminals and negligible thieves that assert various abilities and characters to pull off a heist. In the original series, the heist happens on the Royal Mint of Spain and the Bank of Spain. We can anticipate where it will occur in the Korean remake which will make the 12 episodes drama.
Some Facts Of Money Heist Korean Remake
The creator and head director of the original series Money Heist has praises and the adaptation and said “Korean makers have been fostering their own language and varying media culture for quite a long time. They have overseen, similar to our series, to go past social lines and become a perspective for a great many watchers throughout the world, particularly among youngsters.”
That is the reason I think that it’s fascinating that the world of La Casa de Papel (Spanish Title) is so appealing to Korean makers as to do an adaptation. The way that the show is set on the Korean Peninsula likewise which seems innovative to me which I am truly thrilled about,” he further added in the statement.
The original series i.e., Money Heist debuted its fourth season in April 2020 and its fifth and final season is currently under production. Due to a delay in production because of the pandemic, Netflix had green signaled the show to release later this year.
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