The official trailer of Money Heist – joint economic area, a Korean adaptation is finally out!
A spin on the original series, the Korean remake will premiere on June 24, 2022. The 12-episode series adaptation is directed by Kim Hong-sun and written by Ryu Yong Jae.
The series will have a very similar plot to the Spanish version also known as “La Casa De Papel”. The story revolves around a group of thieves who planned to conduct the biggest money heist to balance the rich-poor divide in society. Due to the unjust system, an inevitable heist is about to happen.
By adding a twist, the storyline is set in the chaotic Korean peninsula. After almost 80 years of division, South and North Korea are about to forge a reunification in a Joint Economic Area. Thereafter, this leads to the production of a singular currency.
However, the goal to introduce a common currency for a stable joint economy goes in a different direction as “Only the rich got richer”. As a result, Professor recruits a crew of thieves to steal the new currency. The team will attempt to steal four million won from the mint
Money heist: Korea’s cast members
Money heist: Korea reveals a top-class crew of thieves who carries the same name as the character in the original series.
Yoo Ji-tae is the Professor and the mastermind behind the heist. The Professor plays a crucial role in the series. More importantly, he is responsible for planning the heist and recruiting the thieves from North and South Korea. Park Hae-soo portrays Berlin, the second-in-command of the Professor
Jun Jong-seo as Tokyo, this time is not an ex-thief but an ex-soldier. While Lee Won-Jong takes the role of Moscow. Also, Kim Ji-Hoon is Moscow’s son Denver and Jang Yoon-ju plays the character Nairobi
The other team consists of actors Lee Kyu-Ho and Kim Ji-hoon as brothers Oslo and Helsinki, respectively.
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