Money Heist, the famous Spanish crime series that Netflix transmits, will have a remake with Korean talent to give a new vision of the story and its characters.
Created by Álex Pina, Money Heist has traveled the world exponentially increasing its popularity when it began to be part of the catalog of offers of the international streaming platform, so it is not surprising that it entered the radar of the creators of South Korea.
After Netflix announced that the famous show will return for a new Korean adaptation, its creator Álex Pina, who is also the executive producer of the project, said at the time that he was excited because the new version will be made in the South Korean peninsula.
Released in 2017, Money Heist became the most-watched foreign-language series on the Netflix platform in its entire history. With 2 official seasons divided into four parts and a fifth on the way, it is about the elaborate plans of a group of charismatic criminals to rob the Royal Mint of Spain and the Bank of Spain.
At the time the casting of the South Korean cast was announced, Netflix highlighted in a statement that making a remake of an international hit like Money Heist shows that meaningful content from different cultures and languages can be distributed to audiences in everyone.
The expectations of fans of the series and fans of Korean productions increased once the lineup of actors and actresses who will play the role of the teacher and his team has been confirmed.
The information about the cast that Netflix now confirms is official: Actor Yoo Ji Tae will play The Professor, Park Hae Soo agreed to be Berlin after the last-minute change, actress Jeon Jong Seo will appear as Tokyo (the narrator of the history), while Lee Won Jong will play Moscow.
Remembered Flower of Evil villain Kim Ji Hoon agreed to play Denver, model and actress Jang Yoon Joo will play the character from Nairobi, Park Jung Woo will play Rio, Kim Ji Hoon will play Helsinki and Lee Kyu Ho will play Oslo.
We will also see Kim Yoon Jin as Raquel (Seon Woo Jin), Kim Sung Oh as Cha Moo Hyuk, Park Myung Hoon as Jo Young Min, and Lee Joo Bin as Yoon Mi Seon.
The Korean version of the House of Paper will be scripted by Psychopath Diary writer Ryu Yong Jae and will be directed by Kim Hong Sun, remembered for K-Dramas Voice and Black. It will run over 12 episodes and will begin filming in May of this year to premiere in early 2022.