Netflix has released the trailer for the Korean remake of its Spanish-language hit money robbery.
money robbery – or La Casa de Papel – premiered its fifth and final part in December last year. The crime drama, which followed an elaborate heist plot staged at the Royal Mint of Spain, became an international sensation after the premiere of its first series in 2017.
On Friday (April 29), the streaming platform shared the trailer for an upcoming Korean remake of the officially titled series Money Heist: Korea – Common Economic Space.
The upcoming 12-episode series (directed by Kim Hong-Sun) will be helmed by a cast of high-profile Korean actors including Yoo Ji-tae (old boy), Kim Yunjin (referee, Lost), Park Hae-soo (Squid Game, Prison Playbook) and Jeon Jong-seo (combustion).
Fans of last year’s Korean hit Squid Game will recognize Park for his role as the childhood friend of main character Seong Gi-hun, played by Lee Jung-jae.
Meanwhile, Kim Yunjin will most likely be familiar to international viewers Lostin which she appeared as Sun-Hwa Kwon.
The series is set as North and South Korea are on the verge of peaceful reunification after 80 years of division. As nations begin to print a brand new single currency, a heist is organized by a genius strategist named Professor (Yoo Ji-tae) and carried out by a group of skilled thieves.
A voice-over can be heard in the teaser clip saying: “A robber who steals petty cash will either be killed after being pursued or end up in jail. But a thief who steals on a grand scale can change the world and even become a hero.”
Viewers also get a glimpse of the motley crew, dressed in the same red jumpsuits and masks worn by the cast of the original series.
Money Heist: Korea – Common Economic Space will premiere on June 24th.
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