Korean remake of 'Money Heist' to be released on Netflix on Jun. 24 with traditional mask

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Syahindah Ishak | April 29, 2022, 01:48 PM

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Netflix has announced that part one of the Korean remake of "Money Heist" will premiere on June 24, 2o22.

Six episodes with a slightly different premise

The new series, which will be titled "Money Heist: Korea - Joint Economic Area" will consist of six episodes.

According to Netflix, the series will be set against the backdrop of two Koreas, creating a "Joint Economic Area" where the North and South are on the verge of a peaceful reunification.

But as the country makes way for a new unified currency, the Professor assembles a gang of top-class thieves to steal the cash straight from the mint.

New mask

The new series will feature a different mask from the Salvador Dalí mask used in the original series.

In this Korean remake, a traditional Hahoe mask will be used instead.

Here's what it looks like:

Image via Netflix.

Cast members

The series will also feature some familiar faces, including "Squid Game's" Park Hae-soo, who will be playing the role of Berlin.

Here are the other cast members:

  • Yoo Ji-tae as the Professor
  • Jun Jong-seo as Tokyo
  • Lee Won-jong as Moscow
  • Kim Ji-hun as Denver
  • Jang Yoon-ju as Nairobi
  • Lee Hyun-woo as Rio
  • Kim Ji-hoon as Helsinki
  • Lee Kyu-ho Oslo

Image via Netflix.

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