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.
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:
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
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