Money Heist: Korea – Joint Economic Area, Everything We Know

Money Heist, a sensational Netflix series, finished in 2021, yet the franchise is still alive and well. A spin-off series centering on Berlin (Pedro Alonso) and a Korean version of the series, both of which are scheduled to be published in 2022, were both announced by Netflix in response to the series’ enormous success. Since the debut of Squid Game, K-dramas have become increasingly famous, which has prompted a replication of the legendary Spanish series.

La Casa de Papel, commonly known as Money Heist, the enormously successful Spanish crime thriller on Netflix, is receiving a South Korean version.

The popular Spanish series’ well-known plot, the heist of the royal mint and the national bank, will receive a fresh update in the future adaptation, which was announced in December 2020 but will take place on the Korean peninsula.

Here is everything you need to know about Money Heist: Korea – Joint Economic Area so far as you wait for the first season.

Money Heist: Korea – Joint Economic Area Release Date

Money Heist: Korea
Money Heist: Korea © Netflix

Money Heist’s Korean remake was first announced in November 2020, but more information wasn’t released until the first day of December 2021. This information was made public in a video starring Park Hae-Soo, who announced that he would play Berlin in the Korean adaption.

The first episode of Monet Heist: Korea is expected to premiere on June 24, 2022, exclusively on Netflix (Man vs Bee Season 2). Given that the production had previously been postponed because of the pandemic in the summer of 2021, the revelation of the release date was undoubtedly welcomed by fans of the Money Heist series. The 12-episode Money Heist: Korea series will only be made available on Netflix (StartUp Season 4).

Money Heist: Korea Cast – Who’s In It?

Money Heist: Korea
Money Heist: Korea © Netflix

The star-studded cast for this production may be seen in the trailer videos. The cast members who have so far been made public are listed below:

Yoo Ji-Tae as Professor

Park Hae-Soo as Berlin

Jun Jong-Seo as Tokyo

Lee Won Jong as Moscow

Kim Ji-Hun as Denver

Jang Yoon-Ju as Nairobi

Park Jung-Woo as Rio 

Kim Ji-Hun as Helsinki 

Lee Kyu-Ho as Oslo 

The characters in the group have different characteristics while sharing the same names as those in the Spanish version, according to Jun Jong Seo. The two task force members, Seon Woojin and Cha Moohyuk, will also be portrayed by Kim Yunjin and Kim Sung-O, respectively. Park Myung-Hoon and Lee Joobeen will portray the hostages Cho Youngmin and Yoon Misun, respectively.

Money Heist: Korea – Plot Story

Money Heist: Korea
Money Heist: Korea © Netflix

The Korean adaptation will follow the same general format as the original series because it is a whole fresh interpretation of that work. This guarantees that a crew of robbers headed by The Professor will complete a challenging theft undetected. The plot, however, would center on the socioeconomic rivalry between the two sides of the Korean border in their attempts to form a “Joint Economic Area,” with a fictional location situated on the border between South Korea and North Korea, as suggested by the official title.

In addition, it is made clear in the trailer that the newly united Korean government will build its new economy and monetary system on the Joint Economic Area. The heroic robbers will attempt to pull off a robbery, similar to the first series, by stealing the freshly printed Korean cash. This might be quite intriguing since the show will take on a new viewpoint.

How Many Episodes Will Money Heist: Korea Have?

Money Heist: Korea
Money Heist: Korea © Netflix

Twelve episodes, each lasting around an hour, will make up the inaugural season. about the same as the first two seasons of the original Spanish series on Netflix before the third season was added. The first season will be split into two halves, each with six episodes.

Where To Watch Money Heist: Korea – Joint Economic Area?

Money Heist: Korea
Money Heist: Korea © Netflix

The upcoming Korean adaptation of Money Heist will be streamed exclusively on Netflix and available to watch globally.

Money Heist: Korea – Joint Economic Area Trailer

On January 18, Netflix made a teaser trailer available. The Professor enters the scene while holding both the renowned Salvador Dali masks from Spain and some traditional Korean masks. He stretched out to choose one mask, but before the audience could see which mask was chosen, the camera moved.

The chief of the Crisis Negotiation team in the control center, Seon Woojin (played by Kim Yunjin), is then shown in the teaser. The members of the heist are identified along with their code names towards the conclusion of the teaser trailer.