About Money Heist: Korea – Joint Economic Area
Money Heist: Korea – Joint Economic Area is an upcoming South Korean television series based on the Spanish heist crime drama series of the same name. The Korean series directed by Kim Hong-sun and written by Ryu Yong-jae, is an original Netflix series, starring Yoo Ji-tae, Park Hae-soo, Jeon Jong-seo, Lee Won-jong, and Park Myung-hoon. A Deadline report in November 2020 confirmed that Álex Pina, the creator and executive producer of the original Spanish series, will also serve as an executive producer for the South Korean remake.
It depicts a hostage crisis situation set in the Korean Peninsula, involving a genius strategist and people with different personalities and abilities.
The series, a remake of the Spanish TV drama, follows the storyline and characters of the original series. Yoo Ji-tae portrays "The Professor", a strategist criminal mastermind, assembles a skilled crew of thieves to pull off a heist of unprecedented proportions. The operation involves strategists and desperados with different characteristics and abilities, who have to face unusual situations.
Cast and Characters
- Kim Yun-jin as Seon Woo-jin
- Kim Sung-oh as Captain Cha Moo-hyuk
- Park Myung-hoon as Cho Young-min
- Lee Joo-bin as Yoon Mi-seon
- Yoo Ji-tae as Professor
- Jeon Jong-seo as Tokyo
- Park Hae-soo as Berlin
- Lee Won-jong as Moscow
- Kim Ji-hoon as Denver
- Jang Yoon-ju as Nairobi
- Lee Hyun-woo as Rio
- Kim Ji-hun as Helsinki
- Lee Kyu-ho as Oslo