Onesumore: Netflix K-Drama Adaptation of ‘Money Heist’: Cast Announced & What We Know So Far

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When Money heist ends with its fifth season in 2021, fans will find themselves with a Salvador Dalí mask-shaped hole in their hearts. This means that fans will be delighted to hear that they will soon be able to relive the magic thanks to Netflix announces Korean adaptation of Spanish crime drama.

The consumption of South Korean media has grown rapidly over the past decade and especially for the K-Drama series. Netflix has gone to great lengths to source some of the best and latest K-Dramas available, becoming one of the best streaming services for K-Drama related content. The addition of the Korean adaptation of Money heist only brings more value to the Netflix library.

Leading the series will be Kim Hong-sun, who has worked on K-Dramas such as Voice and The guest. The writer of the Netflix Original series My Holo Love, Ryu Yong-jae, will act as screenwriter for the upcoming adaptation. Production of the series will be a collaboration between BH Entertainment and Content Zium.

When is the K-Drama Money heist come to Netflix?

Netflix hasn’t confirmed a Money Heist release date, but we do expect the series to arrive in late 2021 or early 2022.


Who are the actors of Money heist?

In one recent press release, Netflix has confirmed all major and supporting players of Money heist:

The gang
  • The Professor – Yoo Ji-Tae
  • Berlin – Hae-Soo Park
  • Tokyo – Jun Jong-Seo
  • Moscow – Lee Won Jong
  • Denver – Kim Ji-Hun
  • Nairobi-Jang Yoon-Ju
  • Rio – Jung-Woo Park
  • Helsinki – Kim Ji-Hun
  • Oslo – Lee Kyu-Ho
The working group
  • Seon Woojin – Kim Yunjin
  • Cha Moohyuk – Kim Sung-O
The hostages
  • Cho Youngmin – Myung-Hoon Park
  • Yoon Misun – Lee Joobeen

The exciting South Korean cast will certainly be as entertaining as its Spanish counterparts.

netflix korean adaptation money heist casting

Some of the South Korean players and their Spanish counterparts.


Will creator Alex Pina be involved in the K-Drama adaptation?

Judging by the information provided in the ad, the creator Money heist, Alex Pina, will not be involved in the production of the series, but has said the following about the Korean adaptation:

Korean creators have been developing their own audiovisual language and culture for years. Like our series, they have succeeded in going beyond cultural boundaries and becoming a benchmark for thousands of viewers around the world, especially among young people. That’s why I find it fascinating that the world of La casa de papel is so appealing to Korean designers as to make an adaptation of it. The fact that the action is taking place on the Korean Peninsula also strikes me as a milestone that I’m really excited about.


What is the number of episodes?

The first season of Money heist will have a total of 12 episodes. Each episode will be 60 minutes long.


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