Netflix is back again with the Korean spinoff of the wildly successful Spanish series Money Heist (La Casa de Papel) which is creating a major buzz among the fans. Money Heist: Korea – Joint Economic Area has dropped its official trailer on June 2 which will premiere this month on the streaming platform.
The original Money Heist was created by Alex Pina, with a series of five seasons that revolved around an unusual group of robbers. The Money Heist: Korea – Joint Economic Area will follow Alex Pina’s series and a glimpse of the original crime drama will be seen in the Korean version of the series.
Money Heist: Korea – Joint Economic Area Dropped The Trailer on Netflix
According to Deadline, The Money Heist: Korea – Joint Economic Area is set against the backdrop of the reunification of North and South Korea and revolves around The Professor (Yoo Ji-Tae) who approaches Tokyo (Jun Jong-Seo) with a plan to steal 4 trillion won from the Korea Unified Mint.
The professor assembles a group of thieves to pull off the big robbery, but chaos ensues as hostages are taken and a joint task force led by South Korean negotiation specialist Seon Woojin(Kim Yunjin) and former North Korean special agent Cha Moohyuk(Kim Seung-o) is formed to stop the robbers.
From the trailer, fans would get to enjoy several twists and turns that will happen in the series which will remind fans of the original Money Heist. Though the series makers have tried their best to add unique elements to the story, the series will give nostalgic vibes that will remind them of the Spanish crime drama.
A Brief About The Money Heist: Korea – Joint Economic Area
The Korean spinoff series is directed by Kim Hong-sun and was first announced in November 2020. It is written by Ryu Yong-Jae, Kim Hwan-Chae, and Choe Sung-jun.
The upcoming series is starring Park Hae-Soo, who is one of the stars of Netflix’s most-watched series Squid Game. She is playing Berlin in the series. The series also includes Yoo Ji-Tae who will be seen as the professor, Jeon Jong-Seo as Tokyo while Lee Won-jong, Kim Ji-hoon, Jang Yoon-Ju, Lee Hyun-woo, Kim Ji-hun, and Lee kyu-ho will be seen as the top shot people who will pull off the biggest heist.
The Money Heist: Korea – Joint Economic Area will set to premiere on June 24 on Netflix.