Netflix has announced the cast for the upcoming Korean adaptation of the Spanish hit series La Casa de Papel (Money Heist). The cast includes Yoo Ji-tae (The Swindlers, Money, Svaha: The Sixth Finger) as ‘the Professor,’ and Kim Yunjin (Seven Days, Ode to My Father, Lost, Mistresses) as Seon Woojin, an inspector at Task Force Team.
Along with Yoo Ji-tae, Park Hae-soo (“Berlin”), Jeon Jong-seo (“Tokyo”), Lee Won-jong (“Moscow”), Kim Ji-hun (“Denver”), Jang Yoon-ju (“Nairobi”), Park Jung-woo (“Rio”), Kim Ji-hun (“Helsinki”), and Lee Kyu-ho (“Oslo”) will play members of the gang. Kim Sung-o (“Cha Moohyuk”) joins Kim Yunjin as a member of the Task Force Team and Park Myung-hoon (“Cho Youngmin”) and Lee Joobeen (“Youn Misun”) will play hostages.
The Korean adaptation of La Casa de Papel is set on the Korean peninsula, and the shows’ creators will breathe new life into the familiar storyline and bring the material afresh to global audiences with 12 episodes. The original series centers around members of the gang recruited by the Professor, hostages, and Task Force Team tackling the heist.
Directed by Kim Hong-sun, the adaptation will launch globally as a Netflix Original Series, and more details will come soon. Ryu Yong-jae, Kim Hwan-chae, and Choe Sung-jun are penning the script with BH Entertainment and Contents Zium producing.
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