Money Heist: Korea – Common Economic Spacea spin-off of Netflix’s hit Spanish series Money theft (Money Heist), released its official trailer on Thursday ahead of its June 24 premiere date.
The original crime drama, created by Alex Pina, ran for five seasons and centered on a series of heists carried out by an unusual group of robbers. Pina is the executive producer of the Korean version, which is set against the backdrop of the reunification of North and South Korea and revolves around the teacher (Yoo Ji-tae) approaching Tokyo (Jun Jong-seo) with a plan to steal 4 trillion won. of the Unified Mint of Korea. He has assembled a group of first-class thieves to achieve this, but chaos ensues as hostages are taken and a joint task force led by South Korean negotiation specialist Seon Woojin (Kim Yunjin) and the former North Korean special agent Cha Moohyuk (Kim Seung-o) is trained to stop them.
Kim Hong-sun is directing the series, which was first announced in November 2020, is written by Ryu Yong-jae, Kim Hwan-chae, and Choe Sung-jun.
Park Hae-Soo, one of the stars of Netflix squid gameplays Berlin in the series. squid game, also in Korean, is Netflix’s most-watched series; the last three seasons of Money theft occupy three of the top five spots on this list.
The series hails from BH Entertainment and Zium Content.
This isn’t the only Money Heist project underway at Netflix. The streamer ordered a spinoff of the original Spanish series in November centering on the popular character Berlin, otherwise known as Andrés de Fonollosa and played by Pedro Alonso. This show is set to launch in 2023.
Check Money Heist: Korea trailer above.