Netflix has confirmed to release the Korean adaptation of global hit La Casa de Papel – Money Heist: Korea – Joint Economic Area. A special teaser was together released with the exciting announcement, bringing new hype and sneak peeks to the final visuals.
Money Heist: Korea – Joint Economic Area narrates a genius strategist and his talented crew – composed of top-class thieves – attempting to pull off an unprecedented heist in the Korean Peninsula. The story portrays unexpected twists and turns as the crew stage a hostage while facing inexplicable challenges. All eyes are focused on the background and definition behind the title Joint Economic Area.
The special teaser illustrates the Professor – performed by Yoo Ji Tae – in front of a wall filled with unique masks, including traditional Korean and the iconic Salvador Dali mask from the original Spanish series. As he reaches out to choose the symbolic mask for the heist, the scene transits, unrevealing the Professor’s final choice to the viewers. Furthermore, along with Seon Woo Jin – Team leader of the Crisis Negotiation team performed by Kim Yun Jin – the attractive visuals of each eight heist members along with their city-name alias are introduced: Berlin (Squid Game star Park Hae Soo); Tokyo (Jun Jong Seo); Moscow (Lee Won Jong); Denver (Kim Ji Hun); Nairobi (Jang Yoon Ju); Rio (Lee Hyun Woo); Helsinki (Kim Ji Hoon); and Oslo (Lee Kyu Ho).
The special teaser ignites curiosity and hype about how the global hit series La Casa de Papel will translate into the Korean context. Money Heist: Korea – Joint Economic Area will be released in 2022, only on Netflix.