Netflix has announced the release date for its highly anticipated South Korean adaptation of Money theft.
Today (April 29), the streaming giant shared a new teaser for the upcoming K-drama series which revealed the premiere date of Money Heist: Korea – Common Economic Space. The clip also features several new clips from the series, where a team of masked robbers prepare for a heist.
“A thief who steals petty cash gets killed after being chased or ends up in jail,” a voiceover says, establishing the premise of the series. “But a thief who steals on a large scale can change the world and even become a hero.” Money Heist: Korea – Common Economic Space will be presented on June 24.
A trailer for Money Heist: Korea – Common Economic Space was first unveiled earlier this year, starring Yoo Ji-tae as a teacher, who will attempt to pull off a heist of massive proportions with his crew.
All episodes were directed by Kim Hong-sun, who has previously directed acclaimed K-dramas such as The guest, Voice and Black. The remake will also notably feature Park Hae-soo, squid game‘s Cho Sang-woo or Player 218, as Berlin, the professor’s right-hand man and the executioner of criminals.
Ryu Yong-jae (My Holo Love, Diary of a Psychopath) is the scriptwriter of the series alongside Kim Hwan-chae and Choe Sung-jun. A Deadline A November 2020 report confirmed that Álex Pina, the creator and executive producer of the original Spanish series, will also serve as executive producer for the South Korean remake.
The original Spanish series – also known as Money Heist – aired its final season in December after five critically acclaimed seasons. Netflix announced that month that a spin-off series following Heist member Berlin would premiere in 2023.