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Money Heist Korea is the latest Korean drama to be released on Netflix, and it is inspired by the original Spanish series Money theft.

Korean dramas have been a huge hit for Netflix in recent months, with squid game become a global hit among viewers, and shows like Hell and The dead don’t die is also doing well for the streaming service.

squid game actor Park Hae-soo will star in Money Heist Korea as Berlin and said at Netflix’s TUDUM event, “As an actor and as a fan of the show, I want to thank the cast and crew of Money theft for the great series they created. We can’t wait to share the Korean version of Money theft with you in 2022.”

Here’s everything we know about Money Heist Korea so far…

Money Heist Korea release date

Money theft will be released in two installments. The first half of Season 1 is set to hit Netflix on June 24, but the release date for the second half has not been confirmed.

There will be 12 episodes in total for Season 1, with a second season yet to be confirmed by Netflix.

Money Heist Korea conspiracy

Basically, Money Heist Korea will follow the same format as the original Money theft series, where we will see a group of thieves led by the professor who will try to pull off an elaborate heist without getting caught. But since it takes place in a different country, there are some differences.

For example, the series will focus on Korea’s socio-economic conflict between the two sides of the border, hence the title Common Economic Space. It is the name of the fictional region where the border between North and South is in the real world.

Money Heist Korea cast

Join squid game‘s Park Hae-soo for the Heist is a great cast of Korean talent, including Yoo Ji-Tae (The Professor), Jun 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).

Money Heist Korea Trailer

A 1 minute 20 trailer was released for Money Heist Korea which gives fans a quick preview of what to expect, without giving too much away!

You can watch the trailer below…