A crew of thieves together with Tokyo, an ex-soldier, unite beneath the management of a mastermind often called the Professor to plan an unprecedented heist – stealing cash but to exist! If that sounds acquainted, it ought to.
The twist is that Netflix hit collection La Casa De Papel (Cash Heist) has been given a cool Korean favor.
First-look footage is now accessible. And the Ok-drama reinterpretation “Cash Heist: Korea – Joint Financial Space Half 1” premieres from June 24.
The plot twist is that Korea is on the verge of unification and there’s a Joint Safety Space – positioned the place in the present day’s North and South Korea are divided – which incorporates a mint that turns into the main focus of the motion.
Amid the reunification course of, the mint is printing a brand new unified forex because the groundwork to construct a steady joint financial system. However regardless of folks’s hopes for unification it appears that evidently solely the wealthy received richer.
The one issues standing between the gangsters and their prize is a joint activity drive led by South Korean negotiation specialist and a North Korean agent.
The brand new present is directed by Kim Hong-sun and produced for Netflix by BH Leisure and Zium Content material.
“I used to be intrigued by the premise of the remake as a result of not solely is it concerning the battle between robbers and police, but additionally it provides new layers resembling the stress, distrust, and concord between North and South Korea,” mentioned author Ryu Yong-jae, who was additionally a giant fan of the unique Spanish collection. “[It is] a scenario the place thieves from North and South Korea be a part of forces, and police from North and South be a part of fingers to cease their method, [adding] a Korean lens to the unique IP.”
The teaser additionally highlights the fan-favorite characters – Professor carried out by Yoo ji-tae, Tokyo carried out by Jung Jong-seo, and Berlin carried out by Park Hae-soo of “Squid Sport” – all in iconic crimson jumpsuits, with conventional Hahoe masks.
“The unique ‘Cash Heist’ demonstrated how very good storytelling could be liked in every single place, and Korean content material has confirmed to have this identical energy. We are able to’t wait to see how the world will react as we unite this epic story with high Korean expertise and a passionate international fandom,” mentioned Keo Lee, director of content material for Netflix Korea.