What You Need to Know About the Korean Adaptation of 'Money Heist'

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by Lily Grace Tabanera for Cosmo.ph   |  Nov 13, 2020
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Hello, La Casa De Papel fans! News about a possible Korean adaptation from BH Entertainment and ZIUM Content broke out in June 2020, and we're sure you've been *hungry* for updates ever since! The website MyDramaList even says it will be released in 2021. Here's what we know about the Korean Money Heist series, so far:

    Will the plot be the same as La Casa De Papel?

    The Spanish crime drama tells the story of a group of thieves who undertake a heist on the Royal Mint of Spain. They're led by a criminal mastermind who calls himself "The Professor." We're expecting the Korean adaptation to be set in a city like Seoul!

    Who will be in the cast (so far)?

    Nothing's *set in stone* yet, but this is the rumored cast of the adaptation:

    Yoo Ji Tae as The Professor

    News of his casting first circulated in August 2020. Yoo Ji Tae, who is signed under BH Entertainment, is known for his roles in When My Love Blooms (2020), The Good Wife (2016), and Healer (2014). He will reportedly take on the role of the protagonist Sergio Marquina aka The Professor (Álvaro Morte).

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    Jeon Jong So as Tokyo

    Earlier this November, reports said that the Burning star will be playing the role of Silene Oliveira aka Tokyo (Úrsula Corberó in the Spanish series). Her thriller movie with Park Shin Hye entitled Call will be released on Netflix this month.

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      The main cast of the Spanish series also includes Itziar Ituño as Raquel Murillo/Lisbon, Pedro Alonso as Berlin, Paco Tous as Moscow, Alba Flores as Nairobi, Miguel Herrán as Rio, Jaime Lorente as Denver, and Esther Acebo as Stockholm. Money Heist Part Five is currently in production and will be the show's final season. It is available for streaming on Netflix.

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