*June 1, 2021 Update*
In today's casting news: Soompi reports that due to scheduling conflicts, Park Jung Woo will not be able to play the role of Rio anymore (he's currently filming the drama Fly High Butterfly). But don't worry because former child actor Lee Hyun Woo has now been cast as Rio! Lee Hyun Woo's previous projects include The Liar And His Lover (2017), Moorim School (2016), and To The Beautiful You (2012). Congrats, Hyun Woo!
You guys, Netflix just ~unveiled~ the cast of Korea's Money Heist adaptation and I'm telling you: IT'S FREAKING STAR-STUDDED. A lot of them are super familiar to us by now, such as the talented Jeon Jong Seo, who recently starred in The Call, and Kim Ji Hoon who played gwapo Baek Hee Song in Flower Of Evil! There's also Park Myung Hoon, whom we last saw in Crash Landing On You and Parasite.
According to Netflix, the adaptation will have 12 episodes and will "center around members of the gang recruited by the Professor, hostages, and Task Force Team tackling the heist." The remake is directed by Kim Hong Sun and produced by BH Entertainment + Contents Zium.
Here, meet the full cast of Korea's Money Heist:
- Yoo Ji Tae as "The Professor"
- Park Hae Soo as "Berlin"
- Jeon Jong Seo as "Tokyo"
- Lee Won Jong as "Moscow"
- Kim Ji Hoon as "Denver"
- Jang Yoon Ju as "Nairobi"
- Park Jung Woo as "Rio"
- Kim Ji Hun as "Helsinki"
- Lee Kyu Ho as "Oslo"
Task Force Team
- Kim Yunjin as Seon Woojin
- Kim Sung O as Cha Moohyuk
- Park Myung Hoon as Cho Youngmin
- Lee Joobeen as Youn Misun
La Casa De Papel, also known as Money Heist, is a Spanish TV series where "eight thieves take hostages and lock themselves in the Royal Mint of Spain as a criminal mastermind manipulates the police to carry out his plan." Season 5 is currently under production.
The show is sooo popular, it was a fan-favorite Halloween costume for several years! A Pinoy couple even held a Money Heist-inspired prenup shoot last year. A documentary about the show, Money Heist: The Phenomenon, was also released on Netflix in 2020.
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