Netflix’s latest reimagining, Money Heist: Korea – United Economic Zone, will be released worldwide for streaming on what date and time?
There’s no doubt about it, the Spanish Money Heist series is one of Netflix’s most popular original shows of all time, scoring an 8.2/10 on IMDb and over 10 million according to Top 10 listings in the fifth season. Weekly hours are observed. ,
Hence, it comes as no surprise that production companies across the world are eyeing the hit series and crave its global success.
The good news for fans of the K-drama and Money Heist franchise is that the series is getting a remake from South Korea, but what date and time will United Economic Zone release for worldwide streaming?
Money Heist is getting a South Korean makeover
In June 2020, two months after the premiere of Money Heist Season 4 on Netflix, it was reported by Naver News that the series was to receive a South Korean remake with BH Entertainment.
Later that year, Naver News said that the new adaptation had been greenlit from Netflix, with Kim Hong-sun as director and Ryu Yong-jae as screenwriter. The article also mentioned that the tentative title of the series was ‘House of Paper’.
The new version is expected to follow the story of the original series, with cultural and language changes being made to better fit the Korean setting.
The Korean version of “House of Paper” is set to portray a talented strategist and robbers with different personalities and abilities in an unprecedented hostage robbery set against extraordinary variables set in the Korean peninsula. – Naver News.
However, on 18 January 2021, Netflix shared the first preview trailer for the series, confirming the title ‘Money Heist: Korea – Joint Economic Area’.
Money Heist: Korea release date and time explained
On April 29, Netflix shared a new teaser for Money Heist: Korea, confirming that the international streaming release date has been set for June 24, 2022.
As confirmed by Naver News, Money Heist: Korea – United Economic Zone will consist of 12 individual episodes. Thankfully, all episodes are expected to launch simultaneously on June 24, the following international time, as per the streaming giant’s typical update window for new content:
- Pacific Time: 12 AM
- Eastern Time: 3 AM
- British time: 8 a.m.
- European Time: 9 a.m.
- India Time: 12.30 PM
- Philippine Time: 3 p.m.
- South Korea time: 4 pm
- Australia Central Time: 4:30 pm
“Thieves overtake a unified Korea mint. With hostages trapped inside, the police must stop them – as well as the mastermind behind it all.” – Netflix preview.
Filming of the series began in the summer of 2021 in Seoul, South Korea, with production notably hampered by guidelines on quarantine for the COVID-19 pandemic in the country.
Interestingly, Alex Pina, the creator of the original Money Heist, has stated that the prospect of re-imagining the series in South Korea is what really excites him.
“Korean material has attracted audiences from around the world across borders, like the ‘House of Paper’, over the years through its unique composition and culture.” Side by side, I was impressed by the potential of the Korean version of ‘House of Paper’.” — Alex Pina, via Naver News.
Who has been cast in the Korean remake of Netflix?
on 30 Marchth 2021, Netflix released an official press statement on the upcoming Korean version of Money Heist, confirming the main cast. The following actors and actresses will form the infamous “Gang” from the original series:
- Yu Ji-tae as Professor
- Jeon Jong-seo as Tokyo
- Park Ha-soo as Berlin
- Lee Won-jong as Moscow
- Kim Ji-hyun as Denver
- Jung Eun-joo as Nairobic
- Lee Hyun-woo as Ryo
- Kim Ji-hyun as Helsinki
- Lee Kyu-ho as Oslo
Kim Eun-jin and Kim Sung-oh will serve as members of the task force, named Sean Woo-jin and Captain Cha Moo-hyuk, with Park Myung-hoon and Lee Joo-bin as the two hostages. , whose name will be Cho Young. -Min and Yoon Mi-seon.
Other cast members include Lim Ji-yeon, Lim Hyeong-guk and Lee Si-woo, but their respective characters have not been confirmed.
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