SEOUL – Spanish heist crime drama, Money Heist (2017 – present) is reportedly getting a Korean remake, consistent with an exclusive report by South Korean newspaper, Ilgan Sports.
The television series, one among Netflix’s popular, follows a person who recruits eight others to hold out a heist of the Royal Mint of Spain.
The show has become one among Netflix’s most-watched dramas, and even in South Korea , has enjoyed enormous success, often securing an area within the country’s Top 10 list, consistent with Korean popular culture website, Koreaboo.
It is no surprise that Korean company, BH Entertainment and its production agency, ZIUM Contents are pushing for a South Korean remake.
BH Entertainment manages many top actors, including Lee Byung Hun (Mr Sunshine, 2018), and Yoo Ji Tae (Healer, 2014 – 2015). Their production agency, ZIUM Contents, is additionally pursuing a Hollywood remake of popular Korean horror film Gonjiam: Haunted Asylum.
Since the news broke, Korean netizens are during a tizzy. Some have created their dream casting lineup, while others are speculating how the storyline will develop.