There is not even a shadow of a doubt, the Spanish Money Heist series is one of the most Netflix’s most popular original shows to date, scoring a 8.2/10 on IMDB and with the 5th season having more than 10 million weekly hours watched per the Top 10 listings.
The uplifting news for fans of K-dramas and the Money Heist franchise is that the series is getting a remake from South Korea, however what date and time will Joint Economic Area release for streaming around the world?
MONEY HEIST IS GETTING A SOUTH KOREAN MAKEOVER
In June 2020, two months after Money Heist season 4 debuted on Netflix, it was reported by Naver News that the series was to get a South Korean remake with BH Entertainment.
Later that year, Naver News added that the new adaptation had gotten the greenlight from Netflix, with Kim Hong-sun as the director and Ryu Yong-jae as the scriptwriter. The article likewise revealed that the series had a temporary title of ‘House of Paper’.
On January 18th 2021, Netflix shared the first preview trailer for the series, affirming the title to be ‘Money Heist: Korea – Joint Economic Area’.
MONEY HEIST: KOREA RELEASE DATE AND TIME EXPLAINED
On April 29th, Netflix shared a new teaser for Money Heist: Korea, in which it was affirmed that the global streaming release date had been set for June 24th, 2022.
As affirmed by Naver News, Money Heist: Korea – Joint Economic Area will consist of 12 individual episodes. Fortunately, all episodes are expected to launch simultaneously on June 24th following international times, per the streaming giants’ typical update window for new content:
- Pacific Time: 12 AM
- Eastern Time: 3 AM
- British Time: 8 AM
- European Time: 9 AM
- India Time: 12.30 PM
- Philippine Time: 3 PM
- South Korea Time: 4 PM
- Australia Central Time: 4:30 PM
WHO HAS BEEN CAST IN NETFLIX’S KOREAN REMAKE?
- Yoo Ji-tae as Professor
- Jeon Jong-seo as Tokyo
- Park Hae-soo as Berlin
- Lee Won-jong as Moscow
- Kim Ji-hun as Denver
- Jang Yoon-ju as Nairobi
- Lee Hyun-woo as Rio
- Kim Ji-hun as Helsinki
- Lee Kyu-ho as Oslo
Other cast members uncovered include Lim Ji-yeon, Lim Hyeong-guk and Lee Si-charm, yet their associated characters have not been affirmed.