A new country without borders comes with the printing of a new unified currency that will act as the groundwork to build a stable joint economy. That is, until a crew of thieves—led by the Professor—band together to accomplish a heist without limits. A heist that will go down in history as a revolutionary crime.
Money Heist: Korea - Joint Economic Area will feature director Kim Hong-sun and writer Ryu Yong-jae’s distinct take on the popular Spanish series La Casa De Papel. Like its Spanish counterparts, the remake boasts an assembly of characters with unforgettable personalities who will keep you at the edge of your seat.
Check out a side-by-side comparison of the Money Heist: Korea - Joint Economic Area characters below.
Yoo Ji-tae as The Professor
Yoo Ji-tae from the international award-winning film Old Boy takes the reins from Álvaro Morte to play the Professor, the mastermind behind the heist. The Professor plays a vital role in this series from the very beginning, organising and recruiting his band of thieves from the North and South to steal four trillion won.
“To me, the Professor is a genius strategist who plans the heist through his principles and vision,” says Yoo Ji-tae.