Money Heist, known as La Casa De Papel in Spain was a huge hit on Netflix, and it was a bit of a surprise hit. They recently just released the fourth part of the show and it did really well on the streaming platform.
It’s now become one of the most streamed shows on Netflix, and it looks like its upcoming Season 5 is going to be even bigger than the other four seasons. I think it’ll be record-breaking.
We’re now hearing that Netflix is already making a remake of Money Heist. This one will be Korean, and honestly, I do find this news to be rather strange. The show hasn’t ended yet and Netflix is already planning a remake in another language.
Netflix is making a Korean version of Money Heist
Money Heist Season 4 ended up attracting over 65 million households in its first four weeks of release in April this year, according to Netflix. It was created by Alex Pina, and is a crime drama series in which a group of unlikely robbers manages to pull off an incredible heist of the Royal Mint of Spain.
It was revealed by Deadline that Pina will serve as an executive producer on the Korean version of the show, which will be directed by Kim Hong-sun, who has helmed TV dramas like The Guest, Voice, and Black. He is mainly known for his work in fantastic TV shows and movies. Here’s what Pina had to say about this upcoming Korean version of Money Heist:
Korean creators have been developing their own language and audiovisual culture for years. They have managed, like our series, to go beyond cultural borders and become a point of reference for thousands of viewers around the world, especially among young people. That is why I find it fascinating that the world of La Casa De Papel is so attractive to Korean creators as to do an adaptation. The fact that the action is set on the Korean Peninsula also seems to me to be a milestone which I am really delighted about.
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