Los Angeles: Netflix is growing a South Korean adaptation of its Spanish-language fantasy crime sequence “Money Heist” (“La Casa De Papel”). The streamer, which is churning out a variety of authentic content material in collaboration with Korean creators, will again the brand new venture hailing from the nation’s BH Entertainment and Contents Zium. According to Variety, the Korean adaptation of “Money Heist” will likely be directed by Kim Hong-sun, who has helmed TV dramas like ‘The Guest” and “Voice”. Ryu Yong-jae and his team, whose credits include the Netflix original series “My Holo Love” and tvN series “Psychopath Diary”, will pen the 12-episode show. Alex Pina, creator and executive producer of “Money Heist”, said he is looking forward to seeing the show from the Korean point of view.
“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 engaging to Korean creators as to do an adaptation. The incontrovertible fact that the motion is ready on the Korean Peninsula additionally appears to me to be a milestone which I’m actually delighted about,” Pina mentioned.
The streamer mentioned the worldwide recognition of the Spanish sequence is proof that important works “based in different cultures and languages can be widely distributed by Netflix and loved by audiences worldwide”. Production on the fifth and ultimate season of “Money Heist”, which premiered in 2017, is now in manufacturing. The fourth season premiered in April 2020.