Seoul, 31 March 2021 — Netflix announced the casting of the Korean adaptation of its beloved Spanish Original Series La casa de Papel. The Korean Original Series will feature an exciting cast from Korea’s top talents including Yoo Ji-tae (The Swindlers, Money, Svaha: The Sixth Finger) as ‘the Professor,’ and Kim Yunjin (Seven Days, Ode to My Father, Lost, Mistresses) as Seon Woojin, an inspector at Task Force Team.
The Korean adaptation of La Casa de Papel is set on the Korean peninsula, and the shows’ creators will breathe new life into the familiar storyline and bring the material afresh to global audiences with 12 episodes. The Original Series centers around members of the gang recruited by the Professor, hostages, and Task Force Team tackling the heist.
The Korean series will launch globally as Netflix Original Series, and more details will come soon.
Made possible by production companies BH Entertainment and Contents Zium, the show is written by Ryu Yong-jae, Kim Hwan-chae, Choe Sung-jun, and directed by Kim Hong-sun.
See cast list below:
- Gang Members: Yoo Ji-tae (“The Professor”), Park Hae-soo (“Berlin”), Jeon Jong-seo (“Tokyo”), Lee Won-jong (“Moscow”), Kim Ji-hun (“Denver”), Jang Yoon-ju (“Nairobi”), Park Jung-woo (“Rio”), Kim Ji-hun (“Helsinki”), Lee Kyu-ho (“Oslo”)
- Task Force Team: Kim Yunjin (“Seon Woojin”), Kim Sung-o (“Cha Moohyuk”)
- Hostages: Park Myung-hoon (“Cho Youngmin”), Lee Joobeen (“Youn Misun”)