South Korean actor Park Hae-Soo, one of the stars of Netflix’s Squid Game, is to star in the Korean adaptation of “Money Heist” (La Casa de Papel).
Hae-Soo will play Berlin, one of the main characters in the Spanish heist series. It is the first casting since the streamer revealed that it was adapting the Alex Pina-created series in November 2020.
Squid Game's Park Hae-soo will play Berlin in the upcoming Korean version of La Casa de Papel / Money Heist! pic.twitter.com/ntQPPIOaOt
— Netflix (@netflix) November 30, 2021
The casting comes as Money Heist is about to end as its final episodes drop on December 3. It follows a series of heists conducted by an unusual group of robbers, was created by Pina, who will exec produce the Korean version.
The remake will be helmed by Kim Hong-sun, who is known for his work in the fantasy crime genre. Ryu Yong-jae and his team will write the show.
It is produced by BH Entertainment and Contents Zium and will premiere in 2022.