What is “The paper house: Korea” about: how is it different from the original version

  • The Korean version of “La casa de papel” premieres on Netflix on June 24, 2022.
  • Although the reame is based on the story created by Álex Pina, it includes some changes.

The Money Heist” is undoubtedly one of the most successful non-English speaking series of Netflix and although it will not have more episodes after the season five finalefans of the Spanish series will be able to watch the Korean version of the popular crime drama from June 24, 2022.

The cast of the remake directed by Kim Hong-sun and written by Ryu Yong-jae is led by Yoo Ji-tae, star of the acclaimed Korean film “Oldboy”, and features actors such as Park Hae SooJeon Jong-seo, Lee Won-jong, and Park Myung-hoon, among others.

”, also named “Money Heist: Korea – Joint Economic Area”, will have twelve chapters and although is based on the story created by Álex Pina It will include some changes in the plot that we tell you below.

The members of the Professor’s gang watching the hostages in “The paper house: Korea” (Photo: Netflix)


The new series of is set on the Korean peninsula and according to the official description, some thieves seize the Mint of a united koreathat is to say, there is neither South Korea nor North Korea, but only one country with a growing economy, which, according to the Professor, has only benefited those who have more money.

Therefore, he has come up with an impressive plan to commit the biggest heist in history. He plans to steal 4 billion won and escape without leaving any loose ends, and for this he has a gang of robbers with different personalities and abilities.

As in the original version, in “” The robbers will have to keep an eye on the trapped hostages, while the police try to stop them, as well as the mastermind behind the hit.

Although it will feature visual elements characteristic of the original such as masks, red suits and the names of world cities as pseudonyms, a new character named “Seoul”, which is the capital of South Korea, will be included.

On the other hand, in an interview for the television channel the actor Park Hae Sooremembered for his role in “the squid game” and who now plays Berlin in “The paper house: Korea”, He commented that the new version will go deeper into the personality of his character and show the reason he has to become a villain.

In the Korean version, Berlin has a good reason to be that way. It will be completely different. I wanted to play a more humanized Berlin, so it will be very different from the original“, he pointed.

Park Hae-soo as Berlin in the South Korean version of "The paper house" (Photo: Netflix)
Park Hae-soo as Berlin in the South Korean version of “The paper house” (Photo: Netflix)

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