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Money Heist: Korea – Joint Economic Area Part 2, Netflix’s Action Crime Series

Money Heist Korea Joint Economic Area Part 2

Money Heist: Korea—Joint Economic Area Part 2. The show, the Korean adaptation of the widely popular Spanish series Money Heist, follows a group of robbers as they attempt to pull off a grand heist in the fictitious Unified Korea Mint. The first part of the series aired in June and saw Yoo Ji-tae taking on the role of Professor Lee Jae-eun. This highly anticipated season follows his painstaking efforts to orchestrate a plan for robbery despite being suppressed by all manner of obstacles at every turn. The highly anticipated second season is slated for release on December 9, and the cast of characters will be played by Son Hyun-Joo, Jo Jae-Yoon, Kim Kkobbi, Go Kyung-Pyo, and more.  The series is directed by Kim Hong-sun. In the pre-release teaser for season two, Yoo Ji-Tae is shown gripping a piece of paper. It remains unclear whether the paper contains a plan for the highly anticipated heist or simple information on how to get past the gate. 

Who is in the cast?

  • Lee Si-woo as Ann
  • Eugene Ko as Vice Director
  • Yoo Ji-tae as The Professor
  • Yunjin Kim as Seon Woojin
  • Jeon Jong-seo as Tokyo
  • Park Hae-soo as Berlin
  • Kim Ji-hoon  as Denver
  • Joo-Bin Lee as Young Misun
  • Hyun-Woo Lee as Rio
  • Yoon-ju Jang as Nairobi
  • Won-jong Lee as Moscow
  • Ji-Hoon Kim as Helsinki
  • Kyu-Ho Lee as Oslo
  • Harrison Xu as Class President
  • Hao Feng as Cha Moohyuk
  • Nicole Fong as News Reporter
  • Becca Q. Co as Hostage
  • Jonathan Tanigaki as Rio

Release Date:

The crime series ‘Money Heist: Korea – Joint Economic Area part 2’ is scheduled to be released on the 9th of December 2022 on Netflix. Anyone who wants to watch this series can stream it on Netflix.

What is the series about? 

The TV series is adapted from the Spanish original which revolves around a group of thieves who are given the challenge to steal a vault full of gold bullion, and then escape with it by having it pass through a checkpoint undetected. The series uses a rotating cast of characters to play each role. As part of their mission, the thieves must find and secure a large amount of gold in an unspecified location in the highly fortified Joint Economic Area that covers North Korea, South Korea, and Japan. The fence sets up an elaborate plan where each member has a specific job to carry out during their 1-year mission together. The huge amount of gold that they are after is in the form of Won. They are also tasked with smuggling a large amount of money out of the country.

Why should you watch this series?

“Money Heist” is a highly anticipated Korean television series that will be released on Netflix on December 9. It is a joint production between the Korean production company Plan A and Netflix, a global leader in online entertainment. “Money Heist” is the first Korean original Netflix Original Series. The series’ primary message is interesting to international viewers due to its premise which mixes crime, security officials, and currency trading into one intriguing show. Other than the aforementioned reasons, “Money Heist” also has some cult-type fans who have come to like it even more since they started watching it in 2018. It also has a big fan base on social media with 26 million followers as of now.

What makes this series exciting? 

The series is set in the fictional Unified Korea Mint, which is located in the Korean Demilitarized Zone in the Joint Economic Area. As part of their 1-year mission, Lee Jae-Eun (played by Yoo Ji-Tae) and his team of thieves must protect a vault with gold bullion and smuggle it out of the country by passing through an airport checkpoint. The basic premise of this series is like a mystery adventure, where each member has a specific job to carry out during their 1-year mission together. They are also tasked with smuggling a large amount of won out of the country by using the cover that they are transporting gold bars within their luggage.

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Who can watch this series? 

“Money Heist” is not just for serious crime thriller aficionados. It is a good show for anyone who loves investigative dramas or a suspenseful story with some comedy. You definitely shouldn’t miss out on this series, especially since it has a lot of viewers right now and will be able to draw in more with the release of season two in December.

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