Lee Hyun Woo Joins Cast Of Upcoming Korean Remake Of “Money Heist”
Actor Lee Hyun Woo has joined the cast of the Korean remake of “Money Heist”!
“Money Heist” is a Spanish crime drama (also known as “The House of Paper”/”La casa de papel”) about a group of people who undertake a heist on the Royal Mint of Spain, led by a criminal mastermind called the Professor. The show has been streaming on Netflix since 2017.
The Korean remake, which will take place in Korea, stars Yoo Ji Tae as the Professor. Other cast members include Park Hae Soo (Berlin), Jeon Jong Seo (Tokyo), Lee Won Jong (Moscow), Kim Ji Hoon (Denver), Jang Yoon Joo (Nairobi), Kim Ji Hoon (1979) (Helsinki), and Lee Kyu Ho (Oslo).
Park Jung Woo had previously been cast as the character Rio. On May 31, his agency stated that due to scheduling conflicts with the drama that he is currently filming, “Fly High Butterfly,” he had stepped down from the remake series.
Instead, Lee Hyun Woo will be taking over the role of Rio. In a statement through his agency, Lee Hyun Woo said, “I’m excited to be greeting viewers through a drama for the first time in a while. I’ll do my best to create a cool, memorable character and an appealing production for those who are anticipating the Korean remake of ‘Money Heist.'”
Check out Lee Hyun Woo in “The Liar and His Lover” below!