'Money Heist' director Kim Hong-sun plans new crime series
Director Kim Hong-sun of the Netflix series “Money Heist: Korea – Joint Economic Area” will create a new crime thriller series “Chronicles of Crime” (working title) with Coupang Play, according to the video streaming service on Monday.
Kim is also known for the OCN crime series “Voice” (2017) and “The Guest” (2018).
“Chronicles of Crime” will be a story about uncovering the truth behind unsolved crime cases through cases that are currently happening. It plans to include real cases.
The exact production schedule has not been announced.
Kim’s recent Netflix series “Money Heist: Korea – Joint Economic Area” starring actors Yoo Ji-tae, Kim Yun-jin, Park Hae-soo, Jun Jong-seo and Park Myung-hoon is a remake of the globally popular Spanish series “Money Heist.”
Set in the same fictional universe as the original series, a group of thieves with different personalities and abilities work together to pull off a heist under the guidance of an ingenious criminal mastermind, “The Professor.” The first six episodes of Season 1 were released on Netflix on June 24.
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