Money Heist Korea is the latest Korean drama to hit Netflix, and it’s inspired by the original Spanish series Money Heist.
Money Heist: Korea – Joint Economic Area is a crime drama series based on the hit Spanish heist crime drama of the same name. It was directed by Kim Hong-sun and written by Ryu Yong-jae. Set in the same fictional world as the original series, Money Heist: Korea – Joint Economic Area is about a genius strategist who assembles together a group of skilled thieves to try to steal the new currency out of the Korea Unified Mint.
Who Is Yoo Ji-Tae?
Yoo Ji-tae plays the professor, the mastermind behind the mega heist. True to his name, he is a genius mastermind with a solid ability to strategize to get the job done. Just like the Professor in the original Money Heist series, the Professor in Money Heist: Korea – Joint Economic Area has the heist grounded in his mind and plans the entire ordeal based on his vision and principles.
After launching his acting career in 1998, Ji-tae rose to fame in the film industry with movies like Attack the Gas Station and One Fine Spring Day. He is well known for his iconic role in the 2003 thriller Oldboy, playing the main antagonist Lee Woo-jin.
Tae was born on 13th April 1976 in Sinan County, South Jeolla Province, South Korea. He was raised by a single mother who used to work as a nurse.
In 2008, Yoo Ji Tae obtained his master’s degree from Chung-Ang University Graduate School of Advanced Imaging Science, Multimedia and Film. He has also attended the Catholic University of Korea Graduate School of Social Work.