On April 1st, Studio N announced that all eight cast members of the drama “Money Game” have been confirmed. The drama tells the story of eight participants who cooperate or compete to win money in an extreme setting with limited space and social infrastructure. The game will end if one of the participants dies.
The drama “Money Game” is based on and adapted from two webtoons created by Bae Jin-Soo, “Money Game” and “Pie Game,” and will consist of eight episodes. Filming for the drama will begin in May 2022. The release date for the drama has yet to be determined.
Characters from the webtoon “Money Game”
In the original webtoon, the game was played by a total of eight people. None of the participants’ names were revealed, including the protagonist. They are frequently referred to by their room numbers. The protagonist, for example, is referred to as “The Man in Room 8.” Each character in “Money Game” has a unique appearance and personality.
The cast of “Money Game” Drama
The original webtoon’s protagonist, “The Man in Room 8,” is played by Ryu Jun-Yeol.
Park Hae-Joon, Park Jung-Min, and Bae Seong-Woo have also joined the “Money Game” male cast. In addition, IU (Lee Ji-Eun), Moon Jeong-Hee, Lee Yul-Em, and Lee Joo-Young will play the four female participants in the money game. Except for Ryu Jun-Yeol, it is unknown who the other cast members will play in “Money Game.”
(May 2022 update) Chun Woo-Hee has been cast in the drama to replace IU. Due to scheduling conflicts, IU is reportedly leaving the drama.