Netflix announced earlier this year that ultra-popular Spanish series Money Heist is to be remade in Korea. With a star-studded cast and Korean setting, this new take on the show is sure to attract even more fans. While we all wait for it to drop , here are five other Korean remakes of popular Western programmes to binge in the meantime. Why did K-drama fans send a ‘protest truck’ to Lee Seung-gi’s home? The Good Wife (2009-2016, US) remade as The Good Wife (2016) View this post on Instagram A post shared by Movie Markers (@moviemarkers) 티빙에서 굿와이프 보기 시작했다 헷! pic.twitter.com/LM8rUcKu7t — 🎗오와(‘◇‘)♪ (@owaowaowa) June 30, 2021 With the same title, the Korean remake of Emmy award-winning drama The Good Wife also looks at the world of politics and corruption, but in Seoul rather than Chicago. Despite the Korean remake only having 16 episodes (compared to a full seven seasons of the American version), the show still generated plenty of buzz when it cast Jeon Do-yeon as leading lady, marking her return to TV screens after 11 years. Move to Heaven: Lee Jae-hoon plays a trauma cleaner in Netflix’s new K-drama Suits (2011-2019, US) remade as Suits (2018) 9 unforgettable seasons. 1 epic bromance that started it all. Order The Complete Series of #Suits to relive every Mike and Harvey moment: https://t.co/MjJ3rkhVz4 pic.twitter.com/EROB1Ucagz — Suits (@SuitsPeacock) December 11, 2019 View this post on Instagram A post shared by Dorameira Viciada ~ Meire 🍁 (@series.doramas) Jang Dong-gun, star of Friend , and ZE:A’s Park Hyung-sik, are the main protagonists in the Korean remake of Suits, with Ko Sung-hee in the role played by Meghan Markle in the US version. The series was nominated in multiple award categories in 2018, and several members of the cast walked away with gongs too. The remake’s soundtrack featured notable K-pop artists Mamamoo and Jung Eun-ji from Apink. How has Meghan Markle’s signature look evolved over the years? Criminal Minds (2005-2020, US) remade as Criminal Minds (2017) What are you watching Wednesday is back! Currently re-binging Criminal Minds. What about you? pic.twitter.com/KVwfiGMvT4 — Jaymee Jacobs (@JaymeeJacobs) June 30, 2021 tvN 크리미널 마인드 가상포스터 #이준기 #문채원 #손현주 https://t.co/kLFbj67SQ3 https://t.co/GZDQ5a8GXm pic.twitter.com/Fsy5hz7zzT — 올제 (@Olje_) April 10, 2017 With a total of 20 episodes, Korea’s remake of Criminal Minds features a stellar cast, including Hotel del Luna ’s Lee Joon-gi and veteran star Son Hyun-joo. Unlike most remakes that often follow the plot from the very beginning of the original series, the Korean remake of Criminal Minds picks up from the third season of the original. 5 Korean celebs who have been caught up in drug scandals Luther (2010-present, UK) remade as Less Than Evil (2019) View this post on Instagram A post shared by What To Watch Next (@wtwnblog) View this post on Instagram A post shared by 김아무개 (@filmlover_98) While Korean remakes of US programmes are more common, there are remakes of British programmes too. Less than Evil is a Korean version of British psychological crime drama Luther , adapted from the original plot. The Korean take was nominated for several awards throughout 2018 and 2019, with its female protagonist Lee Seol twice winning best new actress accolades. Pride on TV: 20 series boosting LGBTQ+ representation Saturday Night Live (1975-present, US) remade as Saturday Night Live: Korea (2011-present) View this post on Instagram A post shared by Saturday Night Live (@nbcsnl) #박재범 #JayPark Group shot of SNL Korea Crews & Staffs https://t.co/bRF9OTJmfA via SNL 코리아 FB pic.twitter.com/kvcGUWF4wz — ... (@theJ_Effect) November 18, 2017 Interview: Trevor Noah on how the pandemic gave him a new perspective on life Who would have thought that comedy formats could translate so well? The popular US sketch show Saturday Night Live was remade in Korea in 2011, ran for nine seasons and is set to be revived at some point in 2021. Over the years, just like the US version, countless Korean comedians featured in its weekly cast, with celebrities also making guest appearances and taking part in outrageous comedy skits, allowing viewers to see a different side of their favourite artists. Want more stories like this? Sign up here. Follow STYLE on Facebook , Instagram , YouTube and Twitter .