Money Heist (original title: La Casa de Papel) Season 5 will be released on Netflix in two volumes in September and December 2021 globally. The Spanish series became a huge international hit when it premiered on the streaming service in 2017, and the first part of the final season has finally arrived!
The crime drama series holds the current record of being the most-watched non-English title on Netflix, and Money Heist Season 4, which premiered in April 2020, surpased all of the previous records the show set as it managed to get 65 million views.
Here's everything we know about the fifth and final season of Money Heist.
On May 24, 2021, Netflix announced that Money Heist will be split into two parts.
Money Heist Season 5, Vol. 1 was released globally on September 3, 2021. You can find the premiere times based on your time zone here.
Money Heist Season 5, Vol. 2 is scheduled to released globally on December 3, 2021.
You can watch the teaser for the date announcement below:
Netflix India recently shared the news about an India IT company, Verve Logic giving its workers a day off on Sept. 3 to watch the first volume of Money Heist Season 5.
Netflix released the first trailer for Money Heist Season 5, Vol. 1 in Aug. 2, 2021. You can watch both the English and the original Spanish versions of the exciting trailer below.
English dub trailer
Original Spanish trailer
No trailers have been released for Money Heist Season 5, Vol. 2 yet as it would probably reveal major plot spoilers from Vol. 1, but expect Netflix to release it after the premiere of the first volume.
According to FormulaTV, Money Heist Season 5 will be 2 episodes longer than previous seasons with a total of 10 episodes to conclude the series, so it's likely that Vol. 1 and 2 will each have 5 episodes.
In August 2020, Netflix confirmed two new cast members joining the final season of Money Heist: Miguel Ángel Silvestre and Patrick Criado.
Miguel Silverstre, best known for his role in Netflix's Sense8, was announced to join the cast of Season 5. On his Instagram, he said (translated into English): “Mamaaaa! How lucky I am? Maximo of joy!”
Here's what showrunner Alex Pina said about Silvestre's character:
“We always try to bring in charismatic, intelligent and brilliant opponents. In this case, from a genre of pure war, we also look for characters in which the intelligence can be like that of the Professor”
Secondly, Patrick Criado is best known for his roles in El Aspirante, Mar de Plástico, El Rey, and La Línea Invisible. He is 24-years-old, which makes him one of the youngest cast members of Money Heist Season 5.
On Aug. 19, the official La Casa de Papel Twitter account shared a clip of Criado's role with Berlin. Apparently, his character's name is Rafael, and he's described to be a prodigal son.
Netflix also teased the three new characters in Aug. 2021, which also includes Sagasta (played by José Manuel Seda), the Commander of the Special Forces of the Spanish Army.
In September 2020, FormulaTV confirmed another cast member: José Manuel Seda, an actor, writer, and director best known for his work on Yo soy Bea and directing the 2005 short, Tránsito.
Over on Twitter, Seda said:
“Happy to share the wonderful gift I received on my birthday: my participation in the final season of @LaCasaDePapelTV one of those series that when you see them, you dream of being in it. Thanks to @VancouverMed and @NetflixES”
The rest of the actors will return, including
Warning: Spoilers for Money Heist Season 4 and previous seasons ahead.
Update: The first 15 minutes of Money Heist Season 5, Volume 1 was released on the official YouTube channel of La Casa de Papel ahead of its Netflix premiere, and you can watch it now.
At the end of Money Heist Season 4, The Professor (played by Alvaro Morte) was caught by Alicia Sierra, the pregnant inspector played by Najwa Nimri, who has gone rogue. Alicia pointed a gun at the professor, and the fourth season cuts to credits with a new rendition of the show's iconic song, Bella Ciao.
In the Bank of Spain, the team has to work on the final stages of the heist and find a way out, but with the military involved, and the Professor in trouble, the gang will surely have an extremely hard time escaping the bank. Season 4 revealed that the gang in the basement is continuing to melt down the gold into small balls for extraction.
Now, let's get to the spoiler hints for Season 5.
In an interview with Entertainment Weekly, Pina said that “the gang will now be pushed into irreversible situations, into a wild war. It is the most epic part of all the parts we’ve shot.”
Pina added, “We have spent almost a year thinking about how to destroy the band. How to put the Professor on the ropes. How to get into situations that are irreversible for many characters. The result is the fifth season of La Casa de Papel. The war reaches its most extreme and savage levels, but it is also the most epic and exciting season”
The fan-favorite character, Berlin (played by Pedro Alonso) is also expected to return as the actor and Vancouver Media teased his appearance in the final film. As most fans know, most of his appearances since Money Heist Season 3 have been flashbacks, so it's likely that Season 5 will continue showing more of Berlin's past.
During the show’s appearance at the 2021 Television Critics Association summer press tour, Money Heist producer Jesús Colmenar sees Nairobi's death in Season 4 as a teaser of what is to come. “Nairobi’s personality was not cut for the war we find in this final season, so she wasn’t supposed to be here," Colemnar said. 'She wasn’t cut for that. And I think that this adds momentum to our characters that would be complex to add otherwise. We kill our characters, and I think it adds tension, and it’s a good thing not to be able to know who will be killed and what will happen.”
Expect to see more deaths in the final season of Money Heist.
You can also check out the new video clips featuring the cast of Money Heist:
Another photo reveals the Professor's gang without Nairobi, Berlin, Oslo & Moscow.
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