Netflix has officially announced that the upcoming fifth and final installment of Money Heist will be divided into two parts, with Volume 1 set to make its debut on September 3, while Volume 2 will be wrapping up the global hit series with the final episodes on December 3. The date announcement also came with the release of its first explosive teaser, teasing the most intense season yet for the fan-favorite thieves as they make their final stand against the government in hopes of escaping the Bank of Spain alive with their gold. It also provides a preview of the Professor’s captive state in the hands of former police inspector-turned-fugitive Alicia Sierra.
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Money Heist, or La casa de papel, centers around a group of thieves led by The Professor, who wears a Salvador Dali mask and a red jumpsuit and take on names of different cities in order to conceal their identities. In Part 1 and 2, they take hostages and lock themselves in the Royal Mint of Spain as a criminal mastermind manipulates the police to carry out his plan. In Part 3 and 4, Lives are on the line as the Professor’s plan begins to unravel, and the crew must fend off enemies from both inside and outside the Bank of Spain.
The series stars Álvaro Morte as The Professor, Úrsula Corberó as Tokyo, Itziar Ituño as Lisbon, Pedro Alonso as Berlin, Alba Flores as Nairobi, Miguel Herrán as Rio, Jaime Lorente as Denver, Esther Acebo as Stockholm, Darko Perić as Helsinki, and Paco Tous as Moscow. It also features Hovik Keuchkerian as Bogota, Rodrigo de la Serna as Martin Berrote, Najwa Nimri as Alicia Sierra, Luka Peros as Marseille, Belen Cuesta as Manila, Fernando Cayo as Colonel Tamayo, and Enrique Arce as Arturo Roman.
Season 5 will also see the introduction of Miguel Ángel Silvestre (Sense8) and Patrick Criado as they join the fan-favorite roster of returning series regulars.
Money Heist is created by Álex Pina, who is also serving as an executive producer along with Sonia Martínez, Jesús Colmenar, Esther Martínez Lobato and Nacho Manubens. In 2018, the series became the most-watched non-English language series and one of the most-watched series overall on Netflix.
Due to its success, Netflix is also currently developing a 12-episode Korean adaptation of the hit series from BH Entertainment and Contents Zium. The streamer has also unveiled its complete cast, which will be led by Yoo Ji-Tae as the Professor, Park Hae-Soo as Berlin, and Jun Jung-Seo as Tokyo.