It’s been known for months that Part Five of Netflix’s most popular non-English language Original Series “La Casa de Papel” (“Money Heist”) would be the show’s last, and now we know when the iconic Spanish heist story will end. Broken into two parts, “Money Heist” Part Five, Volume 1 will launch worldwide on Sept. 3, with Volume 2 landing three months later on Dec. 3. Each part will include five episodes, filling out a ten-hour arc to end the series’ story as told by its narrator and protagonist Tokyo.
“When we began to write Part 5 in the midst of the pandemic, we felt that we had to change what was expected from the ten-episode season and used every tool we could to create the sensation of a season finale or series finale in the first volume itself,” said series creator Álex Pina. “We decided to work in an extremely aggressive genre, putting The Gang on the ropes. In volume 2, we focus more on the emotional situation of the characters. It is a journey across their sentimental map that connects us directly to their departure.”
Netflix also released an intense, slow-motion teaser to accompany the highly-anticipated announcement.
Trapped in Madrid’s iconic Bank of Spain for more than four days, the gang finds itself smothered by an impending sense of doom in Part Five. They’ve managed to rescue Lisbon, but outside their leader, The Professor, has been apprehended by Sierra and finds himself, for the first time, with no contingency plan. Things go from bad to worse when the military is called in and employs more heavy-handed tactics, turning Spain’s greatest-ever robbery into an all out war.
“Money Heist” Part Five features an astonishing cast of Spanish superstars returning to the show, led by Úrsula Corberó, Álvaro Morte, Itziar Ituño, Pedro Alonso, Miguel Herrán, Jaime Lorente, Esther Acebo, Enrique Arce, Darko Peric, Hovik Keuchkerian, Luka Peros, Belén Cuesta, Fernando Cayo, Rodrigo de la Serna, Najwa Nimri and José Manuel Poga. Part Five also sees the addition of Miguel Ángel Silvestre (“Sky Rojo,” “30 Coins”) and Spanish Academy Award-nominee Patrick Criado (“La gran familia española,” “Vivir sin permiso”).