Álex Pina
Tamara Arranz

Vancouver Media


Until “Squid Game” and “Lupin” captured the global zeitgeist in 2021, Pina’s “Money Heist” (“La Casa de Papel”) was the gold standard for Netflix’s non English-language programming, with “Money Heist: Part 4” watched by 65 million households. Netflix’s “Sky Rojo,” from Pina and regular co-creator Esther Martínez-Lobato, was another hit for the streamer, while the fifth installment of “Money Heist,” which will be the series’ final run of episodes, opened in October as one of the most anticipated shows globally on the service. It’s safe to say the series will go out with a bang upon its finale run of episodes set for December. The future of Spanish-language shows as a growing SVOD alternative to U.S. content hinges on Pina delivering more home runs. Meanwhile, a Korean version of “Money Heist” is in the works.



Variety Honors

  • 2019 Variety500 Honoree
  • 2020 Variety500 Honoree
  • 2021 Variety500 Honoree
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As part of an unprecedented day full of “Money Heist” themed activities hosted by Netflix on Tuesday, core cast members reunited for a massive live question and answer session from the Palacio Vistalegre in the south of Madrid, with more than 5,000 fans in attendance. There, Pedro Alonso (Berlin) enthusiastically announced that although "Money Heist," or "La Casa de Papel" in Spanish, is coming to an end in three days time, the universe created by Alex Pina for Atresmedia five...


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