Video-streaming platform, Netflix has confirmed Money Heist (La Casa de Papel) will return for a fifth season, but it will be its last, according to Digital Spy.
Season four ended on a cliffhanger, and there are a few loose threads that need tying up, including a sneaky Easter egg to contend with too, which will hopefully be addressed in these final 10 episodes.
Season four also ramped things up in terms of violence with more bloodshed than all three previous seasons combined, so that opens the final season for anything.
Money Heist creator Alex Pina said: “We’ve spent almost a year thinking about how to break up 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 part of La Casa de Papel. The war reaches its most extreme and savage levels, but it is also the most epic and exciting season.”
Production on all of Netflix’s original series was temporarily halted due to the coronavirus pandemic, but production on Money Heist is expected to kick off next week (August 3).
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The series stars Úrsula Coberó, Álvaro Morte, Itziar Ituño, Pedro Alonso, Miguel Herrán, Jaime Lorente, Esther Acebo, Enrique Arce and Darko Peric among its ensemble cast – and the upcoming season will introduce Miguel Ángel Silvestre and Patrick Criado, too.
Pina also recently teased the possibility of spin-offs – and he believes any of the characters could carry their own series.
Speaking to OprahMag.com, Pina said: “We do have many possibilities for some spinoffs, yes, and I think that’s thanks to the strong and powerful identities of the characters.
“We’ve always looked for characters to have a very complex, layered design. So I think almost every character of Money Heist has a duality that we would like to see in a spinoff. We could watch any of them in other contexts.”