Money Heist is a Spanish heist drama that first released in 2017. The original name of the show is ‘La casa da papel’ and Netflix acquired its right in late 2017, when the show had already released its two seasons.
Netflix is experimenting with foreign language shows for a larger and global audience base and it is safe to say that Netflix hit a jackpot with Money Heist! Money Heist has become a phenomenon worldwide. It has become one of the most watched and highest-rated shows on Netflix of all time.
Originally, ‘La casa da papel’ was only meant for two parts. But, the sensation that it created when Netflix took control was unreal. People went crazy and wanted more. As a result, Money Heist was renewed for a season 3, that too with a significantly higher budget. Money Heist Season 4 premiered on April 3, 2020, and was a massive hit.
We know for sure that Money Heist season 5 is on its way as Money Heist season 4 ended on an unusual cliffhanger. We’ll tell you more about money Heist season 5 but first, let us take a look at the plot and recap of Money Heist season 4.
Money Heist Plot
An extremely sharp and intelligent man, who goes by the heist-name of Professor, plans a great heist at the Royal Mint of Spain. He recruits a group of eight people, who also have heist-names based on different cities. These recruits enter the Royal Mint of Spain to conduct the robbery while the Professor instructs them and helps them from the outside.
During the quest, Professor is caught by the leading inspector on the case, Raquel Murillo, but things get back to normal as they get romantically involved. The recruits complete the heist successfully with a few fatal casualties and leave the bank with €2.4 billion.
Money Heist Season 4
Money Heist Season 3 began with a new heist where the recruits have to rob the Bank of Spain with the help of Professor. In Money Heist season 4, we saw that Raquel or Lisbon was arrested by the cops and Professor believed her to be dead. That got him off the tracks for quite some time that negatively affected the heist and the recruits –the biggest loss being the death of Nairobi.
Though, in the end, the recruits and Professor take the upper hand by rescuing Lisbon and capturing Gandia, the government assassin. Lisbon enters the Bank of Spain but Professor is confronted by Alicia with a gun, the former lead inspector on the case. Money Heist Season 4 ends with some promises of a grand fight-back.
Money Heist Season 5 – Expectations
Here are the three details we know for sure – a) Gandia is secured and captured by the gang, b) Lisbon is inside the Bank of Spain and will be working from the inside now, and c) The Professor is at a gunpoint held by the merciless, Alicia Sierra. So, what can we expect in Money Heist season 5?
For starters, we don’t know if Gandia is dead or alive for sure. He was in a critical situation but he does not seem to go down so easily. We may expect some serious fightback from him as he’s the only person inside the bank that can jeopardize Professor’s plan. As for the Professor now, his capture puts the entire heist on the backfoot. He is the eyes and ears of the recruits inside and with him gone, there are minimal chances of victory.
However, we know that Professor worked out his way the last time he was captured by Raquel and we are sure he will find a way with Alicia as well. Though we wonder if an alliance of Professor will help him or he will find a way himself. We also know that Alicia is very much pregnant and her due date is nearby.
Also, she has gone rogue. We believe that there’s a strong possibility that Alicia might switch sides. We also think that her pregnancy might play a role in her decision to let go of Professor. But obviously, these are just fan theories. Let us know in the comments what you think about Alicia’s next move.
Money Heist Season 5 Release Date
There is no news of the Money Heist season 5 release date yet. As we know that Money Heist season 4 has released just recently in 2020, we can expect that there’s some time in the release of the new season. We do know, however, that the story is in the writing process as Alex Pina had updated the news himself on his social media handle.
Pedro Alonso also updated a post on his social media account telling his fans that he was made to do a costume trial. The ongoing Pandemic has put a halt on everything and the production as well, though we can expect Money Heist season 5 somewhere during late 2021.