Money Heist season 5 part 2: Netflix release date, who is in the cast, and will there be a season 6?

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The fifth series of Spanish Netflix thriller La Casa de Papel was split into two parts

Spanish Netflix crime drama Money Heist (La Casa de Papel) has been a huge hit around the world, having received several awards including the International Emmy Award for Best Drama Series.

But all good things must come to an end, and this is to be the final outing for The Professor and his team.

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Volume one of season five premiered on September 3, and exactly three months later fans will find out what happens next.

So, when is volume 2 released and who is in the cast? This is what you need to know.

Money Heist season 5 part 2 release date

Netflix revealed earlier this year that part two is scheduled for release on Friday 3 December.

The streaming service announced the Money Heist season five release schedule back in May, with a tweet and teaser trailer.

Watch the trailer below

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Who is in the cast of Money Heist season 5 part 2?

Despite part one concluding with Tokyo (Úrsula Corberó) sacrificing herself to save her team, the character will return as narrator of the upcoming series and in flashback scenes.

The Professor, played by Álvaro Morte, will lead the cast for the final series, as the ringleader of the squad.

Najwa Nimri will also return to the series, as police inspector Alicia Sierra, having formed an unlikely alliance with The Professor.

The Professor and Alicia Sierra became unlikely accomplices (Picture: Netflix) The Professor and Alicia Sierra became unlikely accomplices (Picture: Netflix)
The Professor and Alicia Sierra became unlikely accomplices (Picture: Netflix) | MANOLO PAVÓN/NETFLIX

Season five part one saw the pair strike up the collusion, after he helped deliver her baby.

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The Professor’s team currently attempting to escape the bank include Lisbon, played by Itziar Ituño, Rio (Miguel Herrán), Denver played by Jaime Lorente, Stockholm (Esther Acebo) and Helsinki (Darko Peric), who was badly wounded during a crush in part one.

Denver, Manila and Tokio will all return (Picture: Netflix)Denver, Manila and Tokio will all return (Picture: Netflix)
Denver, Manila and Tokio will all return (Picture: Netflix) | TAMARA ARRANZ/NETFLIX

Also expected to return are newcomers for season five Belén Cuesta as Manila, Rodrigo de la Serna as Palermo and Bogotá (Hovik Keuchkerian).

The team will continue their fight against Arturo Román (Enrique Arce), who was left fighting for his life, and Colonel Tamayo (Fernando Cayo).


We are also likely to see Pedro Alonso and Patrick Criado reprise their roles as  Berlin and Rafael respectively.

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Will there be a Money Heist season 6?

The trailer for season 5 part 2 states that the ‘world’s greatest heist will come to an end,’ meaning that the final five episodes will be the squad’s last outing under the Money Heist banner.

However, series creator Alex Pina recently revealed that there could be spin-offs of the show.

“We do have many possibilities for some spin-offs, yes, and I think that’s thanks to the strong and powerful identities of the characters,” the producer told OprahMag in 2020.

“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.

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“I think Arturito could have a black comedy. Berlin’s case for his own show is very clear – he’s a misogynist, a psychopath, egocentric, a narcissist, a delinquent, a rapist… but still there are lots of people who adore him, because he values friendship, loyalty or fraternity,” he continued.

“From Nairobi to El Profesor… Denver is yet another character with his own charm. I would love to write all of them as spinoffs.”

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