Get ready for an adrenaline-pumping thrill ride because the Money Heist franchise is far from finished! Netflix has just dropped a bombshell by announcing an electrifying spinoff featuring everyone’s favorite character, Berlin. Brace yourself for an explosive journey as we dive deeper into the gritty underworld of this beloved series.
As the final season of Money Heist sent shockwaves through our screens in 2021, whispers of a spinoff grew louder. The genius behind the show, Alex Pina, tantalized fans with hints of expanding the universe and exploring the fascinating lives of secondary characters.
But now, the wait is over, and the excitement is palpable. Berlin, the enigmatic mastermind, takes center stage in a pulse-pounding spinoff series set to premiere in December 2023. Pina himself, in an interview with Oprah Daily, unleashed the tantalizing news, fueling our anticipation and leaving us hungry for more saying:
“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.”
Prepare to be enthralled as Berlin’s untold story unfolds, revealing the darkest secrets of his past and the harrowing path that led him to become the captivating character we know and love. Brace yourself for heart-stopping heists, mind-bending plot twists, and gripping action sequences that will leave you breathless.
This spinoff promises to be a thrilling roller coaster ride, delving into the depths of Berlin’s complex psyche while keeping you on the edge of your seat. Get ready for an intense adrenaline rush as the spinoff series immerses you in the ruthless world of Money Heist like never before.
December 2023 can’t come soon enough. The countdown begins, and the anticipation builds. Are you prepared for Berlin’s electrifying redemption? Get ready for a wild ride that will leave you craving more, as the legacy of Money Heist lives on, and the exhilaration reaches new heights.
Netflix officially unveiled the new season in late November 2021, just days before season 5, part 2 arrived on Netflix.
Alongside the announcement of the series, we got a very brief tease about the upcoming spinoff alongside the caption (translated to English):
We already met Berlin in#LaCasaDePapeland now is the time for Andrés de Fonollosa. We can already announce that in 2023 the spin off of his life will arrive
“Berlin’s Redemption” is a thrilling spinoff movie set in the same universe as the popular series “Money Heist.” The story revolves around the charismatic and enigmatic character of Berlin (Andrés de Fonollosa), who was a key member of the original heist crew. This spinoff delves into Berlin’s backstory, exploring his past, motivations, and his journey before joining the heist at the Royal Mint of Spain.
The movie begins with a flashback to Berlin’s earlier life, revealing his childhood and the events that shaped him into the complex character he became. It showcases his privileged upbringing as part of a wealthy family, his rebellious nature, and his early fascination with art, music, and crime. However, Berlin’s life takes a dramatic turn when he discovers a family secret that leads him down a path of self-destruction and questionable choices.
As the story progresses, Berlin becomes entangled in a dangerous criminal underworld, navigating treacherous alliances and betrayals. Along the way, he establishes his reputation as a cunning strategist and a ruthless leader. The movie introduces several new characters who play pivotal roles in Berlin’s life, including influential figures from his past and individuals who will later become part of the iconic heist crew.
Throughout the film, Berlin is driven by a burning desire for redemption and the need to reconcile with his tumultuous past. His journey is filled with intense action sequences, clever heists, and unexpected plot twists. Viewers witness the evolution of Berlin’s character, gaining insight into his dark psyche, his twisted sense of humor, and the complex emotions that motivate his actions.
As the movie reaches its climax, Berlin’s path intersects with the events leading up to the heist at the Royal Mint of Spain. The narrative seamlessly connects with the original series, shedding light on the enigmatic character’s motivations and his role in orchestrating the audacious plan. The film ends on a poignant note, leaving viewers with a deeper understanding of Berlin’s character and setting the stage for the events of the “Money Heist” series.
“Berlin’s Redemption: A Money Heist Spinoff” is a gripping and emotionally charged film that offers a fresh perspective on one of the most beloved characters from the original series. It combines elements of action, suspense, and drama to deliver a compelling story that stands on its own while enriching the overall “Money Heist” universe.
When will Berlin be released on Netflix?
Thanks to the most recent announcement from Netflix, we know that Berlin is coming to Netflix in December 2023.
In addition, we can exclusively reveal Netflix is eying a December 29th, 2023, release date for season 1 of Berlin.
In addition to the announcement, we have also been provided with exclusive preview images of the show.
What will Berlin be about?
Prepare for an adrenaline-fueled dive into the enigmatic world of Berlin, the captivating and elusive character also known as Andrés de Fonollosa.
Although season 5 briefly delved into his intriguing past, Berlin remains a mysterious figure, shrouded in secrets waiting to be unveiled. Behind his charismatic facade lies a trail of five ex-wives, each one a chapter in his tumultuous love life. Among them is the alluring Tatiana, portrayed by the talented Diana Gómez. Berlin has often referred to these relationships as the “five instances where he dared to believe in the power of love.”
Unraveling the complex web of Berlin’s existence, we will journey back to his early years, intertwined with those of The Professor, his own flesh and blood. Together, they navigated a world full of danger and uncertainty, testing the limits of their bond. Along this thrilling path, we will gradually unearth the truth behind their father’s demise and uncover the enigmatic circumstances that led Berlin to cross paths with his other passionate companions, such as the enigmatic Palermo, the mesmerizing Marsella, and the formidable Bogotá. Brace yourself for an electrifying exploration of Berlin’s untold story, where every revelation is a heart-pounding revelation.
We may also see more of the heist Berlin made in Champs-Élysées, Paris where he stole 434 diamonds. We may also see more of his battle with Helmer Myopathy.
At Netflix’s 2022 Tudum event, we got to hear Pedro Alonso and Alex Pina discuss the upcoming spinoff.
“Love and heists” was the first sentence uttered by Pina to answer the question about what the new series is about. Pina added, “This is going to be a trip throughout the golden years of the character. When he was stealing all over Europe, madly in love.”
We also got to see the first script (referred to as the 33rd version), which was can see the episode title is “Historias de Paris,” which translates to “Paris Stories.”
The script was written by David Oliva, David Barrocal, Esther Martinez Lobato, and Alex Pina.
Who will star in Netflix’s Berlin series?
Michelle Jenner as Keila
Begoña Vargas as Cameron
Julio Peña as Roi
Tristán Ulloa as Damián
Joel Sánchez as Bruce
As a prequel there is still a chance we can see some of the following characters reprise their roles;
Rodrigo de la Serna as Palermo
Álvaro Morte as El Profesor
Diana Gómez as Tatiana