Of the ten most-watched non-English TV exhibits of all time, the Spanish-language crime drama Cash Heist accounts for 3 of the slots on that listing. Particular person seasons of a Netflix present can every be listed individually, which explains why 30% of that rating is comprised of Cash Heist seasons 3-5 — and it additionally helps clarify why the streamer felt the necessity to launch a by-product of the wildly well-liked sequence, with Berlin set to reach a bit of over a month from now.
What it’s about: Within the authentic Cash Heist sequence, “The Professor” plans a daring heist of the Royal Mint of Spain. He’s the brains behind the plot, whereas “Berlin” executes it because the chief of a crew of criminals all codenamed after cities.
Within the new sequence, viewers will observe Berlin as he plans a daring heist of his personal, one which entails stealing $44 million value of jewels in Paris. He faucets a crew of savvy criminals together with cybersecurity mastermind Keila; his shut pal Damian; Cameron, a risk-taking unfastened cannon; weapons knowledgeable Bruce; and a locksmith named Roi.
“It’s a visit via the golden age of the character, when he robbed round Europe loopy in love,” Cash Heist creator Alex Pina mentioned in a Netflix interview about Berlin, including that the present additionally has a lighthearted aspect: “That’s essentially the most stunning (factor), the comedy.” He thinks Pedro Alonso’s Berlin is unquestionably “going to make folks snigger rather a lot.”
Why I’m excited: Berlin was a fan-favorite character within the authentic sequence, so I’m fairly excited in regards to the potential of a Higher Name Saul/Breaking Dangerous scenario right here. Higher Name Saul did kind of than the identical factor, taking an eccentric however well-liked Breaking Dangerous character and utilizing a prequel to construct a whole new story round him that served as a inventive extension of the unique sequence.
In Berlin, we’ll see the identical occur with the Cash Heist character, lengthy earlier than he finds out about his terminal analysis and earlier than he begins taking hostages within the Royal Mint of Spain.
Who’s in it: The solid contains —
- Pedro Alonso (Cash Heist) as Berlin
- Michelle Jenner (Isabel) as Keila
- Tristán Ulloa (Fariña) as Damián
- Begoña Vargas (Welcome to Eden) as Cameron
- Julio Peña (Via My Window) as Roi
- Joel Sánchez as Bruce
When will or not it’s launched: Berlin arrives on Netflix on Dec. 29. Take a look at a trailer for Berlin beneath.