Ask followers of Money Heist, and they’ll inform you nobody is secure on Netflix’s wildly common Spanish crime drama, often called La Casa de Papel in its native nation.
Regardless of this, lots of the collection’ world devotees proceed to mourn the loss of life of fan favourite Nairobi (Alba Flores). The loving mom in some way managed to thwart loss of life when a sniper’s bullet wounded her on the finish of Season 3, solely to brutally and swiftly die on the cruel fingers of Gandia (Jose Manuel Poga) in Season 4. Even her costar Ursula Corbero stated she will’t settle for the loss.
“I don’t get it both,” Corbero, who stars as Tokyo, informed reporters on the Tv Critics Affiliation summer season press tour. “There have been few buddies I had there, they usually killed the perfect one.”
However government producer and director Jesus Colmenar insisted that Nairobi’s loss of life needed to happen to pave the best way for the all-out warfare that awaits the Dali mask-wearing thieves and their deeply invested viewers when Season 5 premieres Friday, Sept. 3 on the streamer. (The second half of the fifth and last season will kick off in December.)
“Nairobi’s character was not reduce out for the warfare we discover on this last season,” Colmenar stated by way of an interpreter. “She wasn’t speculated to be right here. I believe this provides momentum to our characters that may be too advanced so as to add in any other case.”
Similar to the deaths of Berlin (Pedro Alonso), Moscow (Paco Tous) and Oslo (Roberto Garcia) earlier than her, Nairobi’s life ended to gas the characters and the story, Colmenar concluded.
“We kill our characters, and it provides rigidity,” he stated. “It’s a very good factor not to have the ability to know who can be killed and what is going to occur.”
Alvaro Morte, who stars because the Professor, agreed, and even discovered a manner so as to add a bit of levity to the in any other case grim circumstances surrounding the lack of Nairobi by citing the wacky paternity plan Nairobi and his character cooked up.
“It contributes a dose of actuality that something could occur, and it contributes to the shock ingredient,” Morte stated, earlier than jokingly including the child plot twist: “The Professor was about to have a toddler with Nairobi… however that’s one other story.”