Chart-topping Netflix show returning to screens with spin-off series – and it's just months away | The Sun

NETFLIX has released the date and first trailer for a spinoff series based on one of its most popular shows.

The streamer has confirmed that Money Heist fan-favourite criminal Berlin will fly solo in his own gripping series this year.

The upcoming show is titled after the cunning thief himself, Berlin, and it follows the hectic life of the extravagant robber Berlin (aka Andrés de Fonollosa) played by Pedro Alonso in this new action-packed prequel.

Berlin was introduced to Money Heist in season one, and it was soon discovered that he was the Professor's (Álvaro Morte) older brother. 

A terminally ill Berlin decides to sacrifice himself at the end of season 1, part 2, so the rest of the gang can escape from the police.

The spinoff series will reflect on Berlin's golden age in Paris as he prepares for one of the biggest heists in his life. 

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The show, which Money Heist's Álex Pina created, will land on the streaming giant platform on December 29.

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The show's logline reads: "Berlin says there are only two things that can turn a bad day into a great one: love and a million-dollar payday.

"This is what keeps him razor-focused on his lofty goals. So he's preparing one of his most extreme heists yet – disappearing $44 million worth of jewels."

Netflix's newly released trailer of the explosive upcoming series presents a dapper Berlin (aka Andrés de Fonollosa) on a crime spree in Paris while attending lavish parties, champagne popping and steamy love affairs.

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Berlin's lavish lifestyle comes with a hefty price, and he will stop at nothing to pursue his pleasures, even if it involves deadly heists that might cost him his life.

But, of course, he needs a team of criminal geniuses to carry out the calculated robberies. 

That's when cybersecurity mastermind Keila, academic and Berlin's close pal Damián, wild card Cameron, locksmith and Berlin's most faithful sidekick Roi, and weapon expert Bruce come into action. 

Also starring in the hit coming series Berlin alongside Pedro is Tristán Ulloa, Begoña Vargas, Michelle Jenner, Julio Peña Fernández and Joel Sánchez.

Money Heist: Berlin starts streaming on Netflix on December 29.

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