Instituto Cervantes de Manila to host online chat with Money Heist writer


Attention, Money Heist fans!

Instituto Cervantes de Manila will be hosting an online chat with Javier Gómez Santander, the head writer and executive producer of the widely-popular Spanish TV series La Casa de Papel, a.k.a. Money Heist, on April 28, 7 p.m.

During the “video-conferencia,” he is expected to talk about the “secrets” to the show’s global success.

The online lecture, to be presented via Zoom in cooperation with the Embassy of Spain in the Philippines, will be conducted in Spanish but questions in English will be accommodated.

Admission is free and open to all, but slots are limited.

For more details, check out or Instituto Cervantes’ Facebook page.

Money Heist follows a group of robbers scheming and carrying out assaults on the Royal Mint of Spain and the Bank of Spain. All of its four seasons are streaming on Netflix. Part 4, the latest instalment, begins in chaos: The Professor thinks that Lisbon has been executed, Rio and Tokyo have blown up an army tank and Nairobi is struggling between life and death. The gang is going through one of its toughest moments and the rise of an enemy among its ranks will put the heist in serious danger.

The most famous gang of robbers is portrayed by Álvaro Morte (The Profesor), Úrsula Corberó (Tokyo), Pedro Alonso (Berlin), Alba Flores (Nairobi), Itziar Ituño (Lisbon), Miguel Herrán (Rio) , Esther Acebo (Stockholm), Jaime Lorente (Denver), Darko Peric (Helsinki), Luka Peros (Marseille), Hovik Keuchkerian (Bogotá) and Rodrigo de la Serna (Palermo).

Najwa Nimri (Inspector Sierra), Fernando Cayo (Coronel Tamayo), Juan Fernández (Coronel Prieto), Fernando Soto (Angel) and Mario de la Rosa (Suárez) give life to the police force who will try to destroy the “resistance.”

The main cast is completed with Pep Munné (Governor), Enrique Arce (Arturo Román), Kiti Manver (Mariví) and José Manuel Poga (Gandía).

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