How far will you go to survive a pandemic?
Netflix has extended their overall deal with Alex Pina, creator of the global hit Money Heist. As part of the announcement, they announced Pina’s next project, a series inspired by the COVID-19 pandemic. Along with the show, Pina is also working on the Money Heist spin-off titled Berlin, focusing on Pedro Alonso’s character, Berlin.
Alex Pina On The New Series
The series has not been given a name, but Pina explained its premise. It will be set in a luxury underground bunker, and will house Spain’s elite 1 percent of citizens. The inspiration came from an article published on a Spanish newspaper on October 9, 2021, where rich Spaniards began purchasing bunkers to keep themselves safe.
Pina says that some of these bunkers offer exclusive services such as a cinema, pool, gym, spa, gardens, and many other luxurious facilities. It also has enough food and water for 75 people to survive over five years. After reading the articles, the regular people wondered how life will be like there. Social life, romantic relationships, and just about anything will be have a twist.
We are yet to see how the show will be presented. Pina shines with thriller series, so it will be exciting to see a pandemic-based show, with a horror twist.
Money Heist’s Success
Money Heist originally came out on the Spanish network Antenna 3 in 2017, with Netflix as the international distributer. However, the series became so successful that Netflix stepped in as the official producers from seasons 3 to 5. It received a successful conclusion on December 3, and now we are looking at new prospects.