Ursula Corberohas 34 million reasons to celebrate…
Netflix’s Spanish-language smash La Casa de Papel, aka Money Heist, starring the 29-year-old Spanish actress, has set a new record for the streamer.
With more than 34.3M households tuning in for Part 3, this is the largest first-week global household turnout for a non-English-language Netflix series. More than 70% finished the entire season in the initial seven days.
The third installment of the Alex Pina-created phenomenon launched on July 19. Evidenced by the massive viewing numbers, fans of the series are legion around the world — and not only in Spanish-speaking markets, but extending to countries like France, Italy and India.
In the first week, La Casa de PapelPart 3 was the most-watched title in Spain, Italy, France, Portugal, Brazil, Chile and Argentina, among others, according to Netflix.
Already last year, Netflix said the series, produced by Vancouver Media, was its most watched non-English show ever on the service. It scooped an International Emmyfor Best Drama last November.
Alvaro Mortestars in the thriller as El Professor, a mysterious criminal mastermind who recruits a group of thieves for an epic heist as he manipulates the police to carry out his plan. Part 3 sees him develop new heists with even higher stakes.
Ursula Corbero, Jamie Lorente, Miguel Herrán, Darko Peric, Itziar Ituno,Paco Tous, Alba Flores, Esther Acebo,Itziar Ituño, Enrique Arce, Kiti Mánver,Juan Fernándezand Mario de la Rosaalso star.
Pina in 2018 secured a global exclusive overall dealwith the streaming giant. In June, production began on 10-part UK/Spanish crime drama White Lines, which Pina wrote and is showrunning.