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Elite (also spelled Élite or ÉLITƎ) is a Spanish series featured on Netflix. The series presents a large ensemble cast portraying students at a prestigious prep school and includes the actors, Miguel Herrán, Aron Piper, Mina El Hammani, Omar Ayuso, María Pedraza, Itzan Escamilla and more. The first season was released on Netflix on 5 October 2018.

On 17 October 2018, Netflix renewed the series for a second season, which was released worldwide on 6 September 2019. On 30 August 2019, a week before the second season's release, Netflix quietly renewed the series for a third season, which was confirmed to have wrapped filming by Ester Expósito on 1 October 2019. It was released worldwide on 13 March 2020. Miguel Herrán and Jaime Lorente left the show after two seasons due to scheduling conflicts with the series Money Heist.

On May 19, 2020, Netflix announced that Danna Paola, Ester Expósito, Jorge López, Álvaro Rico and Mina El Hammani would not return for any future seasons after season three. On May 22, 2020, the remaining original cast revealed via Twitter that they had received their scripts and the series would be coming for a fourth season. It was released worldwide on June 18, 2021.

On February 25, 2021, Netflix officially announced that the series has been renewed for a fifth season. The renewal came before Season 4 has even premiered on Netflix.[1][2] It was released on April 8, 2022.[3]

On May 13, 2021, Netflix announced a weeklong, #EliteWeek, special of short episodes under the title Elite: Short Stories. It premiered from June 14 with one episode per day, until Thursday 17.[4][5] On July 16, 2021, Miguel Bernardeau announced via the Elite social media accounts that he is leaving the series after four seasons.[6] On July 19, 2021, it was announced that Arón Piper is leaving the series.[7] Andrés Velencoso also did not return.

On October 28, 2021, Netflix announced that it has renewed the series for a sixth season, ahead of the series’ fifth season release. Additionally, Netflix confirmed three new holiday-themed installments of the short-form spinoff Elite Short Stories: Phillipe Caye Felipe, premiered Wednesday, December 15, Samuel Omar, premiered Monday, December 20 and Patrick premiered Thursday, December 23.[8][9] It was released on November 18, 2022. On May 2022, it was announced that Itzan Escamilla left the series after five seasons.[10] Omar Ayuso, Claudia Salas, Georgina Amorós and Pol Granch were also confirmed to be leaving.

On September 24, 2022, the new young adult series Class, an adaptation of Elite was unveiled at Netflix’s Global Fan Event, Tudum. The series will follow the same premise, but the screenplay has incorporated some different changes keeping the Indian audience in mind. The story is based in New Delhi’s upscale school, Hampton International, where three students from a non-elite background join the school and things change forever.

On October 25, 2022, Netflix announced that the series was renewed for a seventh season, a month prior to the release of the sixth season release, with Omar Ayuso returning.[11] It was released on October 20, 2023.[12] Carla Díaz, Martina Cariddi, Manu Rios, Diego Martín, Adam Nourou, Carloto Cotta, Guillermo Campra, Ignacio Carrascal and Marc Bonnin did not return.

On July 6, 2023, Netflix announced the renewal for an eighth and final season, before the seventh season ever premiered. Mina El Hammani will be returning for this season.[13] Alex Pastrana, Álvaro de Juana, Ana Bokesa and Anitta will not return.

Synopsis[]

When three low-income students are offered scholarships to attend an exclusive high school after their original school collapses, their more affluent classmates react with distrust and hostility. The friction that ensues as a result of their enrollment at the school results in a murder, which irrevocably alters all of their lives.

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Development[]

  • On 17 July 2017, it was announced that Netflix had given the production a series order for a first season.
  • The series is created by Carlos Montero and Darío Madrona who are both credited as executive producers of the series.
  • In September 2018, it was announced that the series would premiere on 5 October 2018.
  • On 17 October 2018, Netflix renewed the series for a second season, which was released on 6 September, 2019.
  • 2 Weeks before second season released it was renewed for a third season.
  • After season 3 released it was renewed for a fourth and fifth season.

Trivia[]

  • On 17 July 2017, it was announced that Netflix had given the production a series order for a first season.
  • Elite is the second Netflix original series in Spain after Cable Girls.[14]
  • The series is created by Carlos Montero and Darío Madrona who are both credited as executive producers of the series.
    • Montero and Madrona came to develop the series after being told that Netflix was looking for a teenage show and were asked to produce an idea, with Montero coming up with the basic premise
  • On 17 October 2018, Netflix renewed the series for a second season.[15]
    • It began production after the viewership for the first season was known, in January 2019.
    • It had been written before season one had been released.
  • On 4 October 2019, it was reported that the series was renewed for a third season.[16]
  • The third season’s logo has been stylized as “ELIT3”.
  • On 13 March 2020, Season 3 of the show premired on Netflix, It however was the final season for some cast members.
  • On 20 January 2020, it was announced that the series had been renewed for a fourth and fifth season. However, this wasn't officially confirmed by Netflix until between May 2020 and February 2021. In addition, the fifth season was officially announced even before the fourth was ever released.
  • On 18 June 2021, Season 4 of the show streamed on Netflix making it the first time a season was released during the summer.
  • On August 12th, 2021, Netflix confirmed that the show was coming back for a fifth and sixth season.
  • On April 8th, 2022, Season 5 of the show was released on Netflix.
  • Netflix France confirmed in an Instagram post that Elite's sixth season will be the last of the series. After a few days, Netflix France edited the caption and deleted part that stated season 6 as the last in the series.[17]
  • Season 6 of the show was release on Netflix on November 18th, 2022.
  • Season 8 will be the last season.

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