'Elite' Season 4: Air time, how to live stream, cast and all you need to know about the Netflix Spanish thriller
When 'Elite' returns, there will be some significant cast changes as many of our favorite characters graduated in the last season
It feels like only yesterday that we first watched Netflix's Spanish original, 'Elite', and got sucked into its drama and glamor. How else would we vicariously live through the intense and dangerous lives of Spain's most affluent teenagers?
Clearly, the success of 'Elite' is showing as Netflix has renewed the teen drama for a fourth season. Unfortunately, since the show is set in high school and a few of our favorite characters graduated in the last season or were killed, there will be significant cast changes for when it comes back. The Spanish teen drama 'Elite' which follows the lives of the students at elite secondary school Las Encinas sees plenty of fresh faces at Las Encinas, with a stern new principal and three new students. What changes will the new principal bring at the school and how will the new students fit in or rather stand out? The new principal is played by actor Diego Martin. 'Elite' which revolves around the relationships of three students who have received scholarships to attend the school and their wealthy classmates, has already been renewed for Season 5 as well.
Read on to know about more details about the fourth season of 'Elite'.
Season 4 of 'Elite' will begin streaming on Netflix on June 18.
How to live stream
Season 4 of 'Elite' will begin streaming on Netflix on June 18 at 3 am EST. You can also watch the movie by signing up for the platform’s free trial. Apart from that, viewers can also opt for different subscription plans provided by the streaming giant. A premium plan that allows more people to watch the service on different screens simultaneously, costs $18 per month. Meanwhile, the basic US plan costs $9 per month.
In the third season of 'Elite', it was revealed that Polo Villada (Alvaro Rico) was killed. The final episode of the season revealed that the killer was Lucrecia "Lu" Hendrich (Danna Paola). However, everyone helped cover for her and they were able to write off Polo's murder as a suicide. He had earlier confessed to his parents that he had killed Marina Osuna (Maria Pedraza).
Moreover, due to their schemes to get Polo to confess, Guzman Osuna (Miguel Bernardeau) and Samuel Domínguez (Itzan Escamilla) were expelled. After Polo's murder, they were reinstated, however, it meant that they would finish school a year later than their peers.
Lu and Nadia Shanaa (Mina El Hammani) put aside their differences and became friendly and ended up going to New York together. While Nadia's brother, Omar (Omar Ayuso) had decided to go with her, he later changed his mind to stay behind with his boyfriend, Ander Muñoz (Aron Piper) who had just beaten character. Meanwhile, it looks like Omar's parents have finally accepted him for who he is.
According to the Season 4 synopsis, "A new school year begins at Las Encinas, and with it comes a new director, one of Europe's most powerful businessmen, ready to put the Las Encinas institution, which he claims has been running amok in recent years, back on track.
The characters who won't return for Season 4 are Lu, Nadia, Polo, Lu's step-brother, Valerio (Jorge López), and Carla Caleruega (Ester Expósito).
Itzan Escamilla is a Spanish actor known for his roles in 'Cable Girls' and 'Elite'. He plays the role of Samuel Domínguez. While Samuel is naive in the first season, he grows to be hardened in the second.
Miguel Bernardeau is a Spanish actor known for 'It's For Your Own Good' and 'Elite'. He plays the role of Guzmán Osuna, Marina's older brother who was protective of her. Marina's death impacts him deeply in the second season.
Omar Ayuso is a Spanish actor and plays the role of Omar Shanaa. He is known for his roles in '8 Años' and 'Elite'.
Claudia Salas is a Spanish actress known for her roles in 'The Plague' and 'Elite'. She plays the role of Rebeca "Rebe" de Bormujo Ávalos, a rebel, wealthy girl, who had a crush on Samuel. Season 4 will also star Aron Piper as Ander Muñoz and Georgina Amorós as Cayetana Grajera Pando.
Madrid-born Diego Martin will play the stern new principal whose disciplinary new ways don't exactly win him a lot of admirers at the school. Spanish actor Diego Martin is known for his performances on prime time television series, including 'Policías, en el corazón de la calle', 'Aquí no hay quien viva', 'Hermanos y detectives' and 'Velvet'.
The show was created by Carlos Monte and Darío Madrona who also serve as executive producers.
The trailer of Season 4 of Elite shows how the arrival of the new principal and some interesting new students, set in motion a chain of events that 'taints' the atmosphere at Las Encinas. It looks like with the introduction of so many fresh faces fans can look forward to a lot more drama this season.
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