Elite season 6: Release date, cast, trailers, spoilers and news about the Netflix show

17 November 2022, 12:39

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Sam  Prance

By Sam Prance

Will there be an Elite season 6 on Netflix? Here's everything you need to know about the future of the Spanish show including Samuel's fate.

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Netflix renewed Elite for another season before season 5 had even aired and now Elite season 6 is just hours away from us.

Ever since the first season of Elite came out in 2018, viewers all around the world have been transfixed by the teen drama. It tells the fictional story of a prestigious school in Madrid called Las Encinas, where money, murder and mayhem govern the lives of its students.

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Elite season 5 has such a shocking ending that fans have been desperate to see more of the teen drama ever since it aired. Netflix have also announced five new cast members will be joining Elite season 6 including the show's first trans actor.

With that in mind, here's everything you need to know about Elite season 6, including the release date, cast, trailer, spoilers and news about what's to come after season 5.

When does Elite season 6 come out on Netflix?

Elite season 6: Release date, cast, trailers, spoilers and news about the Netflix show
Elite season 6: Release date, cast, trailers, spoilers and news about the Netflix show. Picture: Netflix

When is the Elite season 6 release date?

In October 2021, Netflix tweeted: "Big news: Elite has been renewed for Season 6!" As for when Elite season 6 will drop, Netflix confirmed in September 2022 that it will return on November 18 alongside a teaser trailer introducing the new characters. For the first time in Elite history, we're getting two Elite seasons in a year.

Netflix are yet to confirm how many episodes there will be but we imagine that there ill be 8 just like past seasons.


Who will be in the Elite season 6 cast?

Many of the original Elite cast members have left the show after season 5. Itzan Escamilla (Samuel), Omar Ayuso (Omar), Claudia Salas (Rebeka) and Georgina Amorós (Cayetana) are all moving on. At the end of season 5, Benjamín attacks Samuel and he cracks his head open. It's since been revealed that Samuel dies.

Netflix confirmed that Itzan is leaving the show by sharing a selection of photos of Samuel on their Instagram account on May 10 with the caption: "how we met him, and how we said goodbye, samuel." Meanwhile, Itzan shared a photo of his uniform on Instagram with a heart and a lock emoji as a caption.

Elsewhere, season 4 and 5 faves Carla Díaz (Ari), Martina Cariddi (Mencía), Manu Rios (Patrick), Pol Granch (Phillipe), Valentina Zenere (Isadora) and André Lamoglia (Iván) will all be back for more Las Encinas antics.

In January 2022, Netflix also announced that six brand new stars would be joining season 6: Carmen Arrufat Blasco (Sara), Ana Bokesa (Rocío), Álvaro de Juana (Dídac), Alex Pastrana (Raul), Ander Puig (Nico) and Nadia Al Saidi (Sonia).

Ander Puig will be Elite's first trans main cast member.

What will happen in Elite season 6?

Based on the Elite season 6 trailer, it looks as though the season that it will pick up in the aftermath of Benjamín going to jail and Samuel dying. With Samu, Omar, Rebe and Caye leaving, we think that Patrick, Mencía, Ari, Isadora, Iván and Phillipe will all take centre stage in season 6 with new drama involving the new characters.

Whether or not Patrick and Iván will successfully date after working through their issues (including Patrick having a thing with Iván's dad) remains to be seen. From the trailer, it looks as though Iván possibly cheats on Patrick.

Elsewhere, it looks as though Ari falls in love with Ander Puig's character Nico and Mencía falls in love with Carmen Arrufat's character Sonia. It also looks as though Isadora seeks justice after being raped in season 5.

On top of that, it seems likely that the students of Las Encincas will be caught up in another huge mystery.

Meet the new Elite season 6 cast

Is there an Elite season 6 trailer yet?

Yes! You can watch the dramatic trailer and meet the show's new characters at the top of this page.

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