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How many seasons are there in the series Elite?

“Elite” is a Spanish suspense teen drama streaming television series for Netflix. It has certainly become one of the popular shows, produced by Carlos Montero and Daro Madrona. The story of “Elite” is set in Las Encinas, a fictional elite high school. Notably, it follows the relationships between three working-class adolescent students, who are enrolled on a scholarship and their affluent classmates. 

Cast of Elite:

The main cast of the show includes:

  • Mara Pedraza
  • Itzan Escamilla
  • Miguel Bernardeau
  • Miguel Herrán
  • Jaime Lorente
  • lvaro Rico
  • Arón Piper
  • Mina El Hammani
  • Ester Expósito
  • Omar Ayuso
  • Danna Paola

Other than that, the later seasons saw-

  • Jorge López
  • Claudia Salas
  • Georgina Amorós
  • Sergio Momo
  • Leti Sène
  • Carla Daz
  • Manu Ros
  • Martina Cariddi
  • Pol Granch
  • Valentina Zenere
  • André Lamoglia
  • Adam Nourou

About the series

Elite delves into teen drama ideas and themes, as well as more progressive topics and alternate viewpoints on the genre’s clichés. Moreover, the show covers a wide range of sexual themes. Notably, the series is structured around a flash-forward plot with a mystery aspect. Therefore, each season takes place in two different timelines.


The show’s first two seasons were completely filmed in 4K. After that, Expósito announced in a tweet in October 2019 that the third season of the show had already wrapped shooting.

Above all, the fourth season began shooting on August 3, 2020. However, it was abruptly halted the next day. Nonetheless, the filming resumed a week later after it was revealed that the research was a hoax. Moreover, it was also announced that the fifth and fourth seasons would be filmed simultaneously. Notably, the filming for the season had already wrapped by December 22, 2020.

In fact, the filming for Elite season 5 has already begun in February 2021. 

Release of the series

On October 5, 2018, Netflix released the first season. It had eight episodes. Above all, the critics and viewers appreciated the series. Moreover, many hailed the show as a “guilty pleasure”. Other than that, people praised its writing, acting, and depiction of adult themes. Subsequently, series was renewed for a second season in October 2018, and it premiered on September 6, 2019.

After that, in August 2019, a third season was commissioned. It was released on March 13, 2020. Later,  Netflix revived the series for a fourth and fifth season in January 2021.

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