***SPOILERS for Money Heist below***
What would you do if you were an actor and you wanted a certain scene to not appear in the TV show you were working on?
Just ask Money Heist star, Enrique Arce.
Speaking to the Radio Times, the actor revealed that there was one scene that he desperately wanted to be cut from the show.
Arce pleaded with showrunners not to include brutal scene
Read more: Here’s A First Look At Money Heist Season 5
In the fourth season, Arce’s character Arturo Roman, the former Director of the Royal Mint of Spain, drugs and sexually assaults Bank of Spain employee Amanda (Olalla Hernández).
Arce has revealed that he pleaded with the showrunners not to include the scene.
I was disappointed and I did tell the creator and executive producer. I said: ‘I think the character is miserable as it is already in a joking, funny way’. What I tried to tell the creative team, I said ‘you’re killing the soul of this character by doing this scene where he molests the governor’s secretary’.
Yet, the scene went ahead, and it took a toll on him:
I pleaded, I pleaded, I couldn’t sleep for days thinking about that scene, because I really don’t even believe in that as fiction. So, when that happened and I had to do it… OK, fine, but then I was like, ‘Oh, you killed the character. You killed it.’”
“Well-resolved ending” for Money Heist season 5
When asked about what’s in store for season 5, Arce teased:
It’s going to be a tear jerker. This first volume is almost like adrenaline-filled and then it kind of melts down to an amazingly beautiful, well-resolved ending.
Season 5 is set to premiere in two halves, with the first half available to watch from today, with the other half premiering on December 3.
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Should that scene have been cut from Money Heist season 4?
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