Love him or hate him, but you sure can’t miss Arturo Roman from the popular Netflix series ‘Money Heist’. Since the show gained popularity, Arturo has been one of the most discussed characters on social media.
Actor Enrique Arce, who plays Arturo in all five seasons of ‘Money Heist’, also known as ‘La Casa De Papel’, has spoken about his character, who can be described as a narcissist and thinks he is a hero.
Speaking of being one of the most hated characters by fans, Arce in a chat with IANS shared that he feels that Arturo Roman would be loved years later.
“Do you know what I think it is? He is one of those characters … I say it not like Enrique and there is no ego involved, but I think this is one of those characters that when you are not involved when the five seasons are over and two years have passed, if people see it from Again, I think they would like the character instead of hating him, ”said Enrique Arce.
“When they get to the emotional distance, I think they’ll say it was funny, that it wasn’t so bad after all …”
Actor Enrique Arce, 48, said his character brings “comic relief.”
“I don’t think Arturo is exactly necessary for the show… I think it’s a comic relief, it comes from the old theater. He is one of those characters that is put on to remove stress from the main focus and is a very common role in the theater … “
Enrique Arce added: “But people will say ‘I don’t really hate him’ give him time. Just hate me all you want now, a year from now ‘uh, kind of like him.’
“Money Heist” was initially intended as a limited series that will be told in two parts. It had its original broadcast of 15 episodes on the Spanish network Antena 3. Netflix acquired the global broadcasting rights at the end of 2017. For 2018, it was the most viewed series in another language and one of the most viewed series in general on Netflix. .
The series received several awards, including the International Emmy Award for Best Dramatic Series at the 46th International Emmy Awards. The anti-fascist Italian song “Bella ciao”, played several times throughout the series, became a worldwide hit.
What made the show so popular all of a sudden?
“I think this show has a lot of word of mouth, which means that people tell their friends, parents and family ‘they know I watched this show it’s amazing and it was great’ which I think was the main cause and then it’s my understanding that is due to social networks “.
Enrique Arce also spoke about how personalities such as Paulo Coelho and Neymar said wonderful things about the show, which helped attract attention.
Arce also shared that “Money Heist” was not only a “fictional show but it has an emotional connection to a field of possibilities.”
Must read: Scarlett Johansson vs Disney: Was Kevin Feige Against Releasing Black Widow on Disney Plus?