The show ‘Locked Up’ first premiered in 2015 on Channel Antena 3 in Spain. After its global popularity, Netflix picked up the Spanish thriller for an international release since when the show has been streaming on Netflix. Titled ‘Vis’ a Vis’ in Spanish and Locked Up in English, the series has been able to gather a huge fan base of its own.
The show at times often faced criticism due to its similarity with the hit American show ‘Orange Is The New Black’. The story revolves around Macarena Farreio, portrayed by Maggie Civantos, who voids to learn and develop herself into a different person while facing imprisonment. The fans of the show have been waiting for Season 5 for too long now, and its almost time for its release.
WHEN WILL IT AIR?
As we are probably aware now the fifth season is coming to the streaming program Netflix on July 31, 2020. Season 5 will be arriving on the streaming program Netflix at 12:30 pm IST, and 7:00 am GMT. Realizing that the fanatics of these series will be exceptionally glad that we will get the opportunity to watch this season now.
CASTING OF THE LOCKED UP SEASON 5:
- Alba Flores as Saray Vargas de Jesus
- Maggie Civantos as Macarena Ferriero
- Nafwa Nimri as Zulema Zahir
- Berta Vazquez as Estefania Kabila
- Maria Isabel Diaz as Soledad Nunez
- Marta Aledo as Teresa Gonzalez
- Carlos Hipolito as Leopoldo Ferreiro
Apart from it, the makers announced a side project to the show named Vis A Vis-El Oasis that has quite recently been arrived two or multiple times back, and it shows the record of the lead legend and adversary.
LOCKED UP SEASON 5 PLOT: WHAT IS IT ABOUT?
In season 4’s explosive finale, Zulema and Macarena, who are in a love-hate relationship, end up exacting revenge on the prison head Sandoval. Season 5 takes place in entirely new settings, with the two women now out of prison.
It begins by introducing us to Macarena Ferreiro, a young, blonde woman, who is hopelessly and desperately in love with her boss. This leads her to commit multiple frauds comprising accounting manipulation and misappropriation. After being accused of four tax crimes, she is sent to Cruz del Sur Prison as a precautionary measure but with a very high bail amount. Once she lands within the walls of the prison, she not only has to cope up with the emotional trauma of being in a ruthless, foreign lace but also needs to survive among its existing inmates- Who include the shrewd, dangerous antagonist Zulema.