Money Heist fans were bereft when they lost Nairobi (played by Alba Flores) in season four but Lisbon (Itziar Ituño) entered the Bank of Spain in the final moments of the series to regroup and help the gang escape with the gold. Originally, Palermo (Rodrigo de la Serna) was in charge of the heist but when he started to change the plan, Tokyo (Ursula Corbero) took over. With Lisbon being so close to The Professor (Alvaro Morte), it’s likely he will ask her to take charge of the heist inside the bank, which surely won’t go down well with Tokyo.
Tokyo likes being in charge but is often forced to take more a second-in-command role as she can become quite hot-headed.
Fans will remember she tried to take over the first heist at the Royal Mint in season one when Berlin (Pedro Alonso) was in charge.
With Lisbon close to The Professor, it’s likely she and Palermo will take control which fans know will not go down well with Tokyo.
In a bid to prove she is more important and more capable of running the heist, could Tokyo end up killing Lisbon?
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With Lisbon out of the way, Tokyo would be in direct contact with The Professor and likely to take over her role.
While fans might not think Tokyo would kill another member of the gang, The Professor recently hinted Lisbon may not make it out of the bank alive.
Speaking at the Chelsea Film Festival in May, actor Alvaro teased The Professor could end up alone at the end of the heist.
He explained: “I’m aware this comment will make me very unpopular.
Fans certainly think Lisbon will take more of a leadership role in season five as one wrote on Reddit: “Lisbon is almost an instinctive choice for a leader, given her experience and her level-headness.
“The team right now needs a leader who can take them past their emotions and get them working together to get out.
“I see her as best choice as she can bring some sanity into the chaos that this heist has been.
“Being a mother as well she shares a lot of mannerisms with Stockholm because she has a caring but firm attitude and obviously, we’ve seen her lead her team multiple times when she was an inspector.
“She’s most likely going to take over negotiations or conversations with the tent if the Professor is indeed incapacitated for a while.
“The only thing I wonder is how well the hostages will receive her as she is an inspector-turned-robber.”
Another added: “I agree with what others are saying. It will have to be Palermo and Lisbon working as a team.
“Tokyo was fine in S4 but in the long run she can’t think on her feet which is needed for a leader. Lisbon shares the Professor’s ideals for the heist and seems to know the most about his plans.”
Money Heist seasons 1-4 are available to stream on Netflix now.