Season 5 of Netflix’s Spanish-language teen drama series, Elite just wrapped and there is already talk about the highly-anticipated 6th season. The beloved Netflix drama first premiered on the platform on October 5, 2018, and has been a hit with viewers ever since.

Although reviews of season 5 have been mixed—viewers still seem eager to learn more about Season 6 of Elite on Netflix, and where the series is headed after the dramatic finale. Unfortunately, fans will have to wait another year before any of their burning questions are answered as the next season isn’t expected to drop until 2023.

While the returning cast members have not yet been confirmed, Netflix did announce in January 2022 that five brand new students would be joining the Las Encinas boarding school clan in season 6.

“I have 5 more crushes joining us for s6…welcome to Las Encinas,” the official Elite Instagram account posted in January. Introducing fans to Carmen Arrufat Blasco, Ana Bokesa, Álvaro de Juana, Alex Pastrana and Ander Puig. As of now, it’s unclear who these new cast members will play in the show.

As of now, it is expected that current cast members Carla Díaz, Martina Cariddi, Pol Granch, Manu Rios, Valentina Zenere and André Lamoglia will return.

Let’s meet the new rising stars of this hot Spanish drama, which clearly has fans in every language.

Carmen Arrufat Blasco

Carmen Arrufat Blasco is a 20-year-old Spanish film and TV actress. She is best known for her roles in The Innocence (2019), You Shall Not Lie (2022), and Nada será igual. La película (2019). Blasco’s performance in The Innocence earned her a Goya Award nomination for Best New Actress. She is also well known to fans as Lena Vallejo, the villainess character in the teen drama series HIT.

Ana Bokesa

Ana Bokesa is a Spanish model and stage performer with handful of film and TV credits to her name, including Capítulo 0  (2018) and Centro médico (2015).

She will be the first Black female star of the show.


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Álvaro de Juana

Álvaro de Juana is a 20-year-old Spanish actor, known for Amar es para siempre (2005), and #Luimelia (2020). Juana also had a role in the TV series, HIT, alongside Carmen Blasco. 


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Alex Pastrana

Alex Pastrana is a Spanish actor and model, known for his role in La jefa (2022). Pastrana will also be in the upcoming Netflix sci-fi drama Welcome to Eden, which is due to premiere on May 6, 2022.


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Ander Puig

Ander Puig is a 20-year-old Spanish actor, known for Ser o no ser (2022). Puig’s addition to the show has been receiving some extra buzz because he’ll be the first transgender actor to join the Elite cast. 


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