“The reign of the middle-aged white man is over,” Claire Underwood (Robin Wright) intones over another very dramatic trailer for House of Cards’s final season—absent Kevin Spacey, whose character Frank Underwood was a decidedly bad president.
We know Kevin Spacey won’t appear in Season 6 of House of Cards—he was fired from the show after actor Anthony Rapp accused Spacey of making unwanted sexual advances when Rapp was 14. But there will be a tombstone for Spacey’s character Frank Underwood. In the teaser for the show’s final season (which premieres…
Diane Lane has been invited to come prop up this unstable House of Cards after Kevin Spacey got kicked the hell out.
Though it has been many moons since I’ve been able to sit through an episode of House of Cards, I can say with confidence that the decision to film its final season without Kevin Spacey entirely is something that should’ve happened a long time ago.
On Monday, the day after Buzzfeed published an interview with Anthony Rapp in which the actor said that Kevin Spacey made sexual advances toward him in 1986 (Rapp was 14 at the time; Spacey, 26), Netflix announced the next season of House of Cards would be its last.
Two weeks into filming, House of Cards has suspended production on its sixth season, after actor Anthony Rapp accused the show’s star Kevin Spacey of making sexual advances toward him when he was 14 and Spacey was 26.
Netflix announced this afternoon that the next season of House of Cards, the hit series built around Kevin Spacey as the power-hungry politician Frank Underwood, will be the final one.
Jane Davis isn’t introduced in the fifth season of House of Cards until its seventh episode. But from the delivery of her first line (“It’s been a long time,” crooned while shaking Claire Underwood’s hand) she becomes the show’s most captivating and mysterious character since the introduction of Jimmi Simpson’s Gavin…
As Frank Underwood ascended in the White House, from Majority Whip to Vice President to President on House of Cards, Claire Underwood ascended with him, the co-conspiring anti-hero accomplice. From the beginning, their relationship worked as a convergence of two calculated Alphas in which Frank seized control and…
Donald Trump is ruining yet another institution most near and dear to us.
I don’t remember much of what happened during House of Cards’s fourth season. Don’t get me wrong—I remember a lot about this gorgeous and trashy political melodrama, just not when each individual moment occurred in the show’s dense, multi-layered timeline.
On this truly dark day in American history, it seems appropriate to daydream about a conniving, murdering, lying, egomaniac like fictional president Frank Underwood who actually doesn’t sound too bad, all things considered.
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Netflix has finally released some data about how much its members binge on certain programs.
In an interview Tuesday hosted by the Rockefeller Foundation, Robin Wright revealed that she requested a pay increase so her wages would match co-star Kevin Spacey’s after a couple seasons of making their show House of Cards.
At a hearing Wednesday morning, House Republicans busily “investigating” abortion clinics claimed to have a smoking gun—finally—at last, indisputable proof that fetal tissue is being sold for profit in these here United States. House Democrats, meanwhile, said that “evidence” was absolute bullshit, with one Democratic…
The Republican National Committee has doubled down on its commitment to being a real headache by employing the conservative group America Rising Squared as a kind of attack squad. POTUS is almost out but let’s keep the contention going, shall we?
What does divorce look like in the White House? If it involves Frank and Claire Underwood of House of Cards, apparently, people are being smothered with drinking glasses and a faucet is dripping blood.
Much of television is written by people who grew up, or at least who have lived the majority of their lives, in a big city—often New York or Los Angeles. For that reason, characters who are culturally not from one of those places are at risk of getting written in broad strokes, becoming caricatures of whatever culture…