House Of Cards was the first original series by Netflix. It was an instant hit. Starring Oscar winner Kevin Spacey as Frank Underwood, the series was an instant hit. Kevin Spacey being a method actor, fir perfectly in the role. The show is based on a novel of the same name written by Michael Dobbs in 1989. David Fincher (Se7en, Zodiac, Gone Girl, Fight Club) was the supervising director and producer on the show.
The first episode was released in February 2013 and the last episode in November 2018. The main story of the series revolved around the Protagonist, Kevin Spacey who is in the lead role as Frank Underwood. Robin Wright is also seen playing the role of Claire Underwood. Kate Mara as Zoe Barnes, Michael Kelly as Douglas Stamper is also seen in this political thriller drama series. Two times Oscar award winner Mahershala Ali also has many features.
The plot of the series is of an ambitious Congressman and Whip Frank Underwood who wished to be the President Of the US and was promised to be the Secretary Of State during the presidential campaign. But later betrayed. Feeling betrayed, he decided to take revenge for political wrongdoings like double-crossing. But Later in the last season died and her wife was seen becoming the President Of The United States. Also, she was searching for the truth behind her husband’s death as she considers it murder. But in a plot reveal later, it was found otherwise.
Why was House of Cards Cancelled?
During the #MeToo movements, there were various allegations of sexual assault on the lead actor Kevin Spacey. Some of these were by some actors like Anthony Rapp, Roberto Cavazos, Tony Montana about when they were child actors. Moreover, Kevin Spacey was slammed as a Pedophile. Although Kevin denied these allegations on account of a misdemeanor and citing he was drunk, Netflix had decided to fire Kevin Spacey.
Kevin also came about him being homosexual. Kevin also lost many other prominent roles in movies in which other actors were recast. Hence, in season 6, the lead character was killed off. The season revolved around the mysterious death of Frank Underwood and his wife searching for the truth along with being the POTUS.
Will House Of Cards be back?
Season 7 has not yet been confirmed. The fans of the show are hoping the series to be picked up again by Netflix. We’ll keep you updated on what happens.