House of Cards Resuming Production in Early 2018 Without Spacey

05 December, 2017, 02:38 | Author: Angelina Schmidt
  • House of Cards Resuming Production in Early 2018 Without Spacey

Filming on the sixth and final season of the political drama was halted last month (Nov17) following claims Spacey had sexually harassed several co-workers on the show. "The way to do that is having a lot of variety, and executing in multiple genres at a high level", Sarandos said, noting Netflix has made forays into unscripted shows and stand-up specials. Netflix Chief Content Officer Ted Sarandos said the show will enter production next year, with Robin Wright in the lead.

Host Kevin Spacey speaks onstage during the 2017 Tony Awards at Radio City Music Hall on June 11, 2017 in New York City. What also remains unclear is how the show will move forward without Spacey's involvement, but one thing the producers are considering is simply killing off Spacey's character, Frank Underwood. Up until this point, each season of the popular drama has run 13-episodes. It has not yet clarified how character's exit from series will occur, although end of last season already left Claire Underwood, character played by Robin Wright, stepping forward in front of her husband.

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The final season will not include Spacey, as previously announced.

The company has now confirmed that work on the sixth season - comprised of eight episodes - will begin in the new year without Spacey.

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Now, with the final season slated for production, some 2,000 production staffers will be able to return to work, according to the Guardian.

Spacey was "taking the time necessary to seek evaluation and treatment" after allegations surfaced, according to a representative. A number of options were posed-including killing off Spacey's Frank Underwood-but it marked a hard task as Spacey was the lead of the Netflix series.

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Spacey has been replaced by Christopher Plummer in the Ridley Scott biopic about oil tycoon J Paul Getty.

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