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Production on House Of Cards to resume in 2018 without Kevin Spacey

05 December 2017, 02:06 | Lowell Little

House of Cards to resume production for final season without Kevin Spacey

House of Cards resumes production in 2018 Final season will be shorter

Netflix has confirmed that it is moving forward with a sixth season of House of Cards, which will resume production early next year without Kevin Spacey. It will be an eight-episode season.

Wright plays Claire Underwood, who started out as a less central figure on the show than her husband.

The eight-episode final season of House of Cards will "bring closure of the show for fans", Sarandos said on Monday.

Netflix put the award-winning political thriller series on hold in response to the slew of allegations against Spacey, a two-time Oscar victor accused of attempting to rape a teenage boy and of a pattern of harassment towards younger, male colleagues - including on the set of House of Cards. Netflix suspended production on the show in the wake of sexual-assault allegations against Spacey. "It will start production in early 2018 and it will not involve Kevin Spacey", Sarandos said. Sarandos said he was gratified to have reached the deal for the team of 370 people who directly work on the show and for "the 2,000 people in Baltimore" who have jobs working on "HOC". The announcement was made following a number of allegations levelled against the actor.

Taping of the political drama was halted in October amid sexual misconduct allegations against star Kevin Spacey.




No doubt interest will be high once House of Cards Season 6 premieres to see exactly how the show addresses Frank Underwood's absence, but I'd be surprised if they found a "graceful" way to write him out of the show.

The plot of the final, shortened season will "be refocused to center on co-star" Wright, The Guardian reports.

Netflix has fully parted ways with Spacey, cancelling the "Gore" film it had in the pipeline that was set to star Spacey. 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. And while there were rumors about a possible spin-off featuring none other than Robin Wright, it now looks like she'll be leading the final episodes of the Netflix hit - without Spacey.

Spacey is now under criminal investigation in Nantucket, Mass., in connection with an allegation that he groped a 19-year-old man in a bar in the summer of 2016.



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