In a recent announcement, Netflix has shared the news that the popular TV show House of Cards will no longer continue after its season 6. The 13-episode Season 6 of House of Cards is expected to debut in mid-2018 on Netflix.
Reason of wrapping up the show
The announcement came as a surprise. It came one day after House of Cards star Kevin Spacey has been alleged to make a sexual advances at the actor Anthony Rapp, when the latter was only a minor of 14. However, one of the reports have claimed that the show is not going to end because of the controversies and the decision had been made already few months ago.
As soon as Anthony went public with his statement, following was Kevin’s reply:
“I honestly do not remember the encounter. If I did behave the way he describes, I owe him the sincerest apology for what would have been deeply inappropriate drunken behavior.”
— Kevin Spacey (@KevinSpacey) October 30, 2017
As a result, this news drew plenty of criticism.
Netflix also released an official statement in which the company stated:
“Media Rights Capital and Netflix are deeply troubled by last night’s news concerning Kevin Spacey. In response to last night’s revelations, executives from both of our companies arrived in Baltimore this afternoon to meet with our cast and crew to ensure that they continue to feel safe and supported. As previously scheduled, Kevin Spacey is not working on set at this time.”
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About House of Cards
House of Cards is an American political thriller extremely popular with the Netflix audience the world over. The show revolves around the story of a US congressman who works with his equally manipulative wife to exact revenge on the people who betrayed him. In 2013, House of Cards premiered as Netflix’s maiden big bet on original content. The streaming company paid Media Rights Capital a whopping amount of $100 million to gain exclusive rights for the first two seasons.
Moreover, the thriller drama has won plenty of awards. You can check the list of awards by clicking here.