House of Cards season 6 going ahead sans Spacey

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The decision, now made official, had been rumored for some time Star Trek: Discovery actor Anthony Rapp went public with allegations of unwanted sexual assault from Spacey on October 29. He said, "I wish them all the very best on House of Cards Season 6".

Netflix will resume production of House of Cards' sixth season early next year, and the final season of the popular show will not include Kevin Spacey.

These changes and the production re-launch - initially suspended after the Spacey scandal broke - were announced by Netflix content chief Ted Sarandos on Monday. And we are excited to bring a conclusion to the series for the fans. Work on the show had been halted following allegations of sexual misconduct against Spacey.

A publicist for Wright was not immediately available for comment.

In late October, the Broadway actor Anthony Rapp told BuzzFeed that Spacey had tried to sexually assault him in 1986, when Rapp was 14; Spacey apologized for what he described as "deeply inappropriate drunken behaviour".




Netflix announced the show's sixth season would be its last days after the first round of allegations surfaced.

Frank Underwood is done in Washington.

It's nearly certain that the focus of the show will now be put on Robin Wright, who plays Claire, the wife of Kevin Spacey's character, Frank Underwood.

Sarandos did not offer a timeframe for when the final season of House of Cards will be available for streaming on Netflix, but he said the season will be comprised of eight episodes after the previous five seasons all featured 13 episodes each.

At the end of the fifth season, in a case of art echoing life, Claire became president after Frank resigned in disgrace.

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