'House Of Cards' Resumes Production, Adds Oscar Nominees Greg Kinnear, Diane Lane


'House Of Cards' Resumes Production, Adds Oscar Nominees Greg Kinnear, Diane Lane

Following a months-long shut-down after star and exec producer Spacey was sacked after sexual misconduct allegations, production on the eight-episode sixth and final season resumes Wednesday.

Kevin Spacey, who was the main male lead and executive producer of the show, was sacked after Star Trek: Discovery star Anthony Rapp accused him of sexual misconduct. Details of their characters have not yet been revealed, although The New York Times reports they will play a brother and sister.

But the streaming service announced Wednesday that production had resumed on the series, for what would be an eight-episode final season. One of the most exciting returning guest stars is UnREAL's Constance Zimmer as Janine, who hasn't been on the show since season 4.

Some new faces are coming to House of Cards.

When Golden Globe-winner Kevin Spacey faced a series of sexual assault allegations a year ago, the future of the hit Netflix series was in jeopardy. Production will officially resume Wednesday after Spacey was sacked following sexual misconduct allegations.

As House of Cards's production house Media Rights Company continues production after an untimely three-month hiatus, it is expected that the writers will produce a storyline that will focus on President Underwood.

The Frank Underwood actor subsequently departed the programme and it was announced Claire Underwood, played by Robin Wright, will be the sole lead star for the drama's final outing.

House of Cards will be Lane's first TV series regular gig.

Lane, who was nominated for an Academy Award for her role in 2002's Unfaithful, recently appeared as Martha Kent in Justice League. The sixth and final season will feature Ms. Wright, after Mr.



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