Netflix rephrased on Monday the final season of “House of Cards” will start output in 2018 and will not star Kevin Spacey, who is facing a number of claims of sexual misconduct.
“We have made an arrangement to produce six seasons of ‘Race of Cards’. It will be an eight-episode season. It will start production in beginning 2018 and it will not involve Kevin Spacey,” Netflix’s Chief Cheerful Officer Ted Sarandos said at a UBS media conference.
Sarandos said the fixed season would star Robin Wright in the lead. She has co-starred with Spacey in the ultimate five seasons of the hit political drama.
The streaming company suspended mise en scene of the upcoming sixth and final season of the show, in which Spacey drag ones feet uses U.S. president Frank Underwood.
Spacey apologized to actor Anthony Rapp, who had accused him of difficult to seduce him in 1986 when Rapp was 14. CNN also reported that eight fashionable and former “House of Cards” employees, who were not identified, alleged libidinous misconduct against Spacey.
Spacey is one of several big names in the entertainment commerce to be accused of sexual misconduct by people coming forward in the wake of assertions against movie producer Harvey Weinstein.