Netflix Commits to an 8-Episode Final Season of House of Cards, Without Kevin Spacey

Season 6 production will resume early next year

House of Cards' sixth season will focus on Robin Wright, Netflix said. Kevin Spacey will no longer appear on the show. David Giesbrecht

After taking a month to determine whether continuing House of Cards was feasible after cutting ties with its star, Kevin Spacey, Netflix has committed to making an eight-episode season to end the political drama.

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