Netflix's House of Cards seems tailor-made for the intricacy of American politics, but did you know the series originated in the U.K., or as a book before that? Or that much of the series subs in Baltimore, Maryland for Washington D.C.? Mind the train tracks for our 17th episode of ‘You Think You Know TV?,’ which claws up the political food chain for Netflix's House of Cards!
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Bathed in shadows and noir lighting, Marvel’s Netflix Daredevil set itself apart from the rest of the MCU with a distinct visual palette, one the Man Without Fear looks to continue in protecting Hell’s Kitchen for a second season. To that end, Daredevil Season 2 has hired House of Cards’ Emmy-nominated Director of Photography, further establishing Matt Murdock’s (ironically) visual world in 2016.
Finally no longer dumping the announcement at 5:30 A.M. PT, while half the critical populace sweat through Comic-Con, the 2015 Emmy nominations are here! A few major surprises and omissions, as well as some well-deserved chances at the gold, but who's up for at 2015, as presented by Brooklyn Nine-Nine star Andy Samberg? Let's find out!
It’s been a good while since we’ve checked in with Frank Underwood and his increasingly fragile House of Cards, but with Season 4 confirmed for 2016, our erstwhile President has officially begun staffing up. Scream icon Neve Campbell will take a stab at House of Cards Season 4 in a regular new role, but who might need to brush up on their favorite scary movie?
Well hello there, TV super-fan! Did you know that Breaking Bad breakout Jesse Pinkman was almost killed off in Season 1? How about that Joss Whedon hated the original Buffy theme song, or Curb Your Enthusiasm served as a murder alibi? Can you imagine LOST starring Michael Keaton? Why yes, we do have more where that came from!
What, you thought Netflix was going to be the one to drag Frank Underwood out of the White House? The House of Cards may fall some day, but the streaming giant has officially voted to reelect its Kevin Spacey political drama for a fourth run in 2016. Mind the subway platform.
Former 30 Rock star Alec Baldwin has always proven a fickle fish to fry, at least when it comes to predicting his next move. There won’t be a run for office, or half-hearted retirement public life this time, however, as Baldwin will combine his aspirations for a new HBO House of Cards-style HBO drama as the Mayor of New York City.
When last we checked in on Frank and Claire Underwood, the dynamic House of Cards Season 3 duo seemed not to show their faces after a recent leak. Now that only days remain until Netflix premieres all 13 episodes of the new season however, both Underwoods are hitting the spotlight in a new trailer, even getting ready for brand-new campaign.
We’re just under a week away from the official House of Cards Season 3 premiere (barring any further Netflix leaks), but the latest trailer for Frank Underwood’s third term in office is so spoiler-tight, we cant even see the dastardly duo’s faces.
Netflix’s House of Cards gave us all a chilly surprise with the brief leak of Season 3 onto streaming platforms last week, but the coldest shoulder of all comes from Claire Underwood, by the latest teaser. She and President Underwood aren’t doing too well in taking their White House portraits, so might Season 3 spell doom for the First Couple?