Netflix Announces Exclusivity Of Kevin Spacey’s and David Fincher’s “House of Cards”

Posted Mar 18, 2011

Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) Chief Content Officer Ted Sarandos has announced that in late 2012, the company will be streaming the series “House of Cards” exclusively. “House of Cards” is a political thriller that has David Fincher as the Executive Producer and stars Kevin Spacey.

There will be at least 26 episodes of “House of Cards.” The series is inspired by a BBC mini-series from the 1990s. The BBC series was originally written as a novel by former UK Conservative Party Chief of Staff Michael Dobbs. It explores darkness of British politics that happened after the Thatcher era. Spacey will be acting as a politician that wants the top job. Fincher, known for directing The Social Network movie will be directing the pilot that was written by Beau Willimon.

[Netflix Blog]