The popular Netflix drama dropped a teaser trailer for its upcoming sixth and final season Sunday during the Oscars, marking the first peek at the show since star Spacey was sacked. This marks the first look at the final season after the show's production was shut down in October 2017 following sexual misconduct allegations made against Kevin Spacey. Then it was determined that season 6 would be the final one and it would be a truncated version with only eight episodes and the season would revolve around Wright's character, Claire Underwood, in her role as the Commander-in-Chief. Take a look at the teaser trailer above. "We're just getting started", she says from behind the desk.
But others still want Spacey back for season 6.
House of Cards ended last season with Spacey's President Frank Underwood resigning his office, enabling his wife and Vice President Claire Underwood to assume power. It also feels pretty ideal that the series is unflinching with Claire in the aftermath of what may very well be Frank Underwood's death.
I'm assuming the season will begin with word that Spacey's character is dead - there's nearly no other way to handle his character, unless he's meant to be off-screen the entire season.
Following that investigation, Netflix confirmed that it was looking into a way to carry on the series without Spacey's character attached. The final season stars Robin Wright, as well as Michael Kelly, Diane Lane, Greg Kinnear, Jayne Atkinson, Patricia Clarkson, Cody Fern, Constance Zimmer, Derek Cecil, Campbell Scott and Boris McGiver.
Netflix released the first trailer for the season, which premieres this coming fall.