“House of Cards,” which broke ground back in 2013 by becoming the first original online series to receive major nominations from the Primetime Emmy Awards, is closing in on its final season.
Netflix announced today that season six will be released by the streaming service Nov. 2.
Golden Globe winner and Emmy Award nominee Robin Wright returns as the president of the United States in the final season of the landmark series. Wright will be joined by Academy Award nominees Diane Lane and Greg Kinnear as well as Cody Fern this season, alongside Emmy Award nominee Michael Kelly, Jayne Atkinson, Academy Award nominee Patricia Clarkson, Emmy Award Nominee Constance Zimmer, Derek Cecil, Campbell Scott and Boris McGiver.
“The series has received 53 Emmy nominations to date, with seven wins — including the first major Emmy for a streaming service for David Fincher’s win for Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series,” Netflix notes in the announcement. “‘House of Cards’ received six Golden Globe nominations, and two wins. The historic series has received 11 Screen Actors Guild nominations with two wins; an AFI Award; four Writers Guild Award nominations, with one win; two BAFTA nominations; four Producers Guild Award nominations; two Directors Guild Award nominations; and a Peabody Award, among other accolades.”
The show’s executive producers are Melissa James Gibson, Frank Pugliese, Robin Wright, David Fincher, Joshua Donen, Dana Brunetti, Eric Roth, Michael Dobbs and Andrew Davies. The series was created by Beau Willimon and is produced by Donen/Fincher/Roth, with MRC as the studio, for Netflix.