Set in present day Washington, D.C., House of Cards is the story of Frank Underwood (Kevin Spacey), a Democrat from South Carolina's 5th congressional district and the House Majority Whip, who, after getting passed over for promotion to Secretary of State, decides to exact his revenge on those who betrayed him.
Last Episode04x13 Chapter 52 Aired: Mar. 04, 2016
As the hostage situation continues, Claire secretly negotiates with Yusuf al Ahmadi. Frank confronts Hammerschmidt.
Series Fun Facts
- Actor Jimmi Simpson plays a computer hacker in both House of Cards and White House Down. Both of these have to do with the president and the White House.
- Kevin Spacey, Jayne Atkinson and Derek Cecil also appeared in the 2008 HBO movie Recount, another political thriller that was based on actual events surrounding the 2000 presidential election.
- SPOILER: In the third season,the Russian president's name is Viktor Petrov.Current president of Russia had a brother named 'Viktor' Putin who passed away early.