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According to the Hollywood Reporter, the 49-year-old actor will play the Moor of Venice at the Old Globe in San Diego alongside Richard Thomas and Kristen Connolly, who will star as Iago and Desdemona respectively.
The Barry Edelstein-helmed show will commence on June 22 in the Old Globe's Lowell Davies Festival Theatre in Balboa Park. (Ani) »
- Anita Agarwal
Blair Underwood has signed on to play the Moor of Venice in the William Shakespeare tragedy Othello, as part of the summer season at the Old Globe in San Diego. Staged by the company's artistic director, Barry Edelstein, the outdoor production will run June 22 through July 27 in the Old Globe's Lowell Davies Festival Theatre in Balboa Park. Underwood joins Richard Thomas (FX's The Americans) as the villainous Iago and Kristen Connolly (Netflix's House of Cards) as Desdemona. This is not the first alfresco Shakespeare outing for Underwood, who appeared with Lisa Gay Hamilton and Kevin Kline in 1993 in the New York Shakespeare
- David Rooney
"House of Cards" returns for Season 2 on Netflix on Friday, Feb. 14 -- happy Valentine's Day, right? -- and in preparation, Zap2it is taking a quick look back at the first season. Sunday (Feb. 2) kicks things off with "Chapter 1."
Where we are:
Episode one introduces the major players -- Frank Underwood (Kevin Spacey) and wife Claire (Robin Wright), who are angered and irritated to learn that Frank is not president-elect Walker's (Michael Gill) nominee for Secretary of State; Underwood's chief of staff and right-hand man Doug Stamper (Michael Kelly); reporter Zoe Barnes (Kate Mara), who is tired of covering city council business and is looking for a whale of a source to catapult her into the big leagues; Rep. Peter Russo (Corey Stoll), a congressman from Pennsylvania who gets arrested for drunk driving and solicitation; and Russo's secretary and lover Christina Gallagher (Kristen Connolly).
In the wake of being snubbed as Secretary of State, »
Wondering what to get up to on Valentine’s Day this year? Why not binge watch the entire second season of House of Cards when it’s released on Netflix next month? The first batch of episodes was a big gamble for the online streaming service, but it would prove to be a huge success for them and the second season picks up with Francis Underwood (Kevin Spacey) in his role as the new Vice President.
While they don’t reveal an awful lot about what we should expect when House of Cards returns, they do offer up a look at both some of the new and returning characters. Along with Spacey and Robin Wright, included are Kate Mara, Michael Gill, Gerald McRaney, Mahershala Ali, Sbeastian Arcelus, Kristen Connolly, Nathan Darrow, Sakina Jaffrey, Michael Kelly, and Molly Parker.
In the second season, Francis (Spacey) and Claire (Wright) Underwood continue their »
- Josh Wilding
Kathleen York and Kristen Connolly have been cast as series regulars in the NBC pilot Tin Man, a futuristic thriller drama from feature writer Ehren Kruger. Set in the near future, it centers on robot Adam Sentry (Patrick Heusinger), accused of the first-degree murder of his creator, Charles Vale. York has been cast as Wendy, described as the idealized version of the perfect spouse to come home to, and Connolly plays Katie Piper, a public defender forced to fight for Adam’s cause. York was most recently a series regular on Lifetime’s The Client List. Her other TV credits include The West Wing and ABC’s Vengence Unlimited. Also a songwriter, York received a Best Song Oscar nom for “In The Deep” from the movie Crash. Connolly recently wrapped The History Channel mini-series Houdini as well as the second season of House Of Cards for Netflix. On the film side, »
- THE DEADLINE TEAM
Netflix has released a slew of new images from the upcoming second season of the excellent drama series House of Cards. Season two finds Kevin Spacey and Robin Wright’s Francis and Claire Underwood continuing their ruthless rise of power as threats mount on all fronts. These new images don’t reveal too much, but we do get a look at some of the returning and new characters. If the first season is any indication, we’re in for another dark, twisted, and somewhat humorous ride when all 13 episodes of House of Cards are made available to stream on February 14th. Hit the jump to check out the images. Kate Mara, Michael Gill, Gerald McRaney, Mahershala Ali, Sbeastian Arcelus, Kristen Connolly, Nathan Darrow, Sakina Jaffrey, Michael Kelly, and Molly Parker. Click on any image to enlarge. [gallery link="file" columns="1" ids="308050,308044,308055,308051,308042,308049,308052,308048,308053,308047,308041,308040,308054,308046,308045,308043"] »
- Adam Chitwood
Ahead of its arrival next month, Netflix has released a new poster and first full trailer for the second season of the Emmy Award-winning House of Cards, which sees Kevin Spacey back as Frank Underwood, who has now assumed the office of the Vice President of the United States.
Frank's rapid ascension to the heights of power means big changes for both him and Claire, but his sudden rise creates powerful enemies and the increasing chance that his dark secrets will be exposed. There is but one rule: Hunt or be hunted.
Check out the trailer here....
All 13 episodes of House of Cards season 2 are set to arrive on Netflix on February 14th. »
- Gary Collinson
Netflix has released the first full trailer for the second season of their acclaimed American transition of classic British political drama series House Of Cards produced by David Fincher. Kevin Spacey returns as the ruthless power-hungry Frank Underwood, now in the high ranks of office as Vice President of the United States and whose rapid ascension means big changes for both him and wife Claire (Robin Wright). However, his sudden rise creates powerful enemies and the increasing chance that his dark secrets will be exposed. There is but one rule: Hunt or be hunted.
The Emmy-winning and Golden Globe-nominated show co-stars Kate Mara, Michael Gill, Gerald McRaney, Michael Kelly, Mahershala Ali, Sebastian Arcelus, Kristen Connolly, Molly Parker and is available on the streaming website from the 14th February.
The post Spacey Shows His Hand In Netflix’s ‘House Of Cards’ Season 2 Trailer & Artwork appeared first on The Hollywood News. »
- Craig Hunter
Kevin Spacey returns as Frank Underwood, who has now assumed the office of the Vice President. The series also stars Robin Wright, Kate Mara, Michael Gill, Gerald McRaney, Michael Kelly, Mahershala Ali, Sebastian Arcelus, Kristen Connolly and Molly Parker.
The second season of “House of Cards” debuts on Netflix on Feb. 14.
- Variety Staff
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