It's been a long time coming, but House of Cards
is really returning for Season 6, and there will be some new additions to the cast.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, Diane Lane
and Greg Kinnear
have joined the cast of the series as production resumes on its last-ever season.
Production was initially shut down back in October when series star, Kevin Spacey
was fired in the aftermath of a string of allegations of sexual assault and harassment against him.
Given that Netflix
and Media Rights Capital
severed ties with Spacey, the fate of the series was up in the air for some time as investigations continued.
It was recently confirmed that the show will return for eight final episodes, with Robin Wright
leading the cast, but there was no indication of how Spacey would be written out.
Spacey's character, Frank Underwood
does die in the book in which the series is inspired by,