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Netflix Suspends Production On 'House Of Cards' Season 6 'Until Further Notice'
Netflix has suspended filming indefinitely on the sixth season of House of Cards amidst sexual misconduct allegations against the show's star and executive producer Kevin Spacey. Filming for the season, which was set to air in 2018, began in Maryland earlier this month.
“MRC and Netflix have decided to suspend production on House of Cards season six, until further notice, to give us time to review the current situation and to address any concerns of our cast and crew,” Netflix and producer Media Rights Capital said in a joint statement, according to the Hollywood Reporter.
Tuesday's suspension comes a day after Netflix announced that the in-production sixth season of House of Cards would be the show's last—and two days after Spacey was accused of making sexual advances on a then-14-year-old boy. Actor Anthony Rapp alleged that Spacey had made sexual advances on Rapp when Rapp was 14 in a BuzzFeed story on Sunday.
Variety reported Monday that the streaming giant is also exploring potential spinoffs set in the same House of Cards universe.
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