Robin Wright in talks to join ‘House of Cards’June 10th, 2011 - 7:56 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, June 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Internet media streaming service Netflix will come out with their first original series titled “House of Cards.” The series will be based on a British book which has the same title. Reports of cast have started coming out.
Kevin Stacey is already part of the series and new reports suggest that Robin Wright is in early talks to join the project as well. Already, Netflix has committed $100 million to the project which will be directed by David Fincher. The series will be streamed to paid subscribers of the service.
Netflix’s 20 million will enjoy 26 episodes of the series which will start streaming late in 2012. Reuters reports that other networks like AMC and HBO among others all did bid for the project but Netflix ended up with the rights.
Wright is in the remake of the movie “The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo” which was also directed by Fincher. The new TV series on Netflix will be the first for Wright since he ended his role in the series “Santa Barbara.” The series aired in the United States from 1984 to 1988.
House of Cards will be the first original series of Netflix.
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