The entire first series of House of Cards is going to drop onto Netflix this Friday. There are thirteen episodes in the first run, with a second series set to start production in the spring. At a total cost said to be around $100 million, Netflix are obviously confident that this show will deliver a lot of subscribers.
And I think they’re possibly right. David Fincher’s a big name, Kevin Spacey is a draw too, and writer Beau Willimon seems to promise good quality work. Still, I won’t know until Friday. I’m planning a bit of a marathon.
In the meantime, here are three trailers for the show that have broken free of Netflix’s subscriber only pages and onto YouTube.
I’ll make you a deal. If you stay in on Friday to watch this too, then you won’t notice the gaps in my posting schedule.