Netflix Original Series, House of Cards, Starring Kevin Spacey and Robin Wright Available Exclusively On February 1, 2013

   Netflix Original Series, House of Cards, Starring Kevin Spacey and Robin
               Wright Available Exclusively On February 1, 2013

Entire 13-Episode First Season of David Fincher and Beau Willimon's Dramatic
Series Available to Netflix Members Everywhere at Launch

PR Newswire

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Oct. 4, 2012

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Oct. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Netflix original
series, from Media Rights Capital, "House of Cards," starring Academy Award^®
winner Kevin Spacey ("Horrible Bosses," "American Beauty"), Golden Globe^®
nominee Robin Wright ("The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo," "Forrest Gump") and
Kate Mara ("American Horror Story") will be available for members to watch
instantly beginning February 1, 2013.


All 13-episodes of the drama series's first season will be available to
Netflix members in territories where Netflix is available - North America, the
UK, Ireland, Latin America and Scandinavia.

"'House of Cards' combines the best of filmmaking with the best of television.
Beau Willimon's compelling narrative, David Fincher's unparalleled
craftsmanship, indelible performances by Kevin Spacey and the rest of the cast
unite to create a gripping story and new kind of viewing experience for
Netflix members," said Ted Sarandos, Chief Content Officer, Netflix. "In
offering the entire season at once, Netflix is giving viewers complete control
over how and when they watch the show."

From director David Fincher ("The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo," "The Social
Network"), award-winning playwright and Academy Award^® nominated screenwriter
Beau Willimon ("Farragut North," "The Ides of March") and Academy Award^®
winner Eric Roth ("Forrest Gump," "Munich"), "House of Cards" is based on the
BBC miniseries of the same name. This wicked political drama slithers beneath
the curtain and through the back halls of greed, sex, love and corruption in
modern Washington D.C.

An uncompromising exploration of power, ambition and the American way, the
series orbits Francis Underwood (Spacey), the House Majority Whip. Underwood
is the politician's politician – masterful, beguiling, charismatic and
ruthless. He and his equally ambitious wife Claire (Wright) stop at nothing to
ensure their ascendancy. In addition to Spacey, Wright and Mara, the series
also stars Corey Stoll ("Midnight in Paris"), Kristen Connolly ("The Cabin in
the Woods"), Michael Kelly ("The Adjustment Bureau") and Sakina Jaffrey
("Definitely Maybe").

Fincher directed the first two episodes of the series, which were written by
Willimon. James Foley ("Glengarry Glen Ross"), Joel Schumacher ("Falling
Down"), Charles McDougall ("The Good Wife"), Carl Franklin ("Devil in a Blue
Dress") and Alan Coulter ("The Sopranos") also serve as directors on "House of

The drama's second season is due to begin production in spring 2013.

House of Cards is executive produced by Fincher, Willimon, Joshua Donen, Eric
Roth, Kevin Spacey, Dana Brunetti, Andrew Davies, Michael Dobbs and John
Melfi. The one-hour drama is produced by Donen/Fincher/Roth and Trigger Street
Productions, Inc. in association with Media Rights Capital for Netflix.

About Netflix:

With more than 27 million streaming members in the United States, Canada,
Latin America, the United Kingdom and Ireland, Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ: NFLX) is
the world's leading internet subscription service for enjoying movies and TV
programs. For one low monthly price, Netflix members can instantly watch
movies and TV programs streamed over the internet to PCs, Macs and TVs. Among
the large and expanding base of devices streaming from Netflix are the
Microsoft Xbox 360, Nintendo Wii and Sony PS3 consoles; an array of Blu-ray
disc players, internet-connected TVs, home theatre systems, digital video
recorders and internet video players; Apple iPhone, iPad and iPod touch, as
well as Apple TV and Google TV. In all, more than 800 devices that stream from
Netflix are available. For additional information, visit
Netflix's upcoming original series include the political drama "House of
Cards," which stars Kevin Spacey and Robin Wright; the fourth season of the
critically acclaimed comedy "Arrested Development;" "Hemlock Grove," Eli
Roth's murder mystery series based on Brian McGreevy's gripping novel of the
same name; Jenji Kohan's series "Orange is the New Black," which stars Taylor
Schilling, Laura Prepon and Jason Biggs; and the second season of
"Lilyhammer," which stars Steven Van Zandt. Follow Netflix on Facebook and

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