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Netflix to film political thriller 'House of Cards' in Baltimore

Netflix to film political thriller 'House of Cards' in Baltimore

"House of Cards," a political thriller starring Kevin Spacey and directed by David Fincher, will be filmed in Baltimore starting this spring, it was confirmed Thursday by Gov. Martin O'Malley. The production, which involves 13 one-hour episodes for television, comes from Media Rights Capital and  Netflix and is expected to launch the company known primarily for DVD distribution as a major creator of original dramatic programming. Netflix, which has more than 20 million subscribers, outbid such traditional producers of quality TV drama as HBO and AMC for the rights. The series, which has been described as a $100 million project in Hollywood trade publications, will be...

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