| Feb 13, 2014
| 5:36 AM
In the original 1990's British version of "House of Cards," Francis Urquhart (Ian Richardson) is a conservative ideological extremist who rises through the political ranks by defeating one starry-eyed opponent after another. He is a cold-blooded...
| Oct 22, 2012
| 7:28 AM
Kevin Spacey sure is getting around Baltimore.
First he shows up with Bill Clinton last week at a Mount Vernon Starbucks. This past weekend, he was in the stands at a Navy game.
The U.S. Naval Academy Tweeted a photo of the actor at the game against...
| Feb 6, 2013
| 4:33 AM
It was a steamy weeknight in July on Centre Street, and the extras in black tie were flagging.
The $100 million series "House of Cards" was prepping a crowd scene outside the Peabody Institute, across from the Midtown BBQ & Brew. For more than two hours,...
| Jan 31, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Check out the trailer of the new Netflix series "House of Cards" and in it you'll see the fictional President of the United States and his two children. In real life, the children are Forest Hill residents Kyle and Kirsten Johnson.
"They're not huge...
| Jan 6, 2013
| 11:52 AM
Midseason used to be a time for networks to put on series that weren’t good enough to make the fall lineup. The thinking was: The money has been spent to make these episodes, so let’s try to get something out of them by plugging them for shows...
| Apr 2, 2013
| 7:59 AM
Lawmakers approved $25 million in tax credits for the film industry Tuesday, expanding and extending a program that was set to expire in 2014.
Tuesday's vote sends to Gov. Martin O'Malley a bill that increases subsidies to film companies by $17.5...
| Nov 15, 2012
| 3:05 PM
Netflix today released a stylish trailer for "House of Cards," the Baltimore-made political thriller starring Kevin Spacey and Robin Wright.
The opening suggests that screenwriter Beau Willimon has successfully re-imagined the tricky form of address...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 11:18 AM
On Thursday, Netflix announced a Feb. 1 release date for "House of Cards," the Baltimore-made political drama starring Kevin Spacey and Robin Wright.
All 13 episodes of the first season will be available to subscribers on that date. The whole project...
| Oct 17, 2012
| 7:23 AM
Coffee drinkers in Mount Vernon were graced Tuesday night with the presence of an ex-president: Bill Clinton apparently had to stop by Starbucks while in town for a talk at the Meyerhoff Symphony Hall.Marcel Jagne-Shaw (@JagneShaw), who lived in Clinton's...
| Oct 18, 2012
| 12:59 PM
Baltimore bar-goers could hardly believe their eyes this week -- there was Bono, one of the planet's most famous rock stars, having a pint.
The crowd went wild at James Joyce Irish Pub in Harbor East, snapping pictures with the star who was game for hugs...
| Mar 27, 2013
| 9:02 AM
In the Netflix miniseries "House of Cards," Kate Mara plays a young reporter deeply involved in the world of Washington politics.
But the 30-year-old performer says she has no particular interest in journalism or political life. She's just acting the...
| Feb 8, 2013
| 2:58 PM
Catalina Byrd’s early-morning tweets last Saturday tell a tale of TV change.
“I said I was going to bed hours ago,” one tweet written shortly after midnight began. “But then ‘House of Cards’ got me all caught up.&...