The production crew for “House of Cards,” which has been on hiatus after sexual misconduct allegations against actor Kevin Spacey, will be paid for an additional two weeks, according to an email from Media Rights Capital.
The speed with which disgrace can shred a distinguished career these days is dizzying. A few days ago, Kevin Spacey was one of the biggest stars in Hollywood. Today, his career in TV, film and, perhaps, even theater appears to be over.
The law enforcement agency for Harford County, where much of the Netflix series “House of Cards” was filmed, says it has not received any complaints against Kevin Spacey related to media reports of sexual assault and harassment allegations.
Responding to another report of sexual assault and harassment by Kevin Spacey, the production company behind the Netflix hit “House of Cards” said it was “deeply troubled” by the allegations against the show’s star and executive producer.
We are a nation led by too many men and women today who have no sense of honor. That's the thought on which I ended a binge screening of the seven-part National Geographic mini-series with last Sunday. Events on the media and politics beat this week have only deepened my belief in that feeling.
Netflix had no choice but to suspend production Tuesday on season 6 of “House of Cards.” For all the millions of dollars involved in such a far-reaching decision, David Zurawik says he will be surprised if it ever resumes with Kevin Spacey.