"We've seen some good things in the economy, but some negatives as well," Jim Richardson, executive director of the Harford County Office of Economic Development, said as he addressed about 25 representatives of Mason-Dixon Business Association at their recent meeting
A scene in second season of House of Cards that features fictional politician Frank Underwood throwing out a pregame first pitch before an Orioles game at Camden Yards was less than three minutes long but it took two full months to execute.
In the original, 1990's British version of House of Cards, Francis Urquhart is a conservative ideological extremist who rises through the political ranks by defeating one starry-eyed opponent after another. The American version — the second season of which is set to launch on Netflix Friday — is considerably different. For one thing, the House majority whip Francis Underwood (Kevin Spacey) may nominally be a blue-dog Democrat from South Carolina, but he is as free of ideology as it's
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 part under the tutelage of screenwriter Beau Willimon and director David Fincher.
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 parts," as Kirsten, a sophomore at Bel Air High, says, but "we can definitely see ourselves."
The wave of winter shows that arrives this week bears prime examples of this TV truth. From the traditional, big-budget, Brit-cum-PBS halls of "Downton Abbey," to the edgy, Baltimore-made remake of "House of Cards," here are 10 midseason productions worth paying attention to.
After two hours Wednesday night of standing around on Centre Street with about 40 others, there was Kevin Spacey standing in the street in tuxedo pants and a T-shirt with his suspenders hanging down below his waist. And he was still looking good, Hollywood makeup artist good.
"House of Cards" is coming to another major Baltimore institution, Mount Vernon's Peabody Institute, where it is expected to film one of the biggest scenes in the first 13 episodes of the series. The Netflix production, which stars Kevin Spacey and Robin Wright, will be at Peabody starting Tuesday.
The Producers of "House of Cards,"the $100 million series starring Kevin Spacey and Robin Wright, are going to hold an open casting call Sunday in Bel Air. Looking for reporter, Capitol Hill and 'elegant Washington' types
Even after more than three decades of haunting soundstages, I have to admit the one built on the same floor as the newsroom of The Baltimore Sun for ¿House of Cards,¿ the Netflix series starring Kevin Spacey, Robin Wright and Kate Mara, occasionally throws me a little.
With "VEEP and "Game Change" produced here, I have been writing about Baltimore standing in for Washington a lot lately.But Wednesday afternoon, the TV sleight of hand hit a little too close to home when the Calvert Street entrance to the Sun said in big bold letters "The Washington Herald."