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Netflix original series 'House of Cards' renewed for third season

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Congressman Frank Underwood must be doing something right. On Tuesday, February 4 TVLine reported that the Netflix original drama series "House of Cards" has been renewed for a third season, less than two weeks after the second season is expected to be released. The series is filmed in and around Baltimore and was the first original show ever created by Netflix.

The political drama follows Frank Underwood as he tries to manipulate the government and become the Vice President of the United States. Underwood (Kevin Spacey), his wife Claire (Robin Wright), and journalist Zoe Barnes (Kate Mara) are all expected to return for season three. Wright won a Golden Globe for her portrayal on the show in 2013. The series was originally ordered for two seasons when it was announced, although positive reviews and recent awards indicate the series will run for more seasons.

The third season will contain thirteen episodes just like the first two seasons. Season two will be available for instant streaming on Netflix on Friday, February 14. Production on season three is expected to begin in the summer of 2014 and is scheduled to air in late 2015. The second season will follow Underwood has he is sworn in as Vice President of the United States and Zoe, Janine and Lucas try to expose his dirty dealings and reveal how he really got all his power.

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