Netflix's Ted Sarandos Confirms 'House of Cards' Is Returning Without Kevin Spacey

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On Monday, Anthony Rapp tweeted about the news that Spacey's show "House of Cards" would be resuming production. Rapp was 14 years old at the time.

Sarandos also said at the conference that the final season will be eight episodes long.

"I've been very surprised by it all", the Broadway star told ET at Monday's One Night With the Stars charity concert for women and children battling cancer. Sources at the time told THR that season six was nearly entirely written before Star Trek actor Anthony Rapp went public October 29 with allegations that Spacey made unwanted sexual advances toward him in 1986 - when Spacey was 26 and Rapp was 14. Taping of the political drama was halted in October amid sexual misconduct allegations against star Spacey. "I've been very gratified by the response I've gotten from so many people". The first five seasons of "House of Cards" were all 13 episodes, which will make the final season's 8 episode season the shortest. "I think all of this is an important step to dismantle the machinery that allowed this sort of thing to continue".

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Following Rapp's allegation, Spacey said in a post on Twitter he does not remember the alleged incident, but that "if I did behave then as he describes, I owe him the sincerest apology for what would have been deeply inappropriate drunken behaviour". How will they write Spacey out of the script but keep the storyline going? The sixth season will be the show's last - a decision Netflix announced after the allegations came out but said had been made months earlier.

House of Cards is officially returning for its final season without disgraced star Kevin Spacey.

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