Netflix chose to debut a short teaser trailer for the upcoming season of House of Cards during the 90th Academy Awards which aired live on ABC on March 4, 2018. The 45 second teaser trailer shows a bustling West Wing and ends with a shot of Robin Wright as President Claire Underwood. President Underwood is seated behind her desk in the Oval Office facing the window. She swivels her chair to face the office, rises, and declares, “We’re just getting started.”
Emmy Award winner Robin Wright leads a cast that includes Michael Kelly (The Long Road Home), Diane Lane (Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice), Greg Kinnear (Same Kind of Different as Me), Jayne Atkinson (Criminal Minds), Patricia Clarkson (the Maze Runner trilogy), Cody Fern (The Assassination of Gianni Versace), Constance Zimmer (UnREAL), Derek Cecil (Banshee), Campbell Scott (Royal Pains), and Boris McGiver (Boardwalk Empire). The eight-episode sixth season will be the critically acclaimed series’ final season.
The final season of House of Cards is executive produced by Melissa James Gibson, Frank Pugliese, Robin Wright, David Fincher, Joshua Donen, Dana Brunetti, Eric Roth, Michael Dobbs, and Andrew Davies. Gibson and Pugliese serve as showrunners. The award-winning political drama was created by Beau Willimon.
Over its previous five seasons, House of Cards has earned 53 Primetime Emmy Awards nominations. The series made history as the first original online series to pick up an Emmy win (David Fincher for Outstanding Director for a Drama Series). It also won Emmys for Original Dramatic Score, Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series (Reg E. Cathey), Outstanding Cinematography, Outstanding Casting for a Drama Series, and Outstanding Sound Mixing.
House of Cards has also earned six Golden Globe nominations, winning in the Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series – Drama (Kevin Spacey) and Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series – Drama (Robin Wright) categories. In addition, it earned 11 Screen Actors Guild nominations, winning twice. Kevin Spacey earned SAG Awards for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series in 2015 and 2016.