The trailer, released by Netflix on Wednesday, shows Robin
Wright, who plays Spacey's screen wife Claire, standing by Frank
Underwood's grave and delivering a few emotionless words.
"I'll tell you this though, Francis," she says. "When they bury
me, it won't be in my backyard. And when they pay their
respects, they'll have to wait in line."
The trailer gave no details of how Underwood dies in the show
but Netflix has said that the sixth and final season of the show
will focus on Wright's devious character, who became U.S.
president at the end of season five.
Spacey was dropped from "House of Cards" last year after more
than 30 people accused the Oscar-winning actor of sexual
misconduct, but it was not known how his ruthless U.S. president
character would be written out of the TV show.
Spacey became embroiled in controversy in 2017 when actor
Anthony Rapp accused him of trying to seduce him in 1986 when
Rapp was 14. Spacey apologized for any inappropriate conduct
with Rapp but has not commented since and has stepped away from
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Los Angeles prosecutors on Tuesday announced they would not file
sexual assault charges against Spacey in one case involving a 1992
accusation because it fell outside the California statute of
limitations. A second case is under review by the Los Angeles
District Attorney's office
"House of Cards" put Netflix on the map as a home for original
entertainment when the series debuted in 2013 starring Spacey.
The sixth season "House of Cards" will be released on Nov. 2 and
will consist of just eight episodes rather than the 13 episodes of
(Reporting by Jill Serjeant; Editing by Alistair Bell)
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