Robin Wright explains the ‘rule of middle-aged white man’ in ‘House of Cards’ Season 6 trailer.
The first full-length trailer for Season 6 of Netflix’s “House of Cards” has been released, and the new protagonist, pulls no punches when it comes to the legacy of Kevin Spacey ‘ s former character, Frank Underwood.
It was revealed through a teaser trailer that “House of Cards” would continue for its sixth and last season with Robin Wright’s Claire Underwood is at the helm of the United States presidency and Spacey is Frank, deceased.
The new trailer opens with Claire taking a public dig at her deceased husband.
“My first 100 days as president have been difficult,” she begins. “I lost my husband. We were about to celebrate 30 years together. What Francis told you in the last five years, don’t believe a word of it.
“She’s going to make the difference between her and her late husband’s presidency, clearly.
“The government of the middle-aged white man,” she says.
As previously reported, Spacey was dismissed from the political scene, after he was accused by multiple people of sexual misconduct. The accusations began after “Star Trek: Discovery” star Anthony Rapp came forward with allegations of sexual misconduct that he said happened when he was 14, and Spacey was 26.
Spacey, the recipient of two Academy Awards, is now 59.
The trailer also has newcomers Diane Lane and Greg Kinnear as brothers and sisters with ties to the Underwood family, according to Deadline. They will join Wright in addition to the returning cast members Michael Kelly, Jayne Atkinson, Patricia Clarkson, Constance Zimmer, Derek Cecil Campbell Scott, and Boris McGiver.