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'House of Cards' creator used to creating a stir

A Netflix political drama has created quite a stir, which is nothing new for the show’s lead writer.

Beau Willimon

Beau Willimon, 36, is a former Howard Dean staffer and trained playwright. His adaptation of “House of Cards, an acclaimed British miniseries, is focused on Frank Underwood (played by Kevin Spacey), a ruthless Congressman looking to take the nation’s top job.

“If you know where to look in Washington, you can find countless incidents of drama that are worthy of the big screen," Willimon told the Hollywood Reporter.

“The extent to which viewers watch it and enjoy the complicity makes them in a way accomplices," Willimon said. "And what does that say about you the viewer if you find yourself rooting for a Francis Underwood? Why are you rooting for this person? Maybe there’s a part of Francis Underwood in all of us."

"There’s no agenda in the show as to whether Underwood’s worldview is right or wrong. That’s for the viewers to decide for themselves,” Willimon said.

“House of Cards” also stars Kate Mara and Robin Wright.

Season one of the series was released all at once at the beginning of February, and the Netflix series will soon begin production on the next 13 episodes.

 


Details
Show:
- House of Cards (2013)
Person:
- Kevin Spacey
Network:
- Netflix

Written by: KurtK26
Feb 26th, 2013, 4:02 am

Images courtesy of Netflix

Anonymous

Message Posted On Feb 26th, 2013, 9:11 pm
Franc can proceed with his manipulations as long as he is democrat. Fuck GOP !
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