Netflix has revealed the House of Cards Season 5 premiere date, along with a short trailer teasing the date. The fifth season of the Netflix show has two-time Academy Award winner Kevin Spacey running for re-election with his wife, Claire (Robin Wright) at his side.
Season 5 is set to premiere on Netflix on May 30th, 2017 – Season 4 premiered on March 4th, 2016.
It may or may not be a coincidence that Netflix revealed the premiere date of they very political show on the same day that Donald Trump makes his way into the Oval Office as President of the United States of America. The official House of Cards Twitter account tweeted the trailer out along with the words 'We make the terror. '
We make the terror. pic.twitter.com/VpChwGOSMj
— House of Cards (@HouseofCards) January 20, 2017
Official House of Cards synopsis:
U.S. Rep. Francis Underwood of South Carolina starts out as a ruthless politician seeking revenge in this Netflix original production. Promised the post of Secretary of State in exchange for his support, his efforts help to ensure the election of Garrett Walker to the presidency. But Walker changes his mind before the inauguration, telling Underwood he's too valuable in Congress. Outwardly, Underwood accepts his marching orders, but secretly he and his wife, an environmental activist, make a pact to destroy Walker and his allies. Based on the U.K. miniseries of the same name, the U.S. version offers a look behind the scenes at the greed and corruption in American politics. A number of real-life media figures make cameo appearances.