What Ever Happened to the ‘House of Cards’ Doug Stamper Spinoff?

The legacy of House of Cards is a very complex one.

The show’s debut in 2013 was the first time that a series created for a streaming service could be thrown around in conversations about “peak TV.” With David Fincher involving himself with the first season and the participation of major movie stars, House of Cards signaled to the entertainment industry that Netflix was serious about creating genuinely high quality filmmaking that could feasibly contend for major awards.

The show has now become somewhat of an awkward subject of conversation in wake of the allegations of sexual abuse that were leveled against its leading star and producer, Kevin Spacey.

However, at one point, Netflix briefly considered developing a spinoff series that wouldn’t necessarily need to feature Spacey at all.

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