Kevin Spacey denies resemblance to Clintons in House Of Cards Season 5! – Interview
MUMBAI: Truth is supposed to be stranger than fiction… except when it comes to House Of Cards. One of the most critically acclaimed political drama returns on television. Zee Café, the destination for the best in English entertainment in India presents the World Television Premiere of House Of Cards Season 5 on Saturday, 3rd June.
After the roaring success of the first four seasons of the Emmy® nominated drama, Zee Café brings the House Of Cards Season 5 marathon as an action packed weekend binge dose. The terror will take over the world with the most anticipated season that will have viewers on the edge of their seats.
On this occasion the enigmatic Kevin Spacey playing the lead Frank Underwood spills the beans on the latest season, politics in the world and much more.
Tell us something about Season 5 of House Of Cards
It’s an incredible world, it’s self-refreshing in terms of election cycles and people coming in and out of the world. I think they manage to keep it fresh every season, just the way politics remain fresh every cycle.
People say reel life Frank Underwood and his wife Claire (Robin Wright) are real life Bill and Hillary Clinton.
We felt very strongly we did not want people to think that’s what we were up to. That was never our intention to play into the real world of politics. We wanted to be an alternative universe. And it may be a universe that some people prefer.
Is there a deliberate reason of keeping the show topical?
We never really worry about keeping it topical and current. It’s never something that crosses our minds. We just try to remain true to what we’re trying to do. One of the most important aspects for me is to just to not go where people think we’re going. To continually have the show go down different paths and open up different doors and not end up being predictable.
What are your views on politics?
It’s worthwhile, it’s really worth doing. Whether that’s stuffing envelopes for something you believe in or finding out what your community center needs.
Has Donald Trump made “House of Cards” obsolete?
This year, in particular, there’s been a lot of commentary about how we can’t compete in the real world, so it’s not going to be as interesting and the show can’t possibly be as crazy as the real world. And my answer to that is, just you wait. Just you wait.