The eight-episode season will "bring closure of the show for fans", and bring back to work some 2,000 people in Baltimore whose livelihoods depend on the show, Sarandos said today at UBS's Global Media and Communications Conference in NY.
"It will star Robin Wright, and we're really excited about bringing some closure to the show for fans", Sarandos reportedly said.
After Rapp's confession, 46, various other men came forward to accuse Spacey of sexual harassment and misconduct.
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Netflix had also worked with Spacey on a movie in which the actor stars as the late writer Gore Vidal.
Anthony Rapp, the actor who was the first to come forward with allegations against Spacey, had been receiving vicious messages online by angry House of Cards fans, who were anxious because of Rapp's revelations that the show would be canceled altogether. Spacey addressed the accusation on Twitter, apologizing for the act but saying he didn't remember it. Sarandos said he was gratified to have reached the deal for the team of 370 people who directly work on the show and for "the 2,000 people in Baltimore" who have jobs working on "HOC".
Content chief at Netflix, Ted Sarandos, said that Robin Wright, who plays Claire Underwood, will be elevated to the central role in the series. The announcement was made following a number of allegations levelled against the actor.
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Production on House Of Cards was subsequently paused October 31 following the story, published by Buzzfeed.
That left the ball in the court of House of Cards production company Media Rights Capital.
The fate of House of Cards, the political drama starring Spacey as scheming politician Frank Underwood, was initially unclear. "Union members (including the cast) have been getting paid in their time off the past two months", Newsweek wrote last week. Up until this point, each season of the popular drama has run 13-episodes.
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The final season will not include Spacey, as previously announced. In addition, Netflix will ramp up local-language productions, targeting 30 worldwide scripted series around the world in 2018.