Kevin Spacey Gets Political in New ‘House of Cards’ Trailer [Video] November 16, 2012 House of Cards, News Netflix has unveiled the trailer for their upcoming original series House of Cards from David Fincher (The Social Network) and Beau Willimon (The Ides of March). The political drama is based on a British mini-series of the same name and stars Kevin Spacey (The Usual Suspects) as Congressman Francis Underwood and Robin Wright (Forrest Gump) as the Congressman’s equally power-hungry wife Claire. The couple’s ambition and political machinations will drive the series. House of Cards also stars Kate Mara (American Horror Story) as Zoe Barnes, a reporter working with Underwood, and Corey Stall (Midnight in Paris) as Representative Patrick Russo. All 13 episodes of the series first season will debut February 1, 2013 exclusively on Netflix. Will you be watching House of Cards?