Wednesday, April 17, 2024

TV: On Returning Kevin Spacey-Free “House of Cards,” Frank Underwood is Most Seriously Dead


Frank Underwood is dead.

Just like Roseanne Conner, Frank has met his maker thanks to a scandal involving the main actor of a TV series.

In this case, it’s “House of Cards.” Since we last saw Frank, played by Kevin Spacey, he’s gone six feet under. His wife, Claire (Robin Wright) visits him in grave which already has a tombstone.

Spacey was written out of the show for its final season after Spacey became accused of many sexual infelicities.

Roseanne Barr will be killed off her show when it resumes in October because a racist tweet.


Roger Friedman
Roger Friedman
Roger Friedman began his Showbiz411 column in April 2009 after 10 years with Fox News, where he created the Fox411 column. His movie reviews are carried by Rotten Tomatoes, and he is a member of both the movie and TV branches of the Critics Choice Awards. His articles have appeared in dozens of publications over the years including New York Magazine, where he wrote the Intelligencer column in the mid 90s and covered the OJ Simpson trial, and Fox News (when it wasn't so crazy) where he covered Michael Jackson. He is also the writer and co-producer of "Only the Strong Survive," a selection of the Cannes, Sundance, and Telluride Film festivals, directed by DA Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus.

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