For Immediate Release
"Power struggle electrifies new ‘House of Cards’ season.” – New York Post
Written by Oscar® Nominee Beau Willimon
HOUSE OF CARDS: THE COMPLETE THIRD SEASON
CULVER CITY, CALIF. (May 14, 2015) – Sony Pictures Home Entertainment will release the third season of the critically acclaimed political drama HOUSE OF CARDS on Digital HD June 29 and Blu-ray™ and DVD July 7. Produced in association with MRC, this Emmy®-winning original series stars and was executive produced by two-time Academy Award® winner Kevin Spacey (American Beauty, Best Actor in a Leading Role, 1999; The Usual Suspects, Best Actor in a Supporting Role; 1995) as Frank Underwood and Robin Wright as his wife Claire Underwood. Both stars won Golden Globe Awards® for their performances; Spacey also won the Screen Actors Guild Award (Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series).
This season the shockwaves continue as the most powerful couple in the world moves into the White House, with Frank and Claire fighting to defend a legacy they have been waiting a lifetime to build.
All 13 episodes of HOUSE OF CARDS: THE COMPLETE THIRD SEASON will be available in four-disc Blu-ray and DVD sets, both with collectible packaging, along with an all-new featurette, “Backstage Politics,” which provides an extensive behind-the-scenes look into the creation of House of Cards, Season 3.Exclusive to Blu-ray is an additional featurette, “A Death in New Mexico,” which chronicles the surprising Chapter 39 plot twist.
HOUSE OF CARDS: THE COMPLETE THIRD SEASON also features a talented ensemble cast, including Michael Kelly (“Person of Interest”), Molly Parker (“Dexter”), Mahershala Ali (The Hunger Games: Mockingjay), Derek Cecil (“Treme”), Rachel Brosnahan (Manhattan), Jimmi Simpson (“The Newsroom”), Nathan Darrow (Rigged), Jayne Atkinson (“Criminal Minds”), Larry Pine (“Hostages”) and Curtiss Cook (“Blue Bloods”).
Written by award-winning playwright and Academy Award® nominated screenwriter Beau Willimon (“Farragut North;” The Ides of March, Best Writing, Adapted Screenplay, 2011), HOUSE OF CARDS: THE COMPLETE THIRD SEASON is executive produced by Beau Willimon, Eric Roth, Joshua Donen, Kevin Spacey, Dana Brunetti, Andrew Davies, Michael Dobbs, John David Coles and David Fincher. The one-hour drama is produced by Wade/Thomas Productions and Trigger Street Productions, Inc. in association with Media Rights Capital.
Blu-ray and DVD Bonus Featurette:
· “Backstage Politics: On the Set of House of Cards” – An extensive behind-the-scenes look into the creation of House of Cards, Season 3.
Blu-ray Exclusive Featurette:
· “A Death in New Mexico” – A featurette that chronicles the surprising Chapter 39