Sunday, May 17, 2015

House of Cards: The Complete Third Season arrives on Blu-ray & DVD 7/7

For Immediate Release


"Power struggle electrifies new ‘House of Cards’ season.” – New York Post

Written by Oscar® Nominee Beau Willimon 

Executive Produced and Starring Two-Time Academy Award®Winner Kevin Spacey 
and Starring Golden Globe®Winner Robin Wright



Available on Digital HD June 29, & on Blu-ray & DVD July 7


Featuring Special Collectible Packaging & Two Behind-the-Scenes 

Featurettes that Chronicle the Filming of Season 3!



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 CARDSTHE 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.


In Season 3 of HOUSE OF CARDS, President Underwood fights to secure his legacy and Claire wants more than being the first lady. The biggest threat they face is contending with each other. This original thriller series stars Kevin Spacey as ruthless, cunning Francis Underwood, who will stop at nothing to conquer the halls of power in Washington D.C. His secret weapon: his gorgeous, ambitious, and equally conniving wife Claire (Robin Wright). 


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