Entertainment Australian actor to star in House of Cards' final season

04:06  15 february  2018
04:06  15 february  2018 Source:   Sydney Morning Herald

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Netflix says it won't be involved in any production of ' House of Cards ' if actor Kevin Spacey - who faces allegations of sexual misconduct - continues to appear in the show.

Cody Fern has previously starred in the stage production War Horse.© Simon Schluter Cody Fern has previously starred in the stage production War Horse. An up-and-coming Australian actor is set to star in the final season of House of Cards.

Cody Fern, a recipient of the prestigious Heath Ledger Scholarship, hails from rural Western Australia but will soon make an appearance in one of the most popular political dramas of all time. The actor is due to appear in all eight episodes of the Netflix original's sixth instalment.

The plum role means the Australian actor will be a series regular, starring alongside new high-profile cast members Diane Lane and Greg Kinnear. While little is known about what season six has in store, it was been revealed that Lane and Kinnear will play siblings and that House of Cards' final instalment will centre around Robyn Wright's character Claire Underwood.

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Producers recently added Australian actor Cody Fern as a series regular. The streaming site also expressed plans to spin off " House of Cards " if viewers respond well to the final season .

Netflix says it won't be involved in any production of ' House of Cards ' if actor Kevin Spacey - who faces allegations of sexual misconduct - continues to appear in the show.

The show's former lead, Kevin Spacey, was fired following allegations of sexual misconduct. While filming has resumed, the Spacey scandal cost Netflix millions of dollars after it decided to halt production and conduct expensive reshoots.

Fern's most recent credits include roles in American Crime Story: The Assassination of Gianni Versace and The Tribes of Palos Verdes. He has also written and directed a short film called Pisces and starred in the stage adaption of War Horse.

Fern was born in a small town of Southern Cross, which lies more than 300 kilometres east of Perth with a population of less than 1000 people. After studying commerce and marketing, he interned with professional services firm Ernst & Young – but quit after watching Cate Blanchett in the 2007 film Elizabeth: The Golden Age.

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An up-and-coming Australian actor is set to star in the final season of House of Cards . Cody Fern, a recipient of the prestigious Heath Ledger Scholarship, hails from rural Western Australia but will soon make an appearance in one of the most popular political dramas of all time.

After much speculation, the future of House of Cards is now clear. Netflix has announced that production will resume on the sixth and final season of Cards in early 2018. The eight-episode season will star Robin Wright but not embattled actor Kevin Spacey

He sold his laptop, clothes and furtniture to pay for acting lessons and eventually snapped up a lead role with the Shakespeare WA theatre company. He then moved to Sydney in 2011 where he successfully auditioned for the role of Albert in War Horse, before moving to the United States.

In 2014 he received a scholarship named after the late Australian actor Heath Ledger and his star has been on the rise ever since.

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According to Deadline, HBO's director of programming, Casey Bloys, stated that Ali will star in the new season --if it indeed happens. He also played the villainous Cottonmouth in Marvel's Netflix show Luke Cage, and appeared in House of Cards , Hidden Figures, and the final two Hunger Games

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