House of Cards, Netflix’s first in-house drama series, is coming to DVD, Blu-ray and UltraViolet on June 11th. The complete first season will be released by Sony Pictures Home Entertainment.
The acclaimed political series (with a MetaCritic.com score of 76/100) – which stars Kevin Spacey as powerful but slighted Democratic House Majority Whip Frank Underwood and Robin Wright as his wife/partner in political revenge – is based an equally well-received series of British miniseries that starred Sir Ian Richardson.
Check out the press release following the jump.
Starring Two-Time Academy Award® Winner Kevin Spacey,
Robin Wright, Kate Mara & Corey Stoll
Written by Oscar® Nominee Beau Willimon
Executive Produced by David Fincher & Kevin Spacey
HOUSE OF CARDS: THE COMPLETE FIRST SEASON
Available to Own on Blu-ray™ with UltraViolet™ & DVD June 11th
Season One Features Special Collectible Packaging – Perfect for Father’s Day
(April 24, 2013) – Witness the power plays, sex and greed that motivate some of Washington’s most powerful decision-makers when Sony Pictures Home Entertainment Canada releases Media Rights Capital’s HOUSE OF CARDS: THE COMPLETE FIRST SEASON on Blu-ray™ with UltraViolet™ and DVD June 11th. This smart, dark and hard-edged thriller tells the story of political revenge, starring 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 ambitious and ruthless Democratic Congressman Frank Underwood, and Robin Wright (The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo) as his equally focused wife, Claire. Based on the classic ‘90s British mini-series, the first season in this modern-day political series also stars Kate Mara (TV’s “American Horror Story: Asylum”) and Corey Stoll (Midnight in Paris).
Just in time for Father’s Day, all 13 episodes will be available on the four-disc Blu-ray™ with UltraViolet™ or four-disc DVD set for HOUSE OF CARDS: THE COMPLETE FIRST SEASON with stunning collectible packaging on both releases, mirroring the series’ brilliant stylistic quality.
HOUSE OF CARDS, from David Fincher (“The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo,” “The Social Network”), award-winning playwright and Academy Award® nominated screenwriter Beau Willimon (“Farragut North,” “The Ides of March”) and Academy Award® winner Eric Roth (“Forrest Gump,” “Munich”), also stars Michael Kelly (TV’s “Person of Interest”), Kristen Connolly (The Cabin in the Woods), Sakina Jaffrey (The Domino Effect) and Constance Zimmer (TV’s “Entourage”). The series is executive produced by Fincher, Willimon, Roth, Joshua Donen, Kevin Spacey, Dana Brunetti, Andrew Davies, Michael Dobbs and John Melfi. The one-hour drama is produced by Donen/Fincher/Roth and Trigger Street Productions, Inc. in association with Media Rights Capital.
Ruthless and cunning, Congressman Francis Underwood (Spacey) and his wife Claire (Wright) stop at nothing to conquer everything. This wicked political drama penetrates modern Washington D.C.’s shadowy world of greed, sex, and corruption. Kate Mara and Corey Stoll costar in the first original series from David Fincher and Beau Willimon.
Broadcast Year: 2013
HOUSE OF CARDS: THE COMPLETE FIRST SEASON has a run time of approximately 674 minutes and is rated PG.
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SONY PICTURES HOME ENTERTAINMENT
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MEDIA RIGHTS CAPITAL
MRC is a leading independent film and television studio, specializing in the creation of premium entertainment content in partnership with the industry’s foremost creative talent and distributors. In film, MRC has financed and produced 16 films distributed by Universal, Sony and Warner Bros., as well as leading international distributors. MRC’s most recent film Ted is currently the #1 highest grossing R-rated original comedy of all time worldwide. In television, MRC’s projects have been licensed to a number of broadcast and cable networks including ABC, HBO, Netflix, Lifetime, Comedy Central and CBS. MRC’s latest series “House of Cards” premiered on Netflix on February 1, 2013. For more information, visit www.mrcstudios.com