The fourth season finds Francis (Kevin Spacey) and Claire Underwood (Robin Wright), whose characters have always been each other's strongest allies, showing cracks in their relationship.
In an election year, the stakes are now higher than ever, and the biggest threat they face is contending with each other.
Season 4 also stars Michael Kelly, Mahershala Ali, Jayne Atkinson, Neve Campbell, Derek Cecil, Nathan Darrow, Kim Dickens, Elizabeth Marvel, Dominique McElligott, Molly Parker, Paul Sparks, with Ellen Burstyn, Cicely Tyson and Joel Kinnaman.
Tucker Gates (Homeland, Bates Motel), Robin Wright (House of Cards), Tom Shankland (The Missing), Alex Graves (Game of Thrones, Bloodline), Kari Skogland (The Walking Dead, Penny Dreadful) and Jakob Verbruggen (The Fall, London Spy) all directed season-four episodes.
Based on the BBC miniseries of the same name, the fourth season of House of Cards is executive produced by Gibson, Pugliese, David Fincher, Kevin Spacey, Eric Roth, Beau Willimon, Joshua Donen, Dana Brunetti, Andrew Davies, Michael Dobbs and Robin Wright.
The one-hour drama is produced by Donen/Fincher/Roth and Trigger Street Productions, Inc. in association with Media Rights Capital for Netflix.