Despite scoring high ratings and overall critical acclaim, there are some rumblings that the hit TV series House of Cards is getting canceled. House of Cards is on its fifth season and seems to be getting better with age so news of the show getting canceled is a bit of a surprise. Add the fact that if House of Cards does indeed get cut off abruptly, fans will definitely be left with a major cliffhanger to the story arc.
The reason behind the possible sudden departure of the show stems from the fact that the show runner of House of Cards will be going on a hiatus from the show. Beau Willimon, is reportedly going from creating fictional political drama to entering real-life political drama. According to Heat Street, the head honcho of House of Cards” will be focusing on forming the Action Group Network which is an organization aimed at providing a “vocal, active, united, opposition” to President-elect Donald Trump.
Willimon is venturing in his newfound quest to become a thorn at the impending Donald Trump administration. This has left the TV show House of Cards with a lot of fresh problems. While the show did offer a press release that House of Cards will be in good hands because it is run by Melissa James Gibson and Frank Pugliese, it seems like the duo is finding it hard to continue the show.
According to Travelers Today, the creative team that writes the political scenes for House of Cards are finding it extremely difficult to make Season 5 even better than the last season. This is due to the fact that Beau Willimon has left House of Cards to go on his crusade against Donald Trump, and the creative team at House of Cards seem to be at a loss without his guidance.
And it was not only the creative team that noticed this as the entire cast of House of Cards are also reportedly not happy with the output of the scripts. And this little dilemma might just prove extremely difficult to overcome as House of Cards has an exceptionally high profile cast as well as a pedigree of awards. The truth is, with a cast that is spoiled with great storylines and critical acclaim, they might not just do a fifth season of House of Cards” as they are not used to accepting anything less than the best output. And the best output may not be available until the original creator of House of Cards returns from his noble quest.
Difficulties are to be expected when it comes to topping out four seasons of great TV drama for a show with high-quality writing such as the case with House of Cards. And while these difficulties may be hard to overcome, it seems more likely that the House of Cards team will get their brains in creative sync and come up with an acceptable Season 5. A good guess for House of Cards would be that they create a final Season 5 which would lead to a great final episode. It seems unlikely that House of Cards will go on without its original leader and best creative mind. And from the looks of things, Beau Willimon will be in for a long and arduous battle from someone like Donald Trump.
It seems unlikely that House of Cards will go on without its original leader and best creative mind. And from the looks of things, Beau Willimon will be in for a long and arduous battle from someone like Donald Trump.
It will definitely be a big crying shame for House of Cards to end so abruptly. If House of Cards does get canceled, hopefully, it will be at the end of Season 5 or 6 where fans can finally have better closure to the engaging political saga. House of Cards deserves a much more fitting ending than an abrupt cancellation.
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