‘House of Cards’ trailer debuts: so dark

The trailer for the new season of the addictive Netflix series “House of Cards” is out, and it looks like there’s plenty of reason to ready ourselves for an epic binge-watch.

Congressman-turned Vice President Frank Underwood (played by Kevin Spacey) is up to his usual manipulative tricks, with his Lady Macbeth (Robin Wright Penn) at his side. Among the dramatic turns we’re looking forward to when the season debuts on Feb. 14: a Chris Matthews cameo, guys in hazmat suits, and Underwood fending off a band of scrappy reporters getting just a little too close to his darkest secrets.

“I know how to handle him,” says reporter Zoe Barnes. Riiiight…

Emily Heil is the co-author of the Reliable Source and previously helped pen the In the Loop column with Al Kamen.
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