‘House of Cards’ Season 5 Air Date, Spoilers, News & Update: Patricia Clarkson, Campbell Scott Play Major Roles! Show Airing In Iran?

By Jeanne Anne , Updated Nov 03, 2016 06:00 AM EDT

Although Netflix loves to remain the coming "House of Cards" Season 5 a mystery, it was recently announced that two high-profile stars are about to join the show! Patricia Clarkson and Campbell Scott are set to appear in the drama series with very important roles.

According to the Hollywood Reporter, Netflix chooses to keep mum about the "Six Feet Under" and "Parks and Recreation" stars stint in "House of Cards" Season 5. However, it is hinted that their characters play "major, mystery" roles. It is, too, described to be "featured heavily."

Of course, Netflix refused to comment about the character description of Patricia Clarkson and Campbell Scott in "House of Cards" Season 5. But, fans can expect to know more of their roles when the show is about to be revealed in the coming days.

In other news, the TV series' veteran screenwriters Frank Pugliese and Melissa James Gibson are now promoted to be "House of Cards" Season 5 showrunners. Neve Campbell and "Suicide Squad" star Joel Kinnaman from the last season will also return to reprise their roles in the coming new installment.

Meanwhile, "House of Cards" can now be watched by the Iranian people as the Netflix show is now airing in the Islamic Republic on a state-run TV, the New Yorker learned. It has been known that Iran prohibits showing American culture in the said country. Is there a chance that it will continue to show until "House of Cards" Season 5's release?

Netflix and Sony Pictures Entertainment cleared that it both acquired a special exemption to air "House of Cards" in Iran. The show is now called "House of Straw" in the state and dubbed in Farsi. It has been said that the TV series is allowed to be watched for featuring a "dark and seedy" analysis of the American politics. "House of Cards" Season 5 is set to air in February 2017 on Netflix.

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