'House Of Cards' Season 5 Set As Final Season? Netflix Series Loses Inspiration Following Showrunner Beau Willimon Departure?

By Belle Smith , Updated Nov 09, 2016 09:57 PM EST
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It might still be a long wait before the premiere on "House of Cards" Season 5, but it looks like the show will be grinding to a halt next year. Will Netflix cancel the series following the departure of showrunner Beau Willimon?

"House of Cards" Season 5 is set to be the first season without Beau Willimon and it looks like Netflix is pulling out all stops to make up for the showrunner's exit. However, there are speculations that the series will not survive without Willimon's direction and will end up being cancelled after next year.

Will Netflix Cancel Presidential Drama After 'House Of Cards' Season 5?

Fans were undoubtedly elated when it was confirmed that "House of Cards" Season 5 will be happening next year. However, it was also revealed that creator Beau Willimon will no longer be a part of the Netflix series when it returns in 2017 (via The Hollywood Reporter).

There are speculations that Beau Willimon's departure has led to a lack of bright new ideas for what could happen after "House of Cards" Season 5. In addition to that, some fans believe that the series will not survive long without the creative dynamic between Willimon and the show's lead star Kevin Spacey.

Kevin Spacey Leaving After 'House Of Cards' Season 5?

Fans have been worried that Kevin Spacey will be leaving "House of Cards" Season 5 since there were rumors that Frank Underwood will get killed off in the series. Although there is still a possibility that the veteran actor will still be a part of the show, there are speculations that Frank will be replaced by the ambitious Claire Underwood.

Do you think Netflix will cancel the series after "House of Cards" Season 5? Will the show survive without Beau Willimon and Kevin Spacey? Let us know in the comments below.

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