Netflix's House Of Cards DC Premiere

by Sophie Pyle · January 30, 2013

    [Kevin Spacey answers reporters. View more photos HERE]

    The Newseum buzzed with celebrities and media elites for the DC premiere of the first original series on Netflix, House of Cards. The 13-episode series premieres this Friday, February 1, and yes, you can watch all 13 episodes at once if you want to.

    A release about the show said:

    "An uncompromising exploration of power, ambition and the American way, the series orbits Francis Underwood (Kevin Spacey), the House Majority Whip. Underwood is the politician’s politician  – masterful, beguiling, charismatic and ruthless. He and his equally ambitious wife Claire (Robin Wright) stop at nothing to ensure their ascendancy."

    We spotted: Kevin Spacey, Robin Wright, Kate Mara, Sakina Jaffrey, Kristen Connolly, Constance Zimmer, director David Fincher, screenwriter/executive producer/showrunner Beau Willimon, producers Dana Brunetti and John Melfi, Fox’s Chris Wallace, ABC’s Martha Raddatz, Former Obama Body Man Reggie Love, CBS’s Bob Schieffer, NBC’s Luke Russert, Washington Post's Amy Argetsinger, Tammy Haddad, and Tommy McFly.

    [Kate Mara, Kevin Spacey, Robin Wright, Beau Willimon]

    [Bob Schieffer] [Kevin Spacey]

    [Kristen Connolly wore a stunning red boat-neck RAOUL gown]

    [Sakina Jaffrey] [Robin Wright]