What was great that they were the only network that said ‘You don’t have to do a pilot. Because David Fincher and I really didn’t want to do a pilot, because when you do a pilot, you’re kind of obligated to spend 45 minutes establishing all of the characters. And we didn’t want to do that. We just wanted to get on with telling a story, and tell a story over a long period of time.
Kevin Spacey explains why he did House of Cards: It’s the future of TV.