Tag: Kevin Spacey

Md. State House Stars as U.S. Senate in ‘House of Cards’


Online-House_of_Cards-0b7c5Oh Maryland House of Delegates chamber, I knew you when!

In the third episode of the new season of House of Cards ( all episodes of which were released to Netflix Instant at once on February 14) the room where Maryland’s delegates hem and haw over difficult issues before finally passing whatever bill Gov. Martin O’Malley has asked them to pass makes an appearance about 35 minutes in.

But you may not recognize it! According to the Washington Post, the chamber was done up with “fake marble around the dais and more ornate doors” for the scene, which was filmed over two days in June.

Baltimore Picks Up D.C.’s Slack with Last-Minute ‘House of Cards’ Shoot



Recently, much has been made of the differences between Baltimore and a certain stateless city 40 miles southwest. Some of those differences are legitimate, some only imagined. Well, here’s a pretty stark contrast for you. After D.C. police reneged on the permit for a presidential motorcade shoot for Netflix’s House of Cards the day of, the Baltimore Film Office relocated the shoot to Charm City with little to no red tape involved

Hampden’s Golden West Makes It onto “House of Cards” Shoot

The Golden West Cafe all dressed up on the Avenue in Hampden
The Golden West Cafe all dressed up on the Avenue in Hampden. Photo via Mend Community Acupuncture.

The Netflix original series House of Cards can be hard for a Baltimorean to watch. The locations are so obviously Charm City that it’s easy to forget the show takes place in D.C. And it looks like we can count on another uncanny viewing experience soon, as quintessential Hampden haunt Golden West Cafe apparently played the role of “4th Street Cafe” in a shoot for the series last Wednesday.

House of Cards Casting Call in Bel Air



Think you’ve got what it takes to wander around in the background while Congressmembers plot and scheme? Then ready yourself for the next casting call for the Netflix original series House of Cards:  Saturday, May 18 from 9 AM to 2 PM at the Bel Air Reckord Armory.

Netflix Releases House of Cards Trailer


Although the premiere is a few months away, Netflix released yesterday the trailer for the made-in-Baltimore series House of Cards starring Kevin Spacey. Hat tip to Baltimore Sun TV critic David Zurawik for alerting us to the fact that the trailer had been released!

Bill Clinton and Kevin Spacey Hit the Starbucks Near UB


Last night a gaggle of Starbucks guzzlers were forced to take drinks outdoors while two lanky celebs ordered their talls to go, secret service on the side.

Kevin Spacey Filming on Johns Hopkins Campus Tomorrow


We just overheard some folks at Johns Hopkins whispering about how Kevin Spacey will be filming at the school’s Homewood campus tomorrow. The actor is featured in the upcoming series House of Cards, which has been shooting all around town this summer. The show, the first original series commissioned by Netflix, centers on a ruthless politician (Spacey) who’s angling for a high-powered job in Washington. So if you notice a few extra cannons strewn about the Hopkins quad, never fear; they’re props.

House of Cards in Bolton Hill


I walked out of my house the other day and saw a couple cop cars parked in the street. At first I just thought, “Ah, Baltimore,” and focused on a kid running down the concrete, but then I noticed caution tape, and several big black vans, and… stage lights?