Rumors are swirling about that it might be cancelled. This, despite its having been announced as renewed for Season 5 back in January -- before Season 4 even premiered.
The main producer, Beau Willimon, has quit and the show is having trouble filling those shoes. But senior staffing is not the problem. Here's the problem: To succeed, House of Cards has to be wayyy over-the-top compared to the reality of Washington.
I don't think that's even possible anymore.