Ever wonder what would happen if House of Cards character Frank Underwood, played by Kevin Spacey, was actually running in the presidential election this year? Well, Virgin America’s Rock the Vote poll is showing that he would win by a wide margin!
The fictional character currently is leading the poll with 42.68% with Hillary Clinton in second place with 23.78% and Bernie Sanders with 20.12%.
Kevin Spacey is all smiles while attending the season four premiere of his hit Netflix series House Of Cards held at The Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery on Monday (February 22) in Washington, DC.
At the event, Kevin‘s House of Cards character Frank Underwood had his presidential portrait unveiled. The portrait was created by British artist Jonathan Yeo ahead of the premiere of season four, which arrives on Netflix on March 4.
“I’m pleased that the Smithsonian continues to prove itself as a worthwhile institution,” Kevin said as Frankin a statement. “I’m one step closer to convincing the rest of the country that I am the president.”
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The 36-year-old actor is Swedish born and you may recognize him from his work on AMC’s The Killing, the 2014 reboot of RoboCop, and the upcoming DC film Suicide Squad. Joel plays Rick Flagg in Suicide Squad, which was the role originally intended for Tom Hardy before he dropped out.
Netflix hasn’t released any information about Joel‘s role in the Kevin Spacey lead series. Be sure to check out the show when season four lands on March 4.
“Prior to its fourth season premiere, Netflix and [producers] Media Rights Capital are thrilled to announce that House of Cards will return for a fifth season in 2017. Concurrent with the renewal, creator and showrunner Beau Willimon is departing the critically acclaimed series,” Netflix explained.
Season four of House of Cards debuts on Netflix on March 4th.
The premiere date for House of Cards season four was revealed on Tuesday night (December 15) during the GOP debate.
Kevin Spacey‘s character Frank Underwood released a video for his presidential campaign in the teaser video for the upcoming season, which will premiere on Netflix on March 4.
Underwood’s fictional policy seems to be “getting things done” and he launched a website called FU2016.com, which is fully functional and up and running right now.
“These are my mottos. I have no patience for useless things – like political gridlock and stagnation. And neither should you. Join me. Let’s roll up our sleeves together. Let’s plow through the stubborn and smallminded and send Washington a message loud and clear,” the website states.