‘House of Cards’: Who Kevin Spacey Is Talking to When He Talks to the Camera

It turns out Kevin Spacey hasn’t been talking to us, the viewers, in his trademark asides on “House of Cards.”

In a round table with reporters Tuesday, the show’s star and executive producer revealed that he has a specific person in mind when his character, Francis Underwood, offers his running commentaries to the camera. The asides are the most divisive element of the show — beloved by some fans, distracting for others.

Though he addresses his off-screen confidante as “you” throughout the show, Spacey says he isn’t talking to you, specifically. Unless you happen to go way back with Underwood.




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