Netflix has today confirmed that they have renewed House of Cards for a third season ahead of the second seasons release, which is set to premiere in just two weeks.

Based on the BBC miniseries of the same name, House of Cards is a Netflix exclusive show set in present-day Washington DC and starring Kevin Spacey as the congress whip, determined to be promoted to the Vice President of the US, the show follows Spacey along a journey to become the second most important man in the country.

Since its original release on February 1st, the show has seen huge success, winning a bunch of Emmy and Golden Globe awards, and is set to reach even further heights after the second series is released in full on February 14th, and especially after the series makes it to its newly confirmed third season.

Netflix have yet to confirm when the series will be releasing exactly.

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