Netflix confirms they’ve successfully acquired the “broadcast” rights to the upcoming show House of Cards, a David Fincher-produced show with Kevin Spacey in lead role. The only bummer is that it’s not coming until late 2012. Ugh. [Netflix via Engadget]
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