Robin Wright is in negotiations to star opposite Kevin Spacey in House of Cards, the recently announced first original series by Netflix [via THR]:
The hourlong political thriller, based on the book and British miniseries of the same name, comes from Media Rights Capital. The Social Network directorDavid Fincher is helming the pilot and will executive produce the series along with Eric Roth, Josh Donen and Spacey’s Trigger Street Productions partner Dana Brunetti. Beau Willimon (The Ides of March) wrote the pilot and will serve as an executive producer.
As previously announced, Netflix committed $100M for 26 episodes of the original series with plans to begin streaming it in late 2012.