house of cards

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Synonyms for house of cards

a speculative scheme that depends on unstable factors that the planner cannot control


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an unstable construction with playing cards

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Beau Willimon, creator of the US version of House Of Cards, said Reg was "loved by everyone".
He won an Emmy for his role as rib shack owner Freddy Hayes in House Of Cards, and played Norman Wilson in The Wire.
First, as Norman Wilson, a devious political adviser in The Wire, and then as Freddy Hayes, the barbecue chef in House of Cards.
Speaking about the urgent need for support, Simon Community spokesman Sam McGuinness said; "This Christmas we are calling on the business community to support our House of Cards Appeal to raise vital funds and to stand in solidarity with people experiencing homelessness in Ireland today.
Casting doubt over the hit political drama's future, Netflix said it was working with House of Cards studio Media Rights Capital to "evaluate our path forward as it relates to the show".
Netflix said: "We will not be involved in any further production of House of Cards that includes Kevin Spacey.
Anurag Kashyap is venturing into the digital space with Netflix's Sacred Games, and the director said his perspective about the platform changed when he started watching Kevin Spacey-Robin Wright starrer House of Cards .
By: Egypt Today staff CAIRO -- 6 August 2017: American hit drama series House of Cards is expected to be nominated for a seventh Emmy Award for 2017, announced on Friday.
Proving that a washing machines can be the star of a viral video, LG Electronics' House of Cards video was the recipient of an AME Award in the category of branded entertainment.
Each year, fans brace themselves for a new season of House of Cards, a more ruthless Frank Underwood, an unfeeling Claire Underwood and their posse of cut-throat White House executives.
With the long-anticipated third season of the classic Twin Peaks having debuted this past weekend, and the fifth season of the political drama House of Cards just a few days away, it's shaping up to be a banner week for TV aficionados.
HOUSE of Cards star Robin Wright has told of her shock at discovering she is paid less than co-star Kevin Spacey - despite being told they earn the same.
Last fall, Virgin America launched a partnership with Netflix to bring its full catalogue of award-winning films and television shows to the skies -- including the hit series House of Cards -- complete with a House of Cards and Netflix branded aircraft.
Now 20 years on from the iconic movie, the 42-year-old hasn't been away as such, but has been quietly working away on smaller indie projects and US TV shows - and next up is a role in the widely acclaimed Netflix series House Of Cards.