'House of Cards' creator knows why TV viewers are attracted to villains
Beau Willimon talks to Haaretz about the timelessness of the show and his work for Hillary Clinton.
‘House of Cards’ is not about politics but about power,” says Beau Willimon, the creator of this new television series, which is set on Capitol Hill in Washington and follows the machinations of an unscrupulous politician. The protagonist is Francis “Frank” Underwood, a Democrat, who is the House Majority Whip. As the series begins, he falls victim to a political betrayal. The rest of the...
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