Australian actor Cody Fern has joined the final season of House of Cards as “a new series regular.”
Fern, who also appeared in American Crime Story: The Assassination of Gianni Versace, was the 2014 winner of Australians in Film’s Heath Ledger Scholarship and like Ledger he is WA-born, being raised in the small mining town of Southern Cross.
Fern’s other credits include The Last Time I Saw Richard, The Tribes of Palos Verdes and the National Theatre’s production of War Horse.
The sixth and final season features Robin Wright, Diane Lane, Greg Kinnear, Michael Kelly, Jayne Atkinson, Patricia Clarkson, Constance Zimmer, Derek Cecil, Campbell Scott and Boris McGiver.
Production is now underway.