House of Cards writers Frank Pugliese and Melissa James have been promoted to showrunners of the Netflix political drama, the streaming service announced Friday. Both Pugliese and James joined the show in 2013 and will now take over creative control for the show's fifth season as creator Beau Willmon departs.
Netflix宣布《纸牌屋》编剧Frank Pugliese和Melissa James成为该剧制片人。这两位编剧都是2013年就开始加入剧组,由于原来的制片人Beau Willmon的离开,这两位将会接下《纸牌屋》第五季制片人的位子。

"I welcome Frank and Melissa in their new roles on House of Cards and look forward to collaborating with them and our creative team on Season Five," said executive producer Kevin Spacey in a statement.
“欢迎Frank和Melissa成为《纸牌屋》制片人,我们非常期待他们和我们团队通力合作制作出精彩的第五季,”本局执行制片人Kevin Spacey说。

The news comes just one week ahead of the House of Cards Season 4 premiere on March 4, where Frank (Spacey) and Claire (Robin Wright) will have to learn to put aside their differences if they want to get back into the White House.

"We and the rest of the House of Cards writers look forward to the next chapter of the reign of Underwood," said Gibson and Pugliese.