TV News: Cards, Fortitude, Mech, Confirmation

House of Cards
Joel Kinnaman (“Suicide Squad,” “The Killing”) has joined Netflix’s political drama “House of Cards” for the upcoming fourth season which premieres March 4th.

It’s unclear who Kinnaman is playing, but he joins season four newcomers including Neve Campbell and Colm Feore. This marks Kinnaman’s first TV role since The Killing ended two years ago. [Source: The Live Feed]

Dennis Quaid, Michelle Fairley (“Game of Thrones”), Ken Stott (“The Lord of the Rings”), Robert Sheehan (“Misfits”) and Parminder Nagra (“The Blacklist”) have joined the cast of Pivot and Sky Atlantic’s Arctic Circle mystery drama “Fortitude” for its second season.

The gang joins returning cast members Sofie Grabol, Richard Dormer, Luke Treadaway, Sienna Guillory, Darren Boyd, Bjorn Hlynur Haraldsson, and Mia Jexen. In the film, a fresh murder rocks the community and plunges it into turmoil. [Source: The Live Feed]

Mech X-4
Disney XD has given a series order to the live-action sci-fi comedy series “MECH-X4” which stars Nathaniel James Potvin, Raymond Cham, Kamran Lucas and Pearce Joza. Shooting is underway in Vancouver ahead of a Fall premiere.

Steve Marmel created and will executive produce the series which centers on a team of four teenage boys who take on the responsibility of controlling a 120-foot tall robot to protect their city from danger. [Source: The Live Feed]

HBO has announced that “Confirmation” will debut April 16th at 8pm on the pay cable network. Kerry Washington, Wendell Pierce, Greg Kinnear, Jeffrey Wright, Eric Stonestreet, Jennifer Hudson, Dylan Baker, Erika Christensen, Kimberly Elise, Grace Gummer and Treat Williams star

Rick Famuyiwa helms from a script by Susannah Grant which details the explosive 1991 Clarence Thomas Supreme Court nomination hearings, which forever changed the way we think about sexual harassment, victims’ rights and race relations. [Source: Deadline]