Structuring the final season in such a way and abandoning the footage of Spacey seems to be the best thing that the show do in order to move forward and avoid some of the distractions that they would have had otherwise.
Variety reported last month that House of Cards producers were contemplating killing off Spacey's character - the devious political animal Frank Underwood - to focus on Wright's Claire Underwood as a way to salvage season 6.
While the series is one of Netflix's flagship productions, Sarandos also explained that it was important for the the show to continue so the some-2000 Baltimore-area workers and artisans who make House Of Cards happen could return to their jobs.
Netflix has now confirmed it will begin production of the final season and that Robin Wright will star in the eight episode arc. The season will contain eight episodes and bring a "good, creative conclusion" to the series, Sarandos said.
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Netflix had also worked with Spacey on a movie in which the actor stars as the late writer Gore Vidal.
Production on "House of Cards" remains suspended through the end of the year.
Kevin Space and Robin Wright in "House of Cards". As more allegations surfaced, Spacey's representative told the press that the actor was seeking treatment.
Wright's character, Claire Underwood, finished season five by winning election as the first USA female president after wresting power from her husband.
Following Rapp's allegation, Spacey said in a post on Twitter he does not remember the alleged incident.