Michael Kelly Unsure If His Character Will Return To 'House Of Cards'


Michael Kelly is no more certain that he'll be featured in Season 3 of Netflix's "House of Cards" than you are.

At the end of Season 2, his character, Doug Stamper, was hit in the head with a rock, leaving viewers to wonder if Vice President Underwood's devilish advisor would live to see future seasons.

"I don't know -- they haven't officially said," Kelly told HuffPost Live's Alyona Minkovski in an interview on Friday. "And with television contracts, as an actor, when you sign those contracts you sign for a long time. So technically they still own me, but I don't know yet."

Kelly's just as eager to find out if he'll be returning as the rest of us.

"I've tried a lot [to find out], are you kidding me?" he said. "I wanna know! You go to the writers' room and there's black tarps over everything. You don't get to know anything."

But if the actor has his way, Doug Stamper's time on "House of Cards" won't be up just yet.

"I have my fingers crossed," he said. "It's my best job I've ever had and the greatest people I've ever worked with. We can be hopeful but if not, it was an incredible job."

Watch the rest of Michael Kelly's HuffPost Live conversation:

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