Netflix’s original flagship series House of Cards will end with its upcoming sixth and final season, EW has confirmed. While no official renewal announcement had previously been made, the series began shooting the final season two weeks ago.

The announcement that the forthcoming sixth season will be its last comes less than 24-hours after the series star Kevin Spacey became embroiled in sexual misconduct allegations, euronews reported.

Actor Anthony Rapp has claimed in a published interview that when he was a 14-year-old, Spacey made unwanted sexual advances, in 1986.

House of Cards creator Beau Willimon on Twitter:

According to bloomberg, shares of Netflix fell 0.6 percent to $198.37 at the close in New York. They have gained 60 percent this year as the global streaming service’s subscriber base swelled to more than 109 million.