Boris McGiver
Boris McGiver plays journalist Tom Hammerschmidt in “House of Cards.” In this photo, the actor attends the Netflix’s “House Of Cards” New York Premiere at Alice Tully Hall on Jan. 30, 2013 in New York City. Getty Images/Jemal Countess

Boris McGiver’s journalist character Tom Hammerschmidt was one of the most relentless nemesis the Underwood couple had to face in “House of Cards” Season 5, and because of his persistence, Frank’s (Kevin Spacey) chief of staff Doug Stamper (Michael Kelly) was forced to take the fall for him.

McGiver does not think Stamper’s fall would be enough for Tom because ultimately, Stamper wasn’t responsible for the death of his colleague Zoe Barnes (Kate Mara).

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So if “House of Cards” will push through next season, McGiver hopes he will continue with his pursuit of justice. “Ooh, I would love to see it get hairier and deeper. Even to the point of getting to investigate the President [Claire Underwood] herself and her involvement and maybe [Frank], who’s been left out. Then, with this, you know, is there gonna be a pardon? And does [Frank] become more of a source, because clearly he was the source this season,” he told Yahoo! TV.

“It seems like it’ll get really wonderfully, eerily and disgustingly baroque I think. This is my hope, that it gets weirdly baroque and difficult,” he added.

Earlier, McGiver told The Hollywood Reporter that Tom is hell-bent on taking the Underwoods down because he feels some sort of guilt for his neglect of Zoe. “Zoe was sort of under his wing and care. There was a parental, child thing and he felt that he [expletive] up, he didn’t treat her properly and he didn’t take care of that relationship,” he explained.

Should Tom succeed in his mission, McGiver said the show would be sending a positive message to dirty politicians like Frank that they cannot escape their crimes. “The hope is certainly, in Tom’s mind, that I take them down and [Frank] pays for it and he goes to jail. Will they actually pay for it? I’m going to leave that up to the writers. It would send a great message because this show hits some deep chords with people across all spectrums, including the political spectrum,” he said.

“House of Cards” Season 5 premiered on May 30 on Netflix.