Netflix has debuted a sneak peek at the brand new half-hour comedy series The Chair, which is written by Amanda Peet (Dirty John) and stars Emmy-nominated Sandra Oh (Killing Eve) as a newly appointed head of the English department at a prestigious college; check out the teaser below….
The Chair follows Dr. Ji-Yoon Kim (Sandra Oh) as she navigates her new role as the Chair of the English department at prestigious Pembroke University. Ji-Yoon is faced with a unique set of challenges as the first woman to chair the department, and as one of the few staff members of color at the university.
Starring Sandra Oh as Professor Ji-Yoon Kim; Jay Duplass as Professor Bill Dobson; Holland Taylor as Professor Joan Hambling; Bob Balaban as Professor Elliot Rentz; Nana Mensah as Professor Yaz McKay; David Morse as Dean Paul Larson; Everly Carganilla as Ju-Hee “Ju Ju” Kim; among others. The series is written by Amanda Peet who also acts as showrunner and executive producer.
The Chair streams on Netflix from August 20th, 2021.