Sandra Oh Stars in The Chair
by Staff Editors
(June 9, 2021 – Toronto, ON) This August look for a new mini-series on Netflix titled The Chair and starring Sandra Oh as Dr. Ji-Yoon Kim. The six 30-minute episodes follow Dr. Kim as she navigates her new role as the Chair of the English department at prestigious Pembroke University. The tightly paced series sees Dr. Kim facing a unique set of challenges as the first woman to chair the department, and as one of the few staff members of colour at the university.
The Chair sees Amanda Peet as executive producer, writer and showrunner. Joining Peet as executive producers are Sandra Oh, David Benioff, D.B. Weiss, Bernie Caulfield and Daniel Gray Longino. Writers are Peet, along with Annie Julia Wyman, Richard E. Robbins, Jennifer Kim and Andrea Troyer. Director of all episodes is Daniel Gray Longino.
Previously announced as launching August 27, The Chair will be available on Netflix on August 20, 2021.
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