Sandra Oh She is one of the most recognized actresses on television. Her role as Dr. Christina Yang has allowed her to enjoy worldwide recognition and position herself as one of the most important personalities of Asian descent in the industry. However, fans were devastated after her departure from Grey’s Anatomy, a series to which she will not return, according to herself.
However, his projects beyond the successful — and extensive — ABC production have continued at a steady pace. In that sense, Netflix has released the first preview of The Chair, its latest comedy series, which stars Oh in the role of Dr. Ji-Yoon Kim., the new head of the English Department at the prestigious Pembroke University.
In the title, the Canadian actress of South Korean descent will share scenes with Jay Duplass, Holland Taylor, Nana Mensah, Bob Balaban, David Morse and Everly Carganilla. Ji Yong Lee, Mallor Low, Marcia Debonis, Ron Crawford, Ella Rubin, and Bob Stephenson.
It has also transpired that The chair features actress Amanda Peet, who in this case will serve as screenwriter, showrunner and executive producer. This last position will also be held by Sandra Oh.
What’s more, Game of Thrones creators David Benioff and DB Weiss, are also involved in this promising production.
As for its premiere date, the clip of almost a minute in length lets it be known that the tragicomedy series —of episodes— will have its arrival in the Netflix catalog on August 20, at least for the United States.
What is The chair about?
At a senior university, the first woman of color to become president tries to meet the dizzying demands and high expectations of a declining English department.