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UK release date, cast and plot for new Netflix series

WOMAN of the moment Sandra Oh is getting ready to unleash her new series on Netflix.

The American actress is starring in new comedy-drama The Chair, which is VERY different to Killing Eve.


Sandra Oh leads the cast in Netflix's The Chair


Sandra Oh leads the cast in Netflix’s The ChairCredit: Netflix

When is The Chair season one?

The Chair will drop on Netflix on August 20, 2021, at 8am.

There will be six episodes for you watch all at once.

The series is written and produced by Netflix showrunner Amanda Peet.

Sandra Oh also acts as executive producer on the series.

Holland Taylor (right) joins Sandra in The Chair cast


Holland Taylor (right) joins Sandra in The Chair castCredit: Netflix

Who is in the cast of The Chair season one?

The series brings with it a star cast, which includes:

  • Sandra Oh as Professor Ji-Yoon Kim – The actress is known for Killing Eve and Grey’s Anatomy
  • Holland Taylor as Professor Joan Hambling – Holland is best known for The Practice and Two And A Half Men.
  • Jay Duplass as Professor Bill Dobson – He is best known for Togetherness and Transparent.
  • Bob Balaban as Professor Elliot Rentz – The actor is known for Close Encounters of the Third Kind and The Grand Budapest Hotel.
  • Nana Mensah as Professor Yaz McKay – The actress is known for King of Staten Island and Queen of Glory.
  • David Morse as Dean Paul Larso – Known for The Green Mile and The Hurt Locker.

What is The Chair about?

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 along the way.

Not only is she the first woman to chair the department, but she is also one of the few ethnic minority staff members at the university.

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