Amanda Peet and her husband David Benioff, and Dan Weiss, David’s professional partner have produced an upcoming Netflix dramedy series that is called “The Chair”. Peet is the showrunner and executive producer for The Chair, with Annie Wyman, the writer, and professor of the series who is co-writing the pilot episode.
Sandra Oh, the series’ lead actress, will is also going to Bidar executive producer. Benioff and Weiss’ production firm called Bighead Littlehead will also produce Netflix’s “The Chair”.
Is There a Release Date and Trailer for Season One of The Chair?
Netflix said previously in May that “The Chair” would be available on its streaming service on 27 August 2021, but the date has since been modified. “The Chair” will now be available on Netflix on 20 August 2021, just one week ahead of its initial release date that was previously decided.
On 30 June 2021, Netflix announced the first sneak peek for “The Chair”, which also confirmed the new release date. Within weeks, a complete trailer was released by Netflix.
What’s the Storyline of The Chair?
The Chair’s plot is mostly unknown, however, it has been established that Ji-Yoon, the character to be played by Sandra Oh is the first female Chair of the English department at Pembroke University, and she is up against formidable odds. Professor Joan Hambling, the role to be portrayed by Taylor, who is a funny, straight-talking English professor in the department, and also a personal friend and confidante of hers. While this information is very little, we can be sure that the series will highlight Ji Yoon’s struggles as being the first Asian woman to hold such a high position in that sector, as well as deliver plenty of comic moments along the way.
The Cast of The Chair
The upcoming Netflix show has cast Sandra Oh, Jay Duplass, Holland Taylor, Nana Mensah, Bob Balaban, David Morse, Everly Carganilla, Ji Yong Lee, Mallory Low, Marcia DeBonis, Ron Crawford, Ella Rubin, and Bob Stephenson. Overall, it will be interesting to watch how Ji Yoon will overcome all the obstacles in her path and prove her worth to everyone.