In the new series of Netflix Chair, Sandra Oh plays a British professor who has been appointed Head of her department, who she likens to “a positive time bomb assigned to” because of how much chaos exists among the staff. hers. In New Year’s Eve KillingOh has proven that she can deftly maneuver between dark, brutal situations as well as ink-black comedies, often in the same breath; and reviews from the new trailer for Chair, she will continue to showcase her talent as she transitions from comedy to drama again.
Oh plays Dr. Ji-Yoon Kim, the first female chairwoman of the English department at a fictional liberal arts college called Pembroke University. In her new role, she finds herself up against a generation of old professors she’s currently the boss of, including Holland Taylor and Bob Balaban. To further complicate her professional life, she may have a crush on her colleague Bill Dobson, played by a particularly irritable, absent-minded professor Jay Duplass. But that’s not only problematic because she’s his boss, he’s also monitored by the controversial remarks he makes to his students and his career as a result. may be in danger.
The new series is co-created, co-written and co-executed by Amanda Peet, who says she wrote the part with Oh in mind and “follows her” until she says yes. Peet, very similar Olivia Wilde before her, also added that the show’s setting had a “no bad guy” policy and that by casting veteran actors Balaban, Taylor, and David Morse, they “won the lottery with this cast”.
Peet, Oh, David Benioff and DB Weiss also co-produce the series, which will premiere on Netflix on August 20.
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