The Chair is an American comedy-drama series and academy drama that premiered exclusively on Netflix on August 20, 2021. Amand Peet and Annie Julia Wyman authored the drama series. Six episodes were included in the first season. Sandra Oh (Dr. Ji Yoon Kim), Jay Duplass(Dr. Bill Dobson), Bob Balaban, (Dr. Elliot Rentz), Everly Careilla (“Ju Ju”) Kim), Nana Mensah (“Dr. Yaz McKay”), David Morse (Dean Paul Larson), Holland Taylor (Dr. Joan Hambling span>
The drama series takes place at Pembroke University. There, Professor Ji Yoon Kim has been appointed as the chair of the English department. Ji Yoon Kim becomes the first female to assume this role. She also tries out her crush, friend, and colleague Bill Dobinson. She also tries and teaches her daughter how to be a parent, despite her stubborn nature.
Where to Watch?
The Chair, a Netflix original, is now available for streaming on Netflix. The academic drama series will also be available for free on an OTT platform with a basic plan. The Chair is a Netflix Exclusive. People should not expect that the show will be available on other OTT platforms including Hulu and Amazon Prime Video.
To survive, Netflix will avail as many originals possible, else people would leave, and their numbers would also fall drastically.
What’s the release date for The Chair Season 2?
First, let’s note that Netflix has not yet renewed “The Chair,” as of writing. The original season premiered on August 20, 2021. Therefore, Netflix will wait to see how people react to the show’s second season. There are still reasons to be hopeful.
The show seems to be a hit with subscribers. Shortly after its launch, the show was one of Netflix’s top ten most-watched TV series. According to Rotten Tomatoes, the show is a big hit with audiences and critics alike.
Assuming Netflix renews The Chair for Season 2 soon, production could start soon. Most shows only have one season between seasons. Therefore, fans should expect another episode to be released around August or Sept 2022. There are also delays caused by the COVID-19 epidemic that could make things more complicated.
Who’s in the cast for The Chair Season 2?
The event “The Chair”, Season 2, will see many of the same cast returning. Sandra Oh would likely be returning as Dr. Ji-Yoon. This character was the one who endured each ordeal in the first season. It is unlikely that things will get easier for future episodes. Therefore, more adventures are likely to come.
Jay Duplass is joining Oh for more on “The Chair”, a director best known for making mumblecore films like the “The Puffy Chair”, and “Jeff Who Lives at Home” movies. However, he has also appeared in movies like “Paper Towns,” “The Oath,” and “Horse Girl.”
Bob Balaban will return as Dr. Elliot Rentz, Holland Taylor will play Dr. Joan Hambling and David Morse is Dean Paul Larson. Everly Karganilla will portray Ju-Heekim, Nana Mensah the role of Dr. Yaz McCKay. Expect some new faces as well, as with any new school year.