The chair is an American comedy-drama series streaming on television. The series was created by Annie Julia and Amanda Peet. And produced by Tyler Romary and Hameed Shaukat, Executive producers include Amanda Peet, David Benioff, D.B Weiss, Bernie Caulfield, Daniel Gray Longino, and Sandra Oh. The cinematography and editors for the series are Jim Frohna and Jay Deuby, Stacy Moon respectively. The story is about Ji-Yoon Kim, a newly appointed chair of the English department at Pembroke university. She is the first woman to be appointed to get into such a position at the university.
The story is about her attempt at the tenure of a young black colleague. The production companies include BLB Nice Work Ravelli and which is distributed by Netflix, which is also its original networking website. The rating of the series on Netflix is TV-MA, which means that only the mature audience can view the series. The reason to watch this series is for the portrayal of Korean American Women explored in pop culture. The series has only one season till now, fans wanted to know more about the series. In short, they want The Chair Season 2, so, here we will give you some latest information about the same.
The Chair Season 2 Release Date
The series was released in the year 2021, August 20 on Netflix. It consists of six episodes in total under season one. The running time of the series is 30 minutes.
Can we expect a season 2 of the series? Netflix has not updated anything about the arrival of The Chair season 2, there is no official announcement yet. The series got its place in the top ten (10) list on Netflix, since it debuted on the streamer on August 20, which is of course a very big success and a good sign that the series will have more episodes. But, we have to wait until we hear it from the crew.
The Chair Season 2 Story and Plot
The series consists of six episodes namely Brilliant Mistake (1), The Faculty Party (2), The Town Hall (3), Don’t kill Bill (4), The Last Bus In Town (5), and The Chair (6) respectively. The story portrays the struggles that people of color still face within the ivory towers of higher education. It has an audience rating of 4.3 out of 5. The story is well-scripted with a back story of family life and relationships. The storyline of the series is about a woman of color to becomes the first chairperson of the English department at a major university, she tries to meet the demands of the university. The woman also adopts a daughter by the name Ju-Hee who prefers to go by JuJu-is a bit of a handful. Not only is Ji-Yoon copying with impossible standards but she also adopts a daughter trying her best to share her Korean heritage and also respects her background at the same time.
The English department to which Ji-Yoon is appointed is already dealing with low enrolment issues with a few old-age people who are refusing to retire. But luckily, she has a close friend professor Joan Hambling who helps her to face the demands of her new role at the university. She is portrayed as a common woman who is busy, hardworking, taking care of her family. Later she’s at a point where she wants to make some changes in the institution. In the first year, she teaches about patriarchy, sexism, ageism, the struggles of a single mom, and what it feels to be stuck in two different cultures. The chair is about many things, on the whole, it teaches that educational institutions are a place where life begins for young people, where they try to explore themselves.
The Chair Season 2 Cast
The main characters in the movie are Sandra Oh as Ji-Yoon Kim, Jay Duplass as Bill Dobson, Bob Balaban as Eliot Rentz, Nana Mensah as Yaz McKay, Everly Carganilla as Ju-Hee, and a few more characters. Recurring characters include Ji Lee as Habi, Ron Crawford, Ella Rubin as Dafna, Mallory Low as Lila, Jordan Tyson as Capri, Marcia Debonis as Laurie, Bob Stephenson as IT guy, Cliff Chamberlain as Ronny. The series has one guest role namely David Duchovny. The overall character set is very well-built, adding much more perfection to the story. Each one individually has done a very great and flawless job through their acting skills which can be seen on the screen. The crew is a massive reason for the successful outcome of this series.
The Chair Season 2 Trailer
The season 2 trailer is not out yet as there is no official information about the same. So, you can watch the trailer by clicking on the above link. And in case you want to watch the whole season 1 then you can reach to Netflix.