Sandra Oh to Star in New Netflix Series ‘The Chair’

Sandra Oh will star in Netflix’s “The Chair,” a new six-episode, half hour dramedy centered on the chair of an English department at a major university.

Oh (“Killing Eve,” “Grey’s Anatomy”) will also executive produce.

Jay Duplass (“Transparent,” Outside In) also stars.

Oh currently stars in and is a co-executive producer of BBC America’s “Killing Eve” for which she won a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a Drama Series, a Screen Actor’s Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series, a Critic’s Choice Award for Best Actress in a Drama Series and received Emmy Award nominations for Lead Actress in a Drama Series (2018 and 2019) and a BAFTA TV Award nomination for Best Leading Actress. Additionally, she co-hosted the 2019 Golden Globe Awards alongside Andy Samberg. She won a Golden Globe Award and a Screen Actors Guild Award for her role as Dr. Cristina Yang on the hit ABC series “Grey’s Anatomy,” as well as received multiple Emmy Award nominations. Previously, Sandra starred in the Fox Searchlight feature film Sideways, for which she won a Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture.

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Duplass began acting in 2012, when Jill Soloway cast him as series regular Josh Pfefferman in her Amazon TV series “Transparent.” The show won a Golden Globe for best comedy series and multiple Emmys, and Jay was nominated for a Critics’ Choice Award in 2016 for best supporting actor. Jay has starred in feature films including Lynn Shelton’s Outside In opposite Edie Falco, Pink Wall with Tatiana Maslany, Gillian Robespierre’s Landline and Miguel Arteta’s Beatriz At Dinner. Jay was also a recurring character in “The Mindy Project” and “Search Party.”

 

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