Sandra Oh Will Star In A Brand New Netflix Dramedy From The “Game Of Thrones” Creators
She'll star & executive produce!
The Grey's Anatomy alum is coming back with another series to satisfy your longing for Cristina Yang. Right now, you can catch her playing a game of cat and mouse on BBC's Killing Eve. You'll soon be able to watch Sandra Oh's show The Chair when it comes to Netflix Canada.
According to Deadline, we'll be getting six half-hour long episodes. They'll come from Game of Thrones creators David Benioff and D.B. Weiss, and executive producer Bernie Caulfield, as well as The Good Wife alum Amanda Peet.
Benioff and Peet have been married since 2006. Variety claims that in August 2019, Benioff and Weiss "signed a rich multi-year overall deal at Netflix, with The Chair serving as the first series they have produced under that deal."
Oh will executive produce and star in the series, following her experience as the star and co-executive producer of Killing Eve.
Variety reported that the show "centers on the Chair of an English department at a major university, who will be played by Oh."
Her only confirmed co-star according to IMDb is Jay Duplass who you may know from Transparent or The Mindy Project. Variety writes that he currently has an unspecified role.
Right now, the only content you can find on Netflix Canada that stars Oh is her nine-year tenure on Grey's Anatomy and the 2016 comedy-drama Catfight where she starred opposite Anne Heche and Alicia Silverstone.
Her role as Eve Polastri opposite Jodie Comer has been on screen for two seasons andwith a third season this year.
The 48-year-old has won two Golden Globes for her starring TV roles including Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series in 2006 for Grey's Anatomy. In 2019, she won Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Drama for her role in Killing Eve.
She appeared at the 2020 Oscars this year and presented an award alongside Ray Romano, though she didn't have any nominations. She also totally stole the hearts of fans when shefor Parasite after their first win of the night.
IMDb claims that Oh will also have a leading voice role in the animated series Invincible, with no set release date yet.