Sandra Oh to star in new Netflix comedy series The Chair

'Let's shake this place up.'

The incomparable Sandra Oh (Grey's Anatomy, Killing Eve) is back in an upcoming Netflix comedy series called the The Chair.

The 2-time Grammy Award winner plays Dr Ji-Yoon Kim, who faces many challenges in her new role as the chair of the English Department at a prestigious university, run by a male-heavy board.

Ji-Yoon is faced with a unique set of challenges as the first woman in 179 years to chair the department, and as one of the few staff members of colour at the university. Can she save the sinking ship? 

Also starring Jay Duplass, Holland Taylor, Bob Balaban, Nana Mensah, David Morse, and Everly Carganilla and penned by Game of Thrones showrunners Dan Weiss and David Benioff. 

The Chair premiers on Netflix August 20. 

Source: YouTube/Netflix/Instagram/iamsandraohinsta

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