Sandra Oh to Star in Netflix’s “The Chair”

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Sandra Oh has been tapped to lead a new dramedy for Netflix. 

The Grey’s Anatomy alum and Killing Eve star has landed her major gig in Amanda Peet’s The Chair. 

Peet co-wrote the script with screenwriter Annie Julia Wyman. She will also serve as showrunner and will executive produce alongside Oh. 

According to the streamer, the six-episode half-hour series is “centered around the Chair of an English department at a major university,” played by Oh. Also attached to star is The Morning Show’s Jay Duplass in an unknown role. 

Peet is primarily known for her acting roles including Brockmire, The Romanoffs as well as roles in Saving Silverman, Something’s Gotta Give, and Jack & Jill.