EXCLUSIVE: Emmy winner Holland Taylor is about as a lead reverse Sandra Oh in Netflix’s The Chair, a brand new six-episode half-hour dramedy starring and government produced by Killing Eve‘s Oh and co-starring Jay Duplass (Transparent, Outside In). It hails from Amanda Peet (The Romanoffs) and Game of Thrones creators David Benioff and D.B. Weiss.
Written and government produced by Peet, who additionally serves as showrunner, The Chair facilities on the chair of an English division at a serious college. Annie Julia Wyman co-wrote the pilot.
Taylor will play Professor Joan Hambling, a witty, no-nonsense English professor working within the division chaired
by Oh’s character, Ji-Yoon. The two are shut buddies and confidants.
Peet and Oh government produce with Peet’s husband, Benioff, Weiss and Bernie Caulfield.
Taylor most lately obtained her eighth Emmy nomination for Outstanding Supporting Actress for her flip as Ellen Kincaid, the studio government in Ryan Murphy’s Hollywood. Taylor gained an Emmy in 1997, her first nomination, for her memorable function as Judge Roberta Kittleson in The Practice. Among her different nominations have been 4 for her function as Evelyn Harper, the mom in Two and a Half Men. Her most up-to-date movie credit embrace The Stand In, Bill & Ted Face The Music and Bombshell. Taylor is repped by Gersh.