Showtime has released the official trailer for the upcoming third season of their hit drama series The Chi, which is scheduled to return on Sunday, July 10. Created and executive produced by Emmy winner Lena Waithe (Boomerang, Master of None) and executive produced by Academy Award winner Common (Selma), season three will be featuring Waithe in a recurring role for a multi-episode arc as a Chicago mayoral candidate. Check out the video in the player below!
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The Chi is a timely coming-of-age story centering on a group of residents who become linked by coincidence but bonded by the need for connection and redemption. The cast includes Jason Mitchell (Mudbound, Straight Outta Compton), Ntare Guma Mbaho Mwine (Queen of Katwe), Jacob Latimore (Sleight), Alex Hibbert (Moonlight), Yolonda Ross (Treme) and Armando Riesco (Bull).
Produced entirely in its namesake city, season two of The Chi spotlights Brandon’s (Mitchell) ambitious plan for his food truck business. Emmett (Latimore) makes an effort to grow up and get custody of his son, while his mother Jada (Ross) discovers a new life of her own. Kevin (Hibbert) reckons with trauma as he strengthens bonds with his buddies. Ronnie (Mwine) attempts to reclaim his life, while Detective Cruz (Riesco) launches a new investigation.
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In addition to Waithe and Common, Ayanna Floyd Davis (Empire, Hannibal), Aaron Kaplan (Santa Clarita Diet, Divorce), Rick Famuyiwa (Dope), and Derek Dudley and Shelby Stone of Freedom Road Productions served as executive producers on season two. The Chi is produced by Fox 21 Television Studios.
The Chi Season 3
The Chi Season 3