The Showtime has renewed the series for The Chi Season 2. The Chi is short for Chicago. The network didn’t wait for the end of the first season and renewed it just after four episodes. It is one of the most anticipated shows of Showtime. It stands as the best Showtime series debut since ‘Billions’ in 2016. The show equalizes four million weekly spectators in multi-platform viewing.
The Chi follows the story of a group of residents at South Chicago. Their life changes when they have to deal with a murder in their locality. Moreover, they become linked by coincidence but bonded by the demand for juncture and retrieval on the city’s South Side.
All Cast Updates For The Chi Season 2
The Chi has a lot of updates about their cast for Season 2. Moreover, many speculations have surfaced about the series. Here are all the news about the Cast of The Chi Season 2 –
Three Members Are Promoted As Series Regular
Deadline has reported that three members of the prior season will now be series regulars. They are Barton Fitzpatrick, Shamon Brown Jr., and Michael Epps. Fitzpatrick pursued the character of Reg. Shamon portrays as Papa. Whereas, Epps play the role of Jake.
Variety reported in September that the second installment of this drama would have three new members.
Curtiss Cook will portray the character of Douda. Douda is a prosperous businessman and enthusiast who becomes a mentor to Brandon. Curtiss Cook is known for his role in A Black Man Acting, Luke Cage and House of Cards.
Kimberly Hebert Gregory
Kimberly Hebert Gregory will pursue the role of Kimberly Hendricks. Hendricks is a razor-sharp law attorney operating on behalf of Ronnie (Ntare Guma Mbaho Mwine). Gregory is known for his roles in Saves the World, Better Call Saul, Brooklyn Nine-Nine, and Devious Maids.
Carl Lumbly will characterize Walter Dion Burkes. Burkes is the originator of the 63rd St. Mob. Lumbly is recognized for her roles in NCIS Los Angeles and Supergirl.
The Rest Of The Cast For Season 2 Of The Chi
The entire lead cast of The Chi Season 1 will return for the second installment of the show. Therefore, we can assume Jason Mitchell as Brandon Johnson, Jacob Latimore as Emmett Washington, Ntare Guma Mbaho Mwine as Ronnie Davis, Tiffany Boone as Jerrika Little, Yolonda Ross as Jada Washington, and Alex Hibbert as Kevin Williams will feature in The Chi Season 2.
Jason Mitchell Talks About The Chi Season 2
Jason Mitchell, who characterize Brandon Johnson, expressed his thoughts about the second installment of the show. Mitchell said he is super excited about Season 2 because it’s so wide open, and it’s going to get more real.
Mitchell also talked about the theme of the show and vision of Lena Waithe, the creator of the show. He said that everybody had done as much good as they do bad. It is just such a human show, and that is what makes Lena’s narrative so magnificent. He added that she (Lena) is an excellent person and never mind putting herself out there, and ended by saying that ‘She kills it.’
Premiere Date For Season 2 Of The Chi
The second installment of The Chi is under production. Showtime has not revealed any premiere date for the Chi Season 2. However, it is confirmed to premiere in 2019.