The Chi

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  • TV-MA
  • Genre(s): Drama
  • Release year: 2018
On Chicago's south side, an average day finds kids prepping for school as their parents head off to work, young adults trying to make a living, and the elders keeping an eye on things from their front porches. But in this tough neighborhood, real... read more
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On Chicago's south side, an average day finds kids prepping for school as their parents head off to work, young adults trying to make a living, and the elders keeping an eye on things from their front porches. But in this tough neighborhood, real dangers threaten daily to squelch dreams, and the simplest decisions can have life or death consequences. The Chi is a powerful coming-of-age drama series about an interconnected group of working-class African-Americans who remind us that no matter what, the human spirit is strong and hope never dies.

Original Release

01/07/2018 on SHO

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Cast

Ntare Guma Mbaho Mwine Ronnie Davis
Jacob Latimore Emmett Washington
Alex R. Hibbert Kevin Williams
Shamon Brown Jr. Stanley 'Papa' Jackson
Michael Epps Jake Taylor
Yolonda Ross Jada Washington
Birgundi Baker Kiesha Williams
Tyla Abercrumbie Nina Williams
Jason Mitchell Brandon Johnson
Hannaha Hall Tiffany
(see additional cast & crew)
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Directors

Jet Wilkinson, David Rodriguez, Tanya Hamilton, Darren Grant, Justin Tipping, Rebecca Rodriguez, Zetna Fuentes, Cheryl Dunye, Carl Seaton, Salli Richardson-Whitfield, Roxann Dawson, Rashaad Ernesto Green, Rick Famuyiwa, Alonso Alvarez, Gandja Monteiro, Samantha Bailey

Writers

Justin Hillian, Marcus Gardley, Casallina Cathy Kisakye, Nambi E. Kelley, Ricardo Gamboa, Dime Davis, Cinque Henderson, Lena Waithe, Ayanna Floyd, Joseph C. Wilson, Elwood Reid, J. David Shanks, Adam Glass, Jewel Coronel, Rasheed Newson, T.J. Brady, Lolis Eric Elie, Terri Kopp, Mike Flynn, Sylvia L. Jones, Jade Branion

Creators

Lena Waithe

Cast

Ntare Guma Mbaho Mwine Ronnie Davis
Jacob Latimore Emmett Washington
Alex R. Hibbert Kevin Williams
Shamon Brown Jr. Stanley 'Papa' Jackson
Michael Epps Jake Taylor
Yolonda Ross Jada Washington
Birgundi Baker Kiesha Williams
Tyla Abercrumbie Nina Williams
Jason Mitchell Brandon Johnson
Hannaha Hall Tiffany
Genesis Denise Hale Maisha
Barton Fitzpatrick Reg Taylor
Armando Riesco Det. Armando Cruz
Curtiss Cook Otis 'Douda' Perry
Tiffany Boone Jerrika Little
Cedric Young Sonny
Tai Davis Tracy Roxboro
David Alan Anderson Greavy
LaDonna Tittle Miss Ethel Davis
Corey Hendrix Curtis

Producers

Common Executive Producer
Rick Famuyiwa Executive Producer
Lena Waithe Executive Producer
Shelby Stone Executive Producer
Derek Dudley Executive Producer
Aaron Kaplan Executive Producer
Jet Wilkinson Executive Producer
Adam Glass Executive Producer
T.J. Brady Executive Producer
Rasheed Newson Executive Producer
Ayanna Floyd Executive Producer
Joseph C. Wilson Executive Producer
David Rodriguez Executive Producer
Elwood Reid Executive Producer
Terri Kopp Executive Producer
Marcus Gardley Executive Producer
Justin Hillian Executive Producer
Kelly A. Manners Producer
Chris McGinn Producer
Barry M. Berg Producer
Erin Mitchell Producer
J. David Shanks Producer
Lolis Eric Elie Producer
Jewel Coronel Producer
Sara Guillen Producer
Christopher J. Connolly Producer

Editors

Hunter M. Via, Sharidan Williams-Sotelo, Victoria Grimsley, Scott Powell, Tamara Luciano, Scott Ashby, Jordan Goldman, David Lebowitz, Dinara Aprymova, Casey Brown, Augie Robles, Lauren Pendergrass

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