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The Chi 

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The Chi (short for Chicago) follows the lives of Emmett, Brandon, Ronnie and Kevin in the South Side neighborhood of Chicago after a fateful turn of events sends shock waves through the community but also connects them in unexpected ways.

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Lena Waithe
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Series cast summary:
Jason Mitchell ...  Brandon Johnson / ... 16 episodes, 2018-2019
Ntare Guma Mbaho Mwine ...  Ronnie Davis / ... 16 episodes, 2018-2019
Jacob Latimore ...  Emmett Washington / ... 15 episodes, 2018-2019
Alex R. Hibbert ...  Kevin Williams / ... 15 episodes, 2018-2019
Yolonda Ross ...  Jada Washington / ... 15 episodes, 2018-2019
Shamon Brown Jr. ...  Papa 15 episodes, 2018-2019
Armando Riesco ...  Detective Cruz 15 episodes, 2018-2019
Michael Epps ...  Jake 14 episodes, 2018-2019
Tiffany Boone ...  Jerrika Little / ... 13 episodes, 2018-2019
Barton Fitzpatrick ...  Reg 13 episodes, 2018-2019
David Alan Anderson David Alan Anderson ...  Greavy 11 episodes, 2018-2019
Birgundi Baker ...  Kiesha / ... 11 episodes, 2018-2019
Tyla Abercrumbie ...  Nina Williams / ... 11 episodes, 2018-2019
Tai Davis ...  Tracy Roxboro / ... 10 episodes, 2018-2019
Cedric Young Cedric Young ...  Sonny 10 episodes, 2018-2019
LaDonna Tittle LaDonna Tittle ...  Ethel / ... 10 episodes, 2018-2019
Hannaha Hall Hannaha Hall ...  Tiffany / ... 10 episodes, 2018-2019
José Antonio García ...  Mr. Gasca 10 episodes, 2018-2019
Sonja Sohn ...  Laverne Johnson 9 episodes, 2018
Steven Williams ...  Quentin Dickinson 9 episodes, 2018
Genesis Denise Hale Genesis Denise Hale ...  Maisha 9 episodes, 2018-2019
Aj Carr ...  Stick 8 episodes, 2018-2019
Curtiss Cook ...  Douda 8 episodes, 2019
Brian King ...  Detective Bill Wallace 7 episodes, 2018
Steve Casillas Steve Casillas ...  Luis 7 episodes, 2018-2019
Corey Hendrix ...  Curtis 7 episodes, 2018-2019
Julian Parker Julian Parker ...  Barry 7 episodes, 2018-2019
Crystal Anne Dickinson Crystal Anne Dickinson ...  Det. Alice Toussaint 7 episodes, 2019
Tosin Morohunfola ...  Trice 6 episodes, 2018
Malkia Stampley Malkia Stampley ...  Karen 6 episodes, 2018-2019
J. Nicole Brooks J. Nicole Brooks ...  Sgt. Clemmons 6 episodes, 2018-2019
Michael Island ...  Big Mike 6 episodes, 2018-2019
Mariah Gordon ...  Andrea 6 episodes, 2018
Curtis Toler Curtis Toler ...  JB 6 episodes, 2018-2019
Behzad Dabu ...  Amir 5 episodes, 2018-2019
Byron Bowers ...  Meldrick 5 episodes, 2018
Kristina Emerson ...  Sarah 5 episodes, 2018
Mickey O'Sullivan ...  Chef Dan 5 episodes, 2018-2019
Rolando Boyce ...  Darnell 5 episodes, 2019
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The Chi (short for Chicago) follows the lives of Emmett, Brandon, Ronnie and Kevin in the South Side neighborhood of Chicago after a fateful turn of events sends shock waves through the community but also connects them in unexpected ways.

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 January 2018 (USA) See more »

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Filming Locations:

Chicago, Illinois, USA

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16:9 HD
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Both Jason Mitchell and Alex Hibbert have acted in Oscar-nominated films: "Straight Outta Compton" and "Moonlight", respectively. Moonlight went on to win three awards for Best Supporting Actor (Mahershala Ali), Best Adapted Screenplay, and even Best Picture. See more »

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Entertaining? How about through the wall
29 January 2018 | by therealbenzSee all my reviews

The Chi is nothing to look past. From incredible character development to an intense plot this series will keep you on your toes. It's very hard to find an authentic series but this one is just that. Look no more The Chi has arrived.


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