‘The Chi’ is in talks to come up with season 5 and here’s what we know

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Recently it was revealed that “The Chi” has been renewed for Season 5! The series is in the talks of having a 5th season just after the series aired its Season 4 finale.

“The Chi” was built and is executive produced by Lena Waithe. It is also executive produced by Common, Aaron Kaplan, Rick Famuyiwa, Derek Dudley and Shelby Stone of ID8 Multimedia, Rishi Rajani, and showrunner Justin Hillian. Produced entirely in its namesake city, the series is produced by 20th Television.

Season 4 of the series showcased the benefits and challenges of neighbourhood patrolling on the South Side after Jake who is played by Michael V. Epps has a fateful run-in with a group of officers. On the other hand the lives of newlyweds Emmett and Tiff who is played by guest star Hannah Hall deal with the consequences of his affair with Dom played by guest star La La Anthony by exploring an open marriage. While, Kiesha wrestles with her pregnancy, while Jada (Yolonda Ross) courageously faces a health crisis.

Meanwhile, Trig and Imani portrayed by guest star Jasmine Davis are on a personal mission to help their community.

As per Variety, guest stars this season also include Tabitha Brown as Octavia, a successful interior designer vying to adopt Kiesha’s baby; Jason Weaver as Rashaad “Shaad” Marshall, an old friend of Trig’s struggling to rebuild his life after being released from prison; Vic Mensa as Jamal, whose fight to get help for his family places him at odds with Trig and Tracy (guest star Tai Davis), who organize an underground community protection squad; and Da Brat as LaPorsha, a truck driver whose arrival in town impacts Nina (guest star Tyla Abercrumbie) and Dre’s (guest star Miriam A. Hyman) strained relationship. Cook and James were also upped to series regulars this season.


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