Kadeem Hardison, Leon, Brett Gray, Daniel J. Watts Join ‘The Chi’ Season 6 Part 2

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Showtime’s hit series, ‘The Chi’, is gearing up for the second part of its sixth season, set to premiere on May 10. This installment will introduce four new recurring guest stars: Kadeem Hardison, Leon, Brett Gray, and Daniel J. Watts.

In Season 6 Part 1, the narrative explored the complexities of relationships against a backdrop of societal challenges in Chicago’s South Side. Emmett and Kiesha faced trials in their union due to Emmett’s risky association with Douda after the repercussions of Q’s murder. Victor’s tangled past affected his newfound role in city politics. Jada and Darnell feared for their son, Emmett, following a life-threatening move, while other characters navigated personal and professional successes and losses.

READ: Showtime Announces Premiere Date for ‘The Chi’ Season 6 Part 2, Unveils Trailer

Kadeem Hardison joins as Professor Gardner, a college literature professor. Leon takes on the role of Alonzo, a street-savvy attorney with ties to Alicia. Brett Gray plays Damien, a character set to impact Emmett’s life significantly. Daniel J. Watts embodies Pastor Ezekiel, a charismatic pastor of a megachurch.

‘The Chi’, created by Lena Waithe and executive produced by Waithe and Common, delves into the lives of interconnected residents on Chicago’s South Side, emphasizing themes of connection and redemption.

The upcoming season promises to continue the gripping storytelling that has resonated with audiences. As the series explores the characters’ journeys, it remains grounded in the challenges and experiences of the South Side community.

The ensemble cast includes Alex Hibbert, Yolonda Ross, Shamon Brown Jr., Michael V. Epps, Luke James, and Curtiss Cook, with guest stars such as Lynn Whitfield, Jill Marie Jones, Kandi Burruss, and La La Anthony.

The record-breaking Season 6 premiere hinted at the unpredictable trajectory the series is taking. Emmett and Kiesha’s relationship, Victor’s political foray, and the business ventures of characters like Rob and Tiff were central to the initial episodes. The second part of the season is expected to maintain the tension and high stakes that have become hallmarks of ‘The Chi’.

Set against the backdrop of Chicago, the series has gained acclaim for its portrayal of contemporary issues and its ensemble cast’s performances.

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