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Industry Season 2 Trailer Introduces Jay Duplass, New Office Romances

The second season of HBO finance drama Industry premieres August 1, and the trailer teases new characters, emerging drama in the cutthroat industry, and office romances. Set one year after the global pandemic sent the market into chaos, Industry Season 2 sees Pierpoint's recent graduates take their careers to the next level. Pierpoint is demanding a return to work for all employees, "or else," meaning Harper (Myha’la Herrold), Yasmin (Marisa Abela), and Robert (Harry Lawtey) must do whatever it takes to win business and forge new alliances.
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Industry: Jay Duplass Raises the Stakes in Tense Season 2 Trailer — Watch

The grads of Industry are grads no more and in the new trailer for Season 2, they’re finally ready to stake their claim. In the finance drama’s upcoming eight-episode second season (which returns Monday, Aug. 1 at 9/8c on HBO and streaming on HBO Max), we pick up with the post-grads one year after the height of the global pandemic. “The market is ripping, and Pierpoint’s ‘back to work or else’ mandate has the trading floor more charged up and paranoid than ever,” reads the official description. “Now Harper (Myha’la Herrold), Yasmin (Marisa Abela) and Robert (Harry Lawtey) must drive new business and make new alliances both in and out of the office as Pierpoint and its junior bankers seek to take every advantage in a post-COVID world.”
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‘Industry’ Adds Jay Duplass, Sonny Poon Tip & Katrine De Candole To Season 2 Of HBO/BBC Series

Click here to read the full article. EXCLUSIVE: Jay Duplass (The Chair), Sonny Poon Tip (Holby City) and Katrine De Candole (Crow) are set as new series regulars opposite Myha’la Herrold for Season 2 of HBO/BBC’s investment banking drama Industry, from creators Mickey Down and Konrad Kay. Industry, produced by Bad Wolf, gives an insider’s view of the blackbox of “high finance” through the eyes of an outsider, Harper Stern (Herrold), a talented young woman from upstate New York. Following a group of young grads fueled by ambition, youth, romance and drugs, the series examines issues of gender, race, class and...
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Best Films 2021, 'Mogul Mowgli,' 'Swan Song,' Best Of 2021 Television, 'Mare Of Easttown,' Jay Duplass In 'The Chair'

Vulture film critic Alison Willmore joins us to share her picks for the best films of 2021. [REBROADCAST FROM September 13, 2021] A new film tells the story of a British Pakistani rapper whose path to stardom is jeopardized by a serious illness. Riz Ahmed, who co-wrote and stars in the film, and Bassam Tariq, who co-wrote and directed, join us to discuss the movie, “Mogul Mowgli.”
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‘The Chair’ Creator Amanda Peet, Stars Sandra Oh and Jay Duplass on Trusting Each Other and Shooting During COVID

It’s not every day that a debut writer-producer creates something that goes to the number one position on Netflix, but that’s what happened to Amanda Peet. Known as an actor in films such as “The Whole Nine Yards,” in 2021, Peet created “The Chair,” a comedy-drama series set at a fictional New England college. Sandra Oh stars as English department chair Ji-Yoon Kim opposite Jay Duplass as Kim’s recently widowed colleague and friend Bill Dobson. As the first woman of color in her position, Kim must balance issues of race at work (namely with senior faculty member Elliot Rentz, played by Bob Balaban), motherhood, friendships and romance.
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Jay Duplass on the Netflix 'Cancel Culture' Dramedy 'The Chair': 'We Knew It Would Be Dangerous'

Jay Duplass is the raging id at the heart of “The Chair,” a new Netflix miniseries that centers partly on an English professor whose tasteless joke lands him in the middle of a massive social-media fueled controversy. His actions also threaten his budding romance with the department’s chair, Ji-Yoon Kim (Sandra Oh), who also happens to be the first woman of color to lead the English faculty, and imperils her efforts to shake up a teaching staff that’s old, white, and out-of-touch.
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Why Amanda Peet made Jay Duplass show some skin in ‘The Chair’

It takes about a minute to realize how close Amanda Peet and Jay Duplass are. The two worked together on the HBO series "Togetherness," which ran for two seasons in 2015 and 2016. Duplass served as the co-showrunner, co-writer and co-director on that project with his brother, Mark Duplass, and Peet was one of their stars. The two reunited recently to make "The Chair," a Netflix series debuting Friday. They reversed roles on that show, with Peet as the showrunner, writer and executive producer and Duplass in a lead role.
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