Season five of Showtime’s The Chi explores the many facets of Black love, including relationships with significant others, kids and family and community.
Produced entirely in Chicago, The Chi is a coming-of-age story centering on a group of residents on the city’s rough-and-tumble South Side who become linked by coincidence but bonded by connection and redemption.
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Season five’s cast includes Jacob Latimore (Like a Boss), Alex Hibbert (Moonlight), Yolonda Ross (Treme), Shamon Brown Jr., Michael V. Epps, Birgundi Baker, Luke James and Curtiss Cook (West Side Story). Kandi Burruss, La La Anthony, Jason Weaver and Iman Shumpert are set to return as guest stars for season five, along with Nia Jervier (Dear White People, Twenties), Carolyn Michelle Smith (Russian Doll, House of Cards), L’lerrét Jazelle, and Antonyah Allen.
Along with Emmy-winner Lena Waithe (Twenties, Boomerang), the series is executive produced by Oscar- and Emmy-winner Common (Selma), Aaron Kaplan (A Million Little Things, The Neighborhood), Rick Famuyiwa (Dope), Derek Dudley and Shelby Stone of ID8 Multimedia, Rishi Rajani, CEO of Hillman Grad Productions, Jewel Coronel, and showrunner Justin Hillian.
The Chi returns on streaming and on demand on Friday, June 24, while it premieres on Showtime on Sunday, June 26 at 9 p.m. ET/PT.