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    The Umbrella Academy, executive produced by showrunner Steve Blackman (Fargo, Altered Carbon) is based on the comic series by Gerard Way...

  • Mary J. Blige to Play Sadistic Hitwoman in Netflix's Umbrella Academy Series

    For someone who claims to not want any more drama in her life, Mary J. Blige‘s new role sounds awfully dramatic. The Oscar nominee is joining the cast of Netflix’s The Umbrella Academy, an adaptation of Gerard Way and Gabriel Bá’s series of graphic novels about the “estranged members of a dysfunctional family of superheroes.” The super-powered siblings […]

  • Mary J. Blige To Co-Star In ‘The Umbrella Academy’ TV Series For Netflix

    Mary J. Blige, two-time Academy Award nominee for Mudbound, is headed to television with a key co-starring role on  The Umbrella Academy, Netflix’s upcoming live-action series from Universal Cable Prods.

    Written by Jeremy Slater based on the popular graphic novels penned by Gerard Way and illustrated by Gabriel Bá, the story follows the estranged members of a dysfunctional family of superheroes known as the Umbrella Academy — Luther (Tom Hopper), Diego (David Castañeda)…