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The Umbrella Academy’s Gerard Way, Gabriel Bá Talk Netflix Series, More Graphic Novels

With Netflix‘s series adaptation of Gerard Way and Gabriel Bá‘s graphic novel series The Umbrella Academy set to make its dysfunctional debut next month, the creators updated fans on how they coordinated storylines between the comics and the television series – and gave graphic novels fans an answer to how long they see the series running. In a recent […]

The Umbrella Academy: The Hargreeves Family Goes Super Dysfunctional (FIRST-LOOK)

With Netflix‘s series adaptation of Gerard Way and Gabriel Ba‘s comic book series The Umbrella Academy set to unleash its dysfunctional family of superheroes upon the streaming world come February 15th, the streaming service is offering viewers a first-look at the Hargreeves family in (in)action. Here’s your first-look at Netflix’s The Umbrella Academy, released follwoing […]

The Umbrella Academy Artist Gabriel Bá Offers New Look at Netflix Series

Even with Netflix‘s television series adaptation of his and Gerard Way‘s Dark Horse Comics comic book series The Umbrella Academy set for next week’s New York Comic Con (NYCC) as part of the Netflix & Chills panel (more info on that at the end of the article) – and new comics volume The Umbrella Academy: […]

‘The Umbrella Academy’ Artist Gabriel Bá Offers Look at Netflix Series Adaptation

Though Netflix‘s television series adaptation of Gerard Way and Gabriel Bá‘s Dark Horse comic book series The Umbrella Academy isn’t set to premiere on the streaming service until 2019, Bá is releasing exclusive artwork to give fans a sense of what to expect from the upcoming series. Here’s a look at the first edition, released through the […]

Grey’s Anatomy’s Kate Walsh Joins Netflix’s The Umbrella Academy Series

13 Reasons Why‘s Kate Walsh has signed for a recurring role in The Umbrella Academy, Netflix‘s upcoming series adaptation of Gerard Way and Gabriel Bá‘s comic book series from publisher Dark Horse Comics. The Grey’s Anatomy alum will be taking on the role of The Handler, a composed and confident leader of a mysterious, bureaucratic company. Big or […]

The Umbrella Academy: Bad Samaritan’s Robert Sheehan Offers Updates on Netflix Series

During the media day for Brandon Boyce (Apt Pupil) and Dean Devlin‘s (The Librarians) upcoming thriller Bad Samaritan, actor Robert Sheehan (Mortal Engines, Mute) treated fans of Gerard Way and Gabriel Bá‘s The Umbrella Academy to some interesting status updates for Netflix‘s upcoming series adaptation. Cast as shoeless speaker-with-the-dead Klaus Hargreeves/The Séance, Sheehan discussed a number of issues […]

The Umbrella Academy: The Big Short’s John Magaro Joins Series

The Big Short‘s John Magaro is going from Wall Street crisis to troubles of a slightly more epic (read: global) nature, joining the cast of Netflix’s adaptation of Gerard Way and Gabriel Ba‘s comic book series The Umbrella Academy. Magaro is set to play Leonard Peabody, described as “a sweet Average Joe who begins to take […]

The Umbrella Academy: Colm Feore, Ashley Madekwe, Two More Cast

Following up on Monday’s announcement that award-winning singer/actress Mary J. Blige (Mudbound) would be joining the series as ruthless, time-travelling hitwoman Cha-Cha, Netflix has announced that Cameron Britton (Mindhunter), Colm Feore (House of Cards), Adam Godley (Breaking Bad) and Ashley Madekwe (Revenge) have been cast in The Umbrella Academy, the streaming service’s upcoming live-action series adaption […]

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The Umbrella Academy: Mary J. Blige Cast as Time-Traveling Hitwoman

Academy Award-nominated and Grammy Award-winning singer/actress Mary J. Blige (Mudbound) is set to play a time-travelling assassin in Netflix‘s adaptation of  Gerard Way and Gabriel Bá‘s The Umbrella Academy. With a one-year contract that will have her as a series regular, this marks Blige’s biggest series commitment to date; though she has made guest appearances on […]

The Umbrella Academy: Gerard Way, Fabio Moon Offer Filming Updates

If you’re Netflix, then you take it as a good sign that you’re only a week into filming your series adaptation of Gerard Way and Gabriel Bá‘s graphic novel series The Umbrella Academy and you’ve already won over an impressive new fan. Comic book artist Fábio Moon — twin brother of series’ illustrator Bá — was able […]

The Umbrella Academy Co-Creator Gabriel Bá Tweets Start of Filming

The Umbrella Academy fans have a new reason to get excited, as co-creator/illustrator Gabriel Bá took to social media on Monday to announce that filming has commenced on Netflix‘s series adaptation of his and Gerard Way‘s comic book series. In the tweet, Bá also included a photo of himself and Way, who writes the series. The pair posed for a […]

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The Weekly Static S01E13: HBO, ROH, NFL, LOTR, MST3K, And More!

Get ready to turn up the lights in here baby…extra bright, I want y’all to see this. Turn up the lights in here, baby…you know what I need. Want you to see everything…want you to see all of the lights…of The Weekly Static! But before we get started and with a bucket of apologies to Kanye West […]

Ellen Page To Star In The Umbrella Academy For Netflix

It looks like Netflix’s live-action The Umbrella Academy series based on Gerard Way‘s graphic novels has just found one of its leads. Ellen Page has been tapped to play Vanya, the strange one in the not-so-normal Hargreeves family. Vanya is the only one of the adopted children to not have any special powers or abilities, and is written […]

‘Flatliners’ Trailer: A Sequel To The 1990 Film, But With Less Bacon

The 1990 film Flatliners starred Julia Roberts, Kevin Bacon, and Kiefer Sutherland in a science fiction/horror combo in which a group of medical students explore the boundary between life and death. The new sequel is directed by Niels Arden Oplev (the Swedish Girl With The Dragon Tattoo and an episode of Mr. Robot). As this Flatliners trailer shows, […]

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On This Day In Pop Culture History For February 21

Welcome to This Day in Pop Culture History, a daily look at important events, birthdays, and other oddities in pop culture! History is important, and we aim to educate here at Bleeding Cool, so without further ado, here are some things that have happened on February 21: 1885- The Washington Monument is dedicated. 1902- Dr. Harvey Cushing performs […]

Flatliners To Be Remade; Ellen Page In Talks To Star

The recent spate of 1990s TV nostalgia appears to be making its way into features. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Ellen Page is in talks to star in a remake of Flatliners. The original film, which stared Kiefer Sutherland and Julia Roberts, featured a group of med students inducing near-death experiences. After their trips to […]

Craig Viveiros To Direct Ellen Page In Spy Thriller Queen & Country

While Wonder Woman and Black Widow await their solo films that may never come, Ellen Page is about to usurp them to star in the first big female-led comic book adaptation in quite some time. Fox optioned Oni Press comic book series Queen and Country for Page to star in last fall, and now the […]