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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: 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 […]

The Umbrella Academy: Netflix Finalizes the Hargreeves Family

The holidays are usually known as a time for families to come together, so it seems like a pretty good time for Netflix to announce the remaining members of The Hargreeves Family for their series adaptation of Gerard Way and Gabriel Ba‘s The Umbrella Academy. Tom Hopper (I Feel Pretty), Emmy Raver-Lampman (Hamilton),  David Castañeda (Jane the […]

Gerard Way And Gabriel Ba’s Umbrella Academy Lands 10 Episode Season At Netflix

Following up on rumors last week that Umbrella Academy had found a home at Netflix, the online streaming giant has officially confirmed the live-action adaptation via a press release. Originally launched in 2007 at Dark Horse, the Eisner-Award winning comic by My Chemical Romance frontman and DC Young Animal mogul Gerard Way and artist Gabriel […]

From Strip To Script – Casanova #1

By Josh Hechinger Welcome to the latest installment of From Strip to Script, where I take a crack at reverse engineering a script from a finished page of someone else’s comics. For the last couple pieces, I’ve been working my way through my Four Comics choices. This’ll be the last one of those, and frankly, […]

Fábio Moon And Gabriel Bá To Release Emotive Brazilian Tale Two Brothers

From Dark Horse, comes the latest collaboration between Brazilian siblings Fábio Moon and Gabriel Bá. Two Brothers gives readers a deeply moving reading experience similar to their previous books De:Tales and Daytripper. The story focuses on twin brothers Omar and Yaqub who are very different from one another. After a fight over their mother, Yaqub […]

Swipe File: Daytripper And Feliz Aniversário, Feliz Obituário

I feel like I may be going to Hell for this. But here we go. Popular Brazilian comic book site Mel Hores Domundo has published what it alleges as a possible unacknowledged inspiration for the Eisner Award winning 2010 Vertigo series and graphic novel Daytripper by Fábio Moon and Gabriel Bá. Happy Birthday, Happy Obituary by Jefferson Costa and Rafael de […]

Fraction, Ba And Moon’s Casanova Collected In 3 Deluxe Hardcover Editions

Matt Fraction (Hawkeye), Gabriel Ba (The Umbrella Academy) and Fabio Moon (B.P.R.D.) are getting their Image Comic series Casanova collected into three deluxe hardcover Complete Editions coming out once a month starting in October. Casanova “Cass” Quinn was born into a life of privilege but turned his back on it to pursue his own interests […]

Traveling Circuses And Nomads – A Conversation With Andrew MacLean Of Head Lopper

By Mike Federali Andrew MacLean is the artist/creator of Head Lopper and Department O. Recently, his comic book Head Lopper became available to the whole wide internet on Comixology and we got to talk about his influences and the convention scene. Mike Federali: Give me a meat and potatoes breakdown of Head Lopper. Andrew MacLean: […]