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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 […]

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8 Count: Fox, Mary J. Blige Developing Music/Dance Drama Series

Fox is hoping that the Empire lightning strikes twice with the tentatively titled music/dance drama series 8 Count. Based on the life/career of choreographer and creative director Laurieann Gibson (So You Think You Can Dance), the series will be written by Erika L. Johnson (Ugly Betty) and executive produced by multi-platinum singer Mary J. Blige […]