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‘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 […]

Mary J. Blige

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 […]