Mary J. Blige to Co-Star in Netflix's 'Umbrella Academy'

Mary J. Blige is turning her attention to television.The singer-actress, currently nominated for two Academy Awards for Netflix feature Mudbound, is staying put at the streaming giant with a co-starring role in Umbrella Academy. Blige, nominated for supporting actress and original song, will segue to television with her first series regular role in the adaptation of Gerard Way's comic series. After receiving offers from multiple streamers and networks, Blige will join the cast in what sources say is a one-year deal.Umbrella Academy follows the estranged members of a dysfunctional family of superheroes (aka the Umbrella Academy): The Monocle,... ...

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