Mary J Blige Snags Role In Netflix Film

Our girl Mary J Blige is headed back to Netflix for another acting gig! The name of the series is, "The Umbrella Academy. 

She will play an assassin named Cha-Cha who has the ability to travel through time and has a thing for torturing her targets. Cha-Cha is describe as a “pain artist” who is sadistic and sociopathic. Her partner Hazel seems to be the only one who can get to her soft side. 

The Umbrella Academy follows a dysfunctional, estranged family of superheroes who are trying to solve their adoptive father’s death. The show is based on the comic book series penned by Gerard Way and illustrated by Gabriel Bá of the same name. 

Mary earned two Oscar nominations, two Golden Globes nominations and two SAG Awards nominations for her role in Netflix’s Mudbound as family matriarch and farmer Florence Jackson.

The Umbrella Academy will premiere on Netflix on February 15th. Take a look at the trailer below:

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