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Queen Of The Screen: Mary J. Blige Joins New Netflix Series ‘The Umbrella Society’

Published: Monday 12th Feb 2018 by Sam

Mary J. Blige has conquered the music industry and she’s now making a name for herself in the acting arena.

The seasoned songstress recently made headlines when she nabbed nominations at both the Oscars and Golden Globes for her role in ‘Mudbound.’

Now, she’s taking her talent’s one of Netflix‘s most hotly anticipated new shows.

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Per Variety, MJB has joined the cast of ‘The Umbrella Academy.’

Based on the like-titled graphic novels, the series follows estranged members of a misfit family of superheroes (‘The Umbrella Academy’). Attempting to put aside their differences, Luther, Diego, Allison, Vanya, Klaus and Number Five strive to solve their father’s mysterious death. And their own disfunction serves as one of their biggest obstacles.

A marked departure from previous roles, Blige’s character Cha Cha is described as a “sadistic, sociopathic, and ruthless” hit-woman. She journeys through time to kill her targets. She has reservations about her employers, but her job is her everything.

The news comes weeks after the 47-year-old received a coveted star on The Hollywood Walk Of Fame. 

Keep an eye out for ‘The Umbrella Society’ when it arrives on Netflix later this year.

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  1. Mary fan February 12, 2018

    Yay something else that look forward to from Mary

  2. Olusheyi February 12, 2018

    Aww man. I can’t wait to see Mary on Netflix

  3. IKNOWTHETRUTH February 12, 2018

    SHE AND JENNIFER GET OLDER AND BETTER AND CONTINUE TO STAY RELEVANT FOR ALL THE RIGHT REASONS.

  4. God February 12, 2018

    A TRUE legend. She’s always had my blessing.

  5. Sophia D. Evans February 12, 2018

    Awesome Job MJB your a strong intelligent woman and a phonomal human. So inspired by the women you are.
    Much love SDE

  6. DanYiel Iman February 12, 2018

    Mary is a classic!!

  7. Jason February 12, 2018

    Yes!! Mary deserves EVERYTHING she’s received! She’s iconic!

  8. Bravo!! February 12, 2018

    Mary needs to get in good with Netflix and give Netflix concert for strength of a women

  9. Bravo!! February 12, 2018

    I’m just waiting on voice to have Mary on one season, then I’ll watch the Voice

  10. Julian February 13, 2018

    Can y’all make up your minds whether it’s “Academy” or “Society”? Geez, no one ever proofreads on this site.

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