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Ellen Page to Headline ‘The Umbrella Academy’ Netflix Adaptation

Actress Ellen Page has signed on to front a new Netflix adaptation of former My Chemical Romance rocker Gerard Way’s comic book novel The Umbrella Academy.

The 30-year-old Juno star will lead the cast of the live-action series, which follows a family of dysfunctional superheroes as they investigate the mysterious death of their father.

Page is set to portray the role of Vanya, the adopted outcast of the family.

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The Umbrella Academy is slated to debut in 2018.

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