Ellen Page Joins Netflix’s ‘The Umbrella Academy’


Variety reported, Ellen Page has been added to the cast of Netflix’s “The Umbrella Academy.”

It’s the upcoming adaptation of graphic-novel series of the same title. Page will play the role of Vanya, the black sheep of her family.

You can read the full scoop of the series below:

The live action series follows the estranged members of a dysfunctional family of superheroes (The Umbrella Academy) – Luther, Diego, Allison, Vanya, Klaus and Number Five – as they work together to solve their father’s mysterious death while coming apart at the seams due to their divergent personalities and abilities. Page will play Vanya, the black sheep of her family. She’s the only one of Reginald Hargreeves’ adopted children with no supernatural abilities. A meek and insecure wallflower, Vanya struggles to find her place in the world.

The Umbrella Academy is a comic book series created by Gerard Way and illustrated by Gabriel Bá.