Mary J Blige takes the small screen by storm

Onto some entertainment news now...Comic book fans, you are in for a treat – and it involves the popular songstress Mary J Blige. Courtesy #DStv403

LONDON - Comic book fans are in for a treat – and it involves the popular songstress Mary J Blige.

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Award-winning American comic book series, The Umbrella Academy, is being adapted for television.

It explores the lives of a dysfunctional family of superheroes trying to stop an apocalypse.

Blige swaps her tunes for a badass assassin role.

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Tanya Nefdt chatted about the making of the new Netflix series, The Umbrella Academy to Steve Blackman the executive producer/showrunner and Ellen Page who plays one of the siblings, Vanya Hargreeves-Number 7.

Blige teams up as Cha Cha with her sidekick Cameron Britton, who plays the other ruthless assassin.

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