Ellen Page is all set to play one of the leads in Netflix’s The Umbrella Academy. The live-action show is based on Gerard Way’s graphic novels and illustrated by Gabriel Bá. The series will follow estranged members of a family of superheroes, who are known as the Umbrella Academy. The heroes — Luther, Diego, Allison, Vanya, Number Five and Klaus — will work to explain their father’s mysterious death while dealing with differing personalities and superpowers.

Page will play Vanya, the black sheep of the family. She is the only one of Reginald Hargreaves’ adopted children who does not possess supernatural abilities. Her ...

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