Netflix adaptation of My Chemical Romance frontman's book set for premiere

Netflix adaptation of My Chemical Romance frontman's book set for premiere

The screen adaptation of Gerard Way's graphic novel, The Umbrella Academy, has been given a premiere date.

Netflix will launch the series, which stars Mary J Blige and Ellen Page, across their streaming services on February 15. 

The Umbrella Academy will appear as ten, one-hour episodes.

Former My Chemical Romance frontman Way created the comic book series in 2007 with artist Gabriel Bá, publishing two volumes of stories about a dysfunctional family of superheroes, with a third planned.

Plus, read Music Week's interview with Dave Holmes, who having worked with My Chemical Romance in the past, is now plotting Coldplay's future as manager.

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