Mary J. Blige
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Mary J. Blige To Star In Netflix Series "Umbrella Academy"
Way felt he needed a series to tell his story and Blige's Cha-Cha is in for year one as a sadistic "pain specialist" and hit woman who can travel through time to make her kills. The comic's family-like assortment of superheroes overcome both personal and external obstacles with a dysfunctional diversity that has won loyal fans and awards.
Blige also has two Oscar nominations this year thanks to Netflix's feature Mudbound, reflecting two sides of her many talents — Supporting Actress for her role as Florence Jackson and Original Song for "Mighty River." We'll see what unfolds in her future relationship with Netflix as a superhero.
Blige received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame last month. Her most recent album Strength Of A Woman was released in April 2017.