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Ellen Page to headline 'Umbrella Academy' adaptation for Netflix

Ellen Page at the 63rd San Sebastian International Film Festival in San Sebastian, Baskenland, Spainon Sep. 24, 2015. (Clemens Niehaus/Future Image/WENN.com)

Actress Ellen Page has signed on to front a new Netflix adaptation of former My Chemical Romance rocker Gerard Way's comic book series "The Umbrella Academy."

The 30-year-old "Juno" star will lead the cast of the live-action series, which follows a family of dysfunctional superheroes as they investigate the mysterious death of their father.

Page is set to portray the role of Vanya, the adopted outcast of the family.

"The Umbrella Academy" is slated to debut in 2018.

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