May 9 (UPI) — Grey’s Anatomy and 13 Reasons Why actress Kate Walsh has signed up for a role in Netflix’s comic-book adaptation The Umbrella Academy.
Walsh’s character The Handler is described in press notes as “a composed and confident leader of a mysterious, bureaucratic company.”
“More of me on @Netflix! Excited to join Umbrella Academy! From now you can refer to me as #TheHandler,” Walsh tweeted Wednesday.
Ellen Page, Mary J. Blige, Tom Hopper, Cameron Britton, Robert Sheehan, Emmy Raver-Lampman, Adam Godley, Aidan Gallagher, David Castañeda. John Magaro, Ashley Madekwe and Colm Feore will co-star in the series about a dysfunctional family of superheroes.
The 10-episode sci-fi drama will premiere this year.