The Umbrella Academy is an American superhero web television series based on the comic book series of the same name by Gerard Way and Gabriel Bá. The comic books were published by Dark Horse Comics. It was originally being Developed for a movie but eventually they turned in for a web series. Developed by Steve Blackman and Jeremy Slater for Netflix, series is produced by Borderline Entertainment, Dark Horse Entertainment, and Universal Cable Productions.
The series revolves around a dysfunctional family of superheroes who were adopted by a rich billionaire after the 43 women gave birth to infants showing no signs for pregnancy a day before. After the billionaire Sir Hargreeves adopts seven of them and builds ‘An Umbrella Academy” to train his children to save the world. Eventually the siblings fall apart and reunite to solve the mystery of their father’s death and the threat of an impending apocalypse.
The debut season of the show was released on 15 February 2019 on Netflix. It was one of their biggest hits of 2019.The show received positive reviews from the critics. It was even nominated on various award shows for its visual effects.
In April 2019, Netflix officially announced the second season of the show. Shooting for the second season of The umbrella academy completed in November 2019, the streaming service remains yet to be confirmed. The nearest can be known is that it will be back in anytime in mid of 2020 , mostly around August to October 2020 as
Showrunner Blackman has also confirmed that a season takes around 18 months, which would take somewhere around August. But as the shooting is already finished sooner than expected we hope we will see something sooner. Netflix usually announces release dates with a teaser a month in advance, so keep that in mind when waiting.
Way and Bá have written three volumes of The Umbrella Academy – Apocalypse Suite, Dallas and Hotel Oblivion – which means the series will probably get a third season somewhere in near future, but that’s something we can’t be sure of.
In the First season , the cast was
Ellen page as Vanya , Tom Hopper as Luther , Emmy Raver-Lampman as Allison, Robert Sheehan as Klaus, David Castaneda as Diego, Adian Gallagher as Number five, Justin H min as Ben, Colm Feore as Sir Hargreeves.
All of the Hargreeves kids will be back in season two who played an increasingly more central role towards the end of the first season.
In addition to the previous cast some additions have been made.
Ritu Arya famous for her role in Humans will be seen as Lila.
Then there’s Yusuf Gatewood who is well known for his role inGood Omens and The Originals. His character is called Raymond.
And finally, Marin Ireland, famous for his role in who will be in the brand-new adaptation of Y: The Last Man. She’ll play Sissy.
Let’s wait for Netflix to announce the release date of the highly appreciated and loved show , The Umbrella Academy.