The Umbrella Academy is an upcoming Netflix original series is based on the comic book series created and written by Gerard Way and illustrated by Gabriel Bá. The adaptation of this science fiction was started in 2015 and Season 1 is finally set to premier this year. Also, Universal Studios also has shown interest in adapting the storyline for a film. This has sure to create a hype around the series. Details are still under the wraps but you can read up the comics for a head start. Here is all that you need to know about the first season of The Umbrella Academy.
The Umbrella Academy Season 1 Release Date:
We still do not know the official release date of the series. Netflix has yet to announce the first episode release date. But, The Umbrella Academy Twitter account confirmed that the show will arrive sometime in 2019.
The Umbrella Academy Season 1 Cast:
The official roll for the first season is as follows: Ellen Page as Vanya Hargreeves (The White Violin), Tom Hopper as Luther Hargreeves (Spaceboy), Robert Sheehan as Klaus Hargreeves (The Séance), Emmy Raver-Lampman as Allison Hargreeves (The Rumor), David Castañeda as Diego Hargreeves (The Kraken), Aidan Gallagher as Number Five (The Boy), Mary J. Blige as Cha-Cha, Cameron Britton as Haze, Colm Feore as Sir Reginald Hargreeves (The Monocle), Adam Godley as Pogo, and John Magaro as Leonard Peabody. Page’s name remains the star attraction along with other accomplished names like Mary Blige and Tom Hopper.
The Umbrella Academy Season 1 Plot:
The official website of Netflix reads as “The Umbrella Academy is a dysfunctional family of superheroes — The Monocle, Spaceboy, The Kraken, The Rumor, The Séance, Number Five, The Horror, and The White Violin — who work together to solve their father’s mysterious death while coming apart at the seams due to their divergent personalities and abilities”. More details about the plot are kept under wraps.
The Umbrella Academy Season 1 Trailer:
The trailer for the Season 1 has yet to be released by Netflix. An announcement can be expected shortly due to the time left in the year. We’ll bring it to you as soon as it is available.