The Umbrella Academy

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The Umbrella Academy
Premiere February 15, 2019
Creator Jeremy Slater
Network Netflix
Style 60-minute superhero drama
Company Borderline Entertainment,
Dark Horse Entertainment,
Universal Cable Productions
Seasons 1
Episodes 10 (through season 1)
(List of episodes)
Status Currently in limbo, has not yet been renewed or cancelled.
Origin USA

The Umbrella Academy, based on the popular Dark Horse graphic novels by Gerard Way and illustrated by Gabriel Bá, follows the estranged members of a dysfunctional family of superheroes called the Umbrella Academy — the Monocle, Spaceboy, the Kraken, the Rumor, the Séance, Number Five, the Horror and the White Violin — as they work together to solve their father's mysterious death while coming apart at the seams due to their divergent personalities and abilities.

Here's the detailed logline: On the same day in 1989, forty-three infants are inexplicably born to random, unconnected women who showed no signs of pregnancy the day before. Seven are adopted by Sir Reginald Hargreeves, a billionaire industrialist, who creates The Umbrella Academy and prepares his "children" to save the world. But not everything went according to plan. In their teenage years, the family fractured and the team disbanded. Now, the six surviving thirty-something members reunite upon the news of Hargreeves' passing. Luther, Diego, Allison, Klaus, Vanya and Number Five work together to solve a mystery surrounding their father's death. But the estranged family once again begins to come apart due to their divergent personalities and abilities, not to mention the imminent threat of a global apocalypse.

Contents

Cast

Actor Character
Main Cast
Ellen Page Vanya
Tom Hopper Luther
Emmy Raver-Lampman Allison
David Castañeda Diego
Robert Sheehan Klaus
Aidan Gallagher Number Five
Mary J. Blige Cha-Cha
Cameron Britton Hazel
Colm Feore Sir Reginald Hargreeves
Adam Godley Pogi (voice)
Ashley Madekwe Detective Patch
John Magaro Leonard Peabody

Seasons

Season Premiere #
Netflix
Season One February 15, 2019 10

In-Depth

DVD Releases

There are no DVD releases for this show.

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