Most of us have enjoyed reading comic books since childhood and used to spend hours fantasizing about our life as a superhero.
It serves a treat to our imagination to be able to access a comic book on an audiovisual platform. Steve Blackman and Jeremy Slater portrayed the work of Gerard Way and Gabriel Bá on Netflix in the form of a series based on their comic book Umbrella Academy on February 15, 2019. The Umbrella Academy’s First season (the superhero-based web series) showed us the story of Hargreeve’s siblings.
The story starts with the birth of 43 kids on October 1, 1989, all from different mothers. A baffling fact about all the pregnancies was that the mothers had no indications until the labor pain started. Reginald Hargreeves, a billionaire who adopts 7 of these children, all having different superpowers and regarded them as The Umbrella Academy.
All of these 7 siblings were leading their own separate lives until they were united at their father’s funeral. 5th sibling returned from the future and affirms other siblings about an impending apocalypse. Meanwhile, the siblings set themselves on a rendezvous to unravel the truth behind their mysterious dysfunctional family along with trying to cope up with each other despite having diverse personalities.
Since the original comic contains 3 volumes namely 1st Apocalypse Suite, 2nd Dallas, along with 3rd Hotel Oblivion. Hence Season 2 of the series is pretty imminent and will be aired on Netflix by July 31, 2020. Reportedly, it will be having 10 episodes with the titles with random order are as follows:
- Right Back Where We Started
- A Light Supper
- OGA for OGA
- The Seven Stages
- The Majestic Twelve
- The Swedish Job
- The Frankel Footage
- The End of Something
The cast of The Umbrella Academy season 3 will include:
Diego played by David Castaneda, Allison played by Emmy Raver-Lampman, Tom Hopper portrayed as Luther, Vanya will be played by Ellen Page, Justin H Min will be seen as Ben, Robert Sheehan will play Klaus, Aidan Gallagher will be as The boy (Number Five). We can anticipate Mary J. Blige for the role of Cha-Cha, Cameron Britton for Hazel. They are planning to cast Ritu Arya for the character of Lila, Marin Ireland as Sissy and Yusuf Gatewood for Raymond.
Season 2 will gather its plot from where season 1 left us all. Vanya, who is oblivious to the fact that her family had superpowers, negligently blew up a dollop from the Moon, inadvertently laying impending destruction upon Earth. Hargreeves’ siblings will be rescued by the 5th one when he teleports them to a different time zone whereas in due course harking them back to their pubescent selves.
Siblings disembark themselves in Dallas, Texas during the initial ‘60s era where they will be reunited by Number Five who arrives disjointly the same time period to handle a separate culmination peril that could end the world.