Netflix has revealed the release date for The Umbrella Academy season 2. The series will premiere its upcoming chapter this summer. To unveil the date, the cast of the show came in a videoconference and teased the return. It is a tv adaptation of the comic-based superhero.
It will make its comeback on July 31, 2020, worldwide. The dysfunctional family of superheroes is based on the comic books of the same name. Gerard Way has created and written it while Gabriel Ba has been its illustrator. Dark Horse Comics has been its publisher.
The show based on live-action series has the star cast that includes Ellen Page, Mary J. Blige, Cameron Britton, Tom Hopper, David Castañeda, Emmy Raver-Lampman, Robert Sheehan, Aidan Gallagher, Colm Feore, Adam Godley, John Magaro, Ashley Madekwe and Kate Walsh. The members to be seen in season 2 are Ritu Arya, Yusuf Gatewood and Marin Ireland.
The Umbrella Academy Season 2 Release Date
The Umbrella Academy is the story of unconnected women who gave birth to 43 infants in October 1989. The reason behind their birth and the pregnancy of those women is perplexing as they weren’t even pregnant a day prior.
In the Netflix series, billionaire Reginald Hargreeves also known as The Monocle adopts six of those children. Later on, he creates the Umbrella Academy and prepares his adopted children to save the world. (check: Netflix’s ‘Dark Season 3’ Release Date, Trailer, Plot, Cast: Post production finishes, will it premiere in 2020?.)
The names of those six children are as follows: Vanya/The White Violin (Ellen Page), Luther/Spaceboy (Tom Hopper), Diego/The Kraken (David Castañeda), Allison/The Rumor (Emmy Raver-Lampman), Klaus/The Séance (Robert Sheehan) and Number Five/The Boy (Aidan Gallagher).
The producer of this show for Netflix is UCP, a division of NBCUniversal Content Studio. Steve Blackman is the executive producer as well as the showrunner for the second installment. Other executive producers are Jeff F. King, Mike Richardson, Keith Goldberg, Gerard Way and Gabriel Bá.
Netflix made the announcement of the return on Monday morning via video. The sophomore season will have a total of 10 episodes. Blackman had signed a multi-season deal with Netflix this February 2020. The first installment of the show premiered on February 15, 2019.
The freshman installment featured the six surviving members reuniting after they got to know about their father’s death. They worked as a team and solve the death mystery of their feather. Later on, they started to fall apart as they all have different personalities, abilities, and because of a global apocalypse.
You can watch the teaser for Umbrella Academy season 2 below. It features Tiffany’s 1987 rendition of “I Think We’re Alone Now”.