Written by Gerard Way, the Netflix series The Umbrella Academy is an unprecedented take on the superhero genre. Though, it is hard to point the finger at one specific genre because this American web series is a strange yet refreshing fusion of a handful of them.
The visuals remind you of A series of Unfortunate Events to some extent.
Apart from all this, its music takes the show to a new level, which makes sense as its writer was the lead singer of the rock band My Chemical Romance.
The first episode of Season 1 aired on February 15, 2019, and almost immediately became one of the best series of 2019. Besides, the amazing cast is a cherry on top.
What is the plot of The Umbrella Academy Season 2?
Out of nowhere, 43 random women around the world give birth to a child each simultaneously, with no initial sign of pregnancy whatsoever. Bizarre, isn’t it? Sir Reginald Hargreaves, a wealthy industrialist, adopts seven of these children. He is somehow aware of an approaching apocalypse. Thus, it forms the titular Umbrella Academy to alter this fate. It comprises of these seven children with supernatural abilities.
Soon, time grows the siblings apart, but their adoptive father’s mysterious death reunites them.
What is the big announcement by Netflix for The Umbrella Academy Season 2?
Netflix has confirmed the release date of the second season of the web series. They are all buckled to release its first episode on July 31, 2020. The series has managed to gather an overwhelming set of audience in a short period. Therefore, a lot of eager eyes await yet another chapter to be told.
How long will The Umbrella Academy Season 2 be?
The comic version of the series called The Umbrella Academy: Apocalypse Suite won the Eisner Award back in 2008. Given that it is eight volumes long, chances are the series may be eight seasons long as well. Reports have it that the creators have already drafted the layout of all the seasons. And why not? The series has been very well received.
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