The streaming platform Netflix announced the release date for The Umbrella Academy Season 2, on Monday morning. The entire cast appeared at a quarantine video conference and pitched in the show’s return. The news had pumped up the fans to know more details about the superhero drama.
The show is based on “Umbrella Academy,” Dark Horse comic books, created and written by Gerard Way and illustrated by Gabriel Bá, who are its co-executive producers too. UCP produces the show. The first season of the show premiered in February 2019. It topped the charts and listed in the top 10 popular shows of Netflix in 2019.
The Umbrella Academy Season 2: When Will It Return On Screen?
The series was renewed for a second season in 2019 and will hit the screens on 31 July 2020 world-wide on Netflix. The dysfunctional-superheroes family will come back with a new set of thrilling adventures. This announcement stormed the social media as a cute video including the cast went viral. The video featured the cast members expressing their responses about the release. Have a look.
Season 2 of The Umbrella Academy was expected to come out sometime this year. The show-runner Steve Blackman said that the 10-episode season began production in June 2019. So, the pandemic didn’t affect a lot of things for the team as that worked remotely and wrapped up the project beforehand.
The Umbrella Academy Season 2: Cast Details
“The Umbrella Academy” will have an impressive ensemble of stars from season one. The White Violin, Spaceboy, The Kraken, The Rumor, The Seance, and The Boy are all returning for the sophomore season as well. It 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. They will follow up with their roles as unlikely heroes.
A few fresh faces are also set to join season two. They are Ritu Arya, Yusuf Gatewood and Marin Ireland. Steve Blackman will continue to be the show’s executive producer alongside Jeff F. King, Mike Richardson and Keith Goldberg.
Plot Details Revealed
The first season of the live-action series ended on a cliffhanger. It followed seven of 43 infants born on the same day to different unconnected women. A billionaire, Hargreeves adopted the seven. He was the one who founded The Umbrella Academy, a training ground for superheroes. Later, the superhero siblings reunite to solve the mystery surrounding their late father’s death. Throughout the first season, they try to avert the apocalypse which they did cause, in the end. And they decide to time-travel and go back in time to rewrite history. But how far do they go and succeed?
The Umbrella Academy Season 2 will probably see another 36 people of the 43 born on the same day. Since this season two would be inspired by the second volume Dallas of the comics, it will draw upon its content. Also, the audience might get to learn more about Klaus’ time there!
The Umbrella Academy Season 2: Release Date
Season 2 will release on 31 July 2020 on Netflix. There is a lot in store for the fans this season. It would surprise with intriguing plot twists and revelations. Till then, stay tuned for more updates on The Umbrella Academy Season 2.