"The Umbrella Academy" is an American superhero streaming television series directed by Steve Blackman and Jeremy Slater.
The starring cast includes Elliot Page, Tom Hopper, David Casta├▒eda, Emmy Raver-Lampman, Robert Sheehan, Aidan Gallagher, Mary J. Blige, Cameron Britton, John Magaro, Adam Godley and others.

Here are "The Umbrella Academy" TV series trailer, plot summary, full cast and characters, release date, streaming services and everything we know so far.


Is there a trailer for The Umbrella Academy TV series?

Netflix on Wednesday, July 08, 2020 released the trailer for "The Umbrella Academy" you can watch here:
The Umbrella Academy Season 2 | Official Trailer | Netflix.

Plot summary

What is The Umbrella Academy TV series plot?

Here is a short review of "The Umbrella Academy" TV series plot summary.

The Umbrella Academy is set in a universe where 43 women around the world give birth simultaneously on 12:00 PM on October 1st, 1989 despite none of them showing any sign of pregnancy until labor began. Seven of the children are adopted by eccentric billionaire Sir Reginald Hargreeves (Colm Feore) and turned into a superhero team that he calls "The Umbrella Academy." Hargreeves gives the children numbers rather than names, but they eventually are named by their robot-mother, Grace, as Luther (Tom Hopper), Diego (David Casta├▒eda), Allison (Emmy Raver-Lampman), Klaus (Robert Sheehan), Five, Ben, and Vanya (Elliot Page). While putting six of his children to work fighting crime, Reginald keeps Vanya apart from her siblings' activities, as she supposedly demonstrates no powers of her own.
The first season is set in the present day, where Luther is part ape and has lived on the moon for four years, Allison is a famous actress, Vanya is a violinist, Klaus has a drug addiction, Five disappeared sixteen years earlier, Ben, now deceased, is a ghost able to converse only with Klaus, and Diego has become a vigilante with a penchant for trouble. The estranged siblings learn that Reginald has died and gather for his funeral. Five returns from the future, chased by time-travelling operatives, and reveals that a global apocalypse is imminent. Meanwhile, the reunited siblings try to uncover the secret of their dysfunctional family while beginning to come apart due to their divergent personalities and abilities.
The second season takes place immediately after the first season. Following their failure to stop the apocalypse, the Umbrella Academy is forced to go back in time, to save the world. Unfortunately the time travel goes awry as the siblings end up different years in 1960s Dallas. Five ends up on November 25, 1963, in the middle of a nuclear doomsday, but manages to escape with the help of Hazel (Cameron Britton). Five discovers that another apocalypse is coming and that he only has ten days to prevent it. While being hunted by a trio of Swedish assassins, Five must find and reunite his siblings who have made new lives following their arrival, in order to stop this new apocalypse.


Who plays who in the The Umbrella Academy TV series?

Here is the full cast and characters of "The Umbrella Academy" TV series. Actors and actresses are sorted mostly in credits order.

Elliot Page  as Vanya Hargreeves / The White Violin / Number Seven a meek violinist
Tom Hopper  as Luther Hargreeves / Spaceboy / Number One an astronaut with super strength
David Casta├▒eda  as Diego Hargreeves / The Kraken / Number Two a rebellious troublemaker with the mild telekinetic ability to curve the trajectory of anything he throws, usually knives
Emmy Raver-Lampman  as Allison Hargreeves / The Rumor / Number Three a celebrity with the ability to control minds and bend reality with the phrase "I heard a rumor"
Robert Sheehan  as Klaus Hargreeves / The S├ęance / Number Four a flamboyant drug and alcohol addict with the ability to communicate with the dead and temporarily make them corporeal
Aidan Gallagher  as Five Hargreeves / The Boy / Number Five a boy with the ability to jump through space and time
Mary J. Blige  as Cha-Cha (season 1), a Commission agent partnered with the character Hazel, she as "all-business" and the more sociopathic and ruthless of the two assassins
Cameron Britton  as Hazel (season 1; guest season 2), Cha-Cha's partner, a fellow assassin disillusioned with his life as an agent
John Magaro  as Leonard Peabody / Harold Jenkins (season 1), Vanya's love interest
Adam Godley  as Pogo Reginald's closest assistant, and an intelligent chimpanzee
Colm Feore  as Sir Reginald Hargreeves / The Monocle the Umbrella Academy's adoptive father and a billionaire industrialist
Justin H. Min  as Ben Hargreeves / The Horror / Number Six (season 2 - present; recurring season 1)
Ritu Arya  as Lila Pitts (season 2 - present), Diego's love interest and The Handler's adopted daughter
Yusuf Gatewood  as Raymond Chestnut (season 2), Allison's second husband
Marin Ireland  as Sissy Cooper (season 2), Vanya's friend and love interest
Kate Walsh  as The Handler (season 2; recurring season 1), the head of the Commission and Five's former boss
Sheila McCarthy  as Agnes Rofa (season 1), Hazel's nascent love interest, the waitress and baker at (and owner of) Griddy's Doughnuts
Jordan Claire Robbins  as Grace Hargreeves / Mom a robot built by Reginald
Ashley Madekwe  as Detective Eudora Patch (season 1), Diego's former romantic partner
Peter Outerbridge  as The Conductor (season 1)
Rainbow Sun Francks  as Detective Chuck Beaman (season 1)
Matt Biedel  as Sgt
Cody Ray Thompson  as Dave Klaus' boyfriend during the Vietnam war
Calem MacDonald  as Young Dave
Ken Hall  as Herb (season 2; guest season 1)
Patrice Goodman  as Dot (season 2; guest season 1)
Kevin Rankin  as Elliott (season 2)
Justin Paul Kelly  as Harlan Cooper (season 2), Carl and Sissy's son
John Kapelos  as Jack Ruby (season 2)
Kris Holden-Ried  as Axel (season 2)
Jason Bryden  as Otto (season 2)
Tom Sinclair  as Oscar (season 2)
Stephen Bogaert  as Carl Cooper (season 2)
Dov Tiefenbach  as Keechie (season 2)
Robin Atkin Downes  as A.J. Carmichael (season 2), a talking goldfish that as the leader of the commission


What are The Umbrella Academy filming details?

"The Umbrella Academy" series are produced by Borderline Entertainment, Dark Horse Entertainment and Universal Cable Productions.

The average duration of each episode is 40 - 60 minutes. Country of origin: United States. Original language: English.

"The Umbrella Academy" TV series is rated "PG", according to the MPAA film rating system.


What are critics and audiences saying about The Umbrella Academy TV series?

"The Umbrella Academy" TV series got average rating from critics. Rotten Tomatoes rating is 55/100. But the audience loves this tv series.

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