The Umbrella Academy is an American web television series developed by Steve Blackman for Netflix.
It is an adaptation of the comic book series of the same name, created by Gerard Way and Gabriel Bá, and published by Dark Horse Comics.
The plot follows a highly dysfunctional family of superheroes: the Monocle, the Séance, Spaceboy, the Rumor, the Kraken, Number Five, the Horror and the White Violin, as they reunite to try and solve the mystery of their adoptive father’s death.
Filming began on January 15, 2018 in Toronto, Ontario, and ended on July 18, 2018.
The first season is scheduled to premiere on February 15, 2019.
Ellen Page, Tom Hopper, Robert Sheehan, Emmy Raver-Lampman, David Castañeda, Aidan Gallagher, Mary J. Blige, Cameron Britton, Colm Feore, Adam Godley, John Magaro, Ashley Madekwe, Kate Walsh, Ethan Hwang, Jordan Claire Robbins
Genre- Superhero, Action-adventure, Comedy-drama, Mystery
Producers- Steve Blackman, Mike Richardson, Keith Goldberg, Gerard Way, Gabriel Bá
Written By- Jeremy Slater
Developer- Steve Blackman
Production Company- Universal Cable Productions, Dark Horse Entertainment
Production Location- Toronto, Ontario
Release Date- 15 February 2019