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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

Country- US

Language- English

Production Company- Universal Cable Productions, Dark Horse Entertainment

Production Location- Toronto, Ontario

Distributor- Netflix

Release Date- 15 February 2019