The Umbrella Academy is Netflix’s next offering to the comics-to-streaming fans. The Umbrella Academy is an upcoming web series that’s developed by Steve Blackman and Netflix. The series is an adaptation of Gerard Way and Gabriel Ba, published by Dark Horse Comics. The series will stream on Netflix from February 15.
The Umbrella Academy stars Ellen Page, Tom Hopper, Robert Sheehan, Aidan Gallagher, Mary J Blige, Cameron Britton, Colm Feore, Adam Goldey, John Magaro and others. The recurring cast is Ashely Madekwe, Kate Walsh and others.
The trailer shows that the series has a brooding DNA, interspersed with dark and witty humor, just the right recipe for the modern superhero series that are coming up.
The series, is about a man who adopts children with superhuman capabilities and trains them. Of course, life takes a full turn when the man dies and the children – now adults – are left to fend for themselves and save the world while at it.