Work has begun on season 2 of The Umbrella Academy, co-executive producer Gerard Way confirmed. The standard Netflix present relies on the Dark Horse Comics collection of the identical identify, following a gaggle of adopted superheroes who had been all born on the identical day. Following the loss of life of their adoptive father, billionaire Sir Reginald Hargreeves, the siblings reunite to unravel the thriller of his loss of life. They even have to save lots of the world from impending doom after one sibling comes again from the long run to warn of a worldwide apocalypse.
The Umbrella Academy launched its first season in February of this yr to important acclaim, and it blew up with viewers, as nicely, even besting The Flash for most in-demand comic book TV series. It was renewed for a second season not lengthy after the primary season premiered, which is smart contemplating that the primary season ended on a cliffhanger. In that finale, Five instructed his siblings that the one solution to survive the apocalypse was to leap by time, main the characters to remodel into their childhood selves and disappear.
On his Instagram, Gerard Way shared two images from season 2’s first desk learn. The first image has an indication studying “The Umbrella Academy Season 2 Table Read,” whereas the second signal exhibits his place card on the desk. Way captioned the put up: “It begins. Umbrella Academy Season 2.” In addition to being a co-executive producer on the present, Way additionally created and wrote The Umbrella Academy comedian guide collection. Check out the put up beneath:
Some particulars which have already emerged about season 2 of the present. They began scouting locations again in March, with residential properties, farms, and farmhouses all on the listing. The season will include 10 episodes and movie in Toronto. A launch date hasn’t been set but, although Netflix usually waits till only some months earlier than a premiere to announce it. The first season had about seven months between the tip of filming and the season’s launch, and if the identical applies to season 2, then it is doable that season 2 is launched someday round April 2020.
As far as plot particulars go, the primary season of The Umbrella Academy did not stick to the storylines featured within the comics, so the second may simply observe go well with. Plus, the comedian guide collection is just 17 points, and the writers lined a lot of that materials in season 1. All instructed, it appears seemingly that season 2 could branch out even further from the supply materials than season 1 did, and particular clues could emerge as filming begins, with solid or crew members sharing images from set. Regardless of what path season 2 takes, followers have confirmed they’re going to tune in to see the way it all unfolds.
Source: Gerard Way