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The Umbrella Academy 

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A family of former child heroes, now grown apart, must reunite to continue to protect the world.
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"The Umbrella Academy" vs. Marvel Cinematic Universe

The stars of Netflix's new superhero series "The Umbrella Academy" talk about going head-to-head with the greatest heroes in the MCU ... and the DC Extended Universe, too.

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Cast

Series cast summary:
Ellen Page ...  Vanya Hargreeves 20 episodes, 2019-2020
Tom Hopper ...  Luther Hargreeves 20 episodes, 2019-2020
David Castañeda ...  Diego Hargreeves 20 episodes, 2019-2020
Emmy Raver-Lampman ...  Allison Hargreeves 20 episodes, 2019-2020
Robert Sheehan ...  Klaus Hargreeves 20 episodes, 2019-2020
Aidan Gallagher ...  Number Five 20 episodes, 2019-2020
Justin H. Min ...  Ben Hargreeves 20 episodes, 2019-2020
Mary J. Blige ...  Cha-Cha 10 episodes, 2019
Cameron Britton ...  Hazel 10 episodes, 2019
Adam Godley ...  Pogo 10 episodes, 2019
Colm Feore ...  Sir Reginald Hargreeves 10 episodes, 2019
Ritu Arya ...  Lila Pitts 10 episodes, 2020
Sheila McCarthy ...  Agnes 10 episodes, 2019
Jordan Claire Robbins ...  Grace 10 episodes, 2019
John Magaro ...  Leonard Peabody 9 episodes, 2019
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Storyline

On the same day in October 1989, forty-three infants are inexplicably born to random, unconnected women who showed no signs of pregnancy the day before. Seven are adopted by Sir Reginald Hargreeves, a billionaire industrialist, who creates The Umbrella Academy and prepares his "children" to save the world. But not everything went according to plan. In their teenage years, the family fractured and the team disbanded. Now, the six surviving thirty-something members reunite upon the news of Hargreeves' passing. Luther, Diego, Allison, Klaus, Vanya and Number Five work together to solve a mystery surrounding their father's death. But the estranged family once again begins to come apart due to their divergent personalities and abilities, not to mention the imminent threat of a global apocalypse. Written by jesusblack-30225

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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 February 2019 (USA) See more »

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Filming Locations:

Toronto, Ontario, Canada See more »

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16:9 HD
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This is Colm Feore's (Sir Reginald Hargreeves) fourth comic-book feature, after appearing in Thor (2011), The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (2014) and Gotham (2014). See more »

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Everything fox missed with X-men
16 February 2019 | by burnsb-71393See all my reviews

I read the comic for the umbrella academy about a year ago And was so intrigued by the characters. When I heard the Netflix was making it into a show I was so Excited. I was worried that they would change the source material and ruin it but I was so surprise when they adapted into something remarkable. Instead of taking the characters and butchering their storylines and traits , the show improved their backgrounds and arcs in ways I didn't think possible. The concept is very similar to the X-Men, where a group of kids raised in an academy with special powers, however it thrives in the sense that these characters have family drama as well as dealing with their powers. This show is a must watch for those who love the super hero genre!!!!!


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