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The Umbrella Academy 

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A disbanded group of superheroes reunites after their adoptive father, who trained them to save the world, dies.

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Jeremy Slater
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"Umbrella Academy" Is a New Class of Superhero Story

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Series cast summary:
Ellen Page ...  Vanya Hargreeves 10 episodes, 2019
Tom Hopper ...  Luther Hargreeves 10 episodes, 2019
David Castañeda ...  Diego Hargreeves 10 episodes, 2019
Emmy Raver-Lampman ...  Allison Hargreeves 10 episodes, 2019
Robert Sheehan ...  Klaus Hargreeves 10 episodes, 2019
Aidan Gallagher ...  Number Five 10 episodes, 2019
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
Sheila McCarthy ...  Agnes 10 episodes, 2019
Justin H. Min ...  Ben Hargreeves 10 episodes, 2019
Jordan Claire Robbins ...  Grace 10 episodes, 2019
John Magaro ...  Leonard Peabody 9 episodes, 2019
Rainbow Francks ...  Detective Chuck Beamen 6 episodes, 2019
Cameron Brodeur ...  Young Luther 6 episodes, 2019
Eden Cupid ...  Young Allison 6 episodes, 2019
T.J. McGibbon ...  Young Vanya 5 episodes, 2019
Blake Talabis ...  Young Diego 5 episodes, 2019
Dante Albidone ...  Young Klaus 5 episodes, 2019
Ethan Hwang ...  Young Ben 5 episodes, 2019
Kate Walsh ...  The Handler 4 episodes, 2019
Heather Sanderson ...  Hostage at Bank / ... 4 episodes, 2019
Ashley Madekwe ...  Detective Eudora Patch 5 episodes, 2019
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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 »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Toronto, Ontario, Canada See more »

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16:9 HD
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Has been renewed for a second season, to begin production later in 2019. See more »

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Masterclass on how to use music in movies
19 February 2019 | by rlorenzoaSee all my reviews

Very entertaining series about superheroes, where superheroes have a life, a character, dramas and traumas... But what in my opinion raises it above the already good series is the use of music in the movie. Remarkable, impressive, needs to recognized with an award. It's been years (pulp fiction?) since I saw such a perfect use of music for the last time!


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