Both the trades and Netflix confirmed on Tuesday, a third season for hit series, The Umbrella Academy, based on Based on the acclaimed Dark Horse Comics publication by Gerard Way and Gabriel Bá.
Season one aired last February with a second arriving this past July as it focused on seven disparate members of a specially-gifted “family” – all born to seperate parents on the same day and time around the world. The interwoven drama culminates around the family’s oldest, Number Five, as he goes toe-to-toe with The Commission in order to save the world from an apocalyptic fate while struggling to keep his embattled family together in the wake of their eccentric billionaire adopted father’s death.
The show’s regulars include features Ellen Page, Tom Hopper, David Castañeda, Emmy Raver-Lampman, Robert Sheehan, Aidan Gallagher, Justin H. Min, Kate Walsh and Colm Feore, with Cameron Britton and Adam Godley, and season two additions Ritu Arya, Yusuf Gatewood and Marin Ireland. Filming begins in Toronto in February.
According to Deadline, Steve Blackman will return as showrunner, and will exec produce with Jeff F. King, Mike Richardson, Keith Goldberg and Jesse McKeown, with Way and Bá co-exec producing.
Oh my god! We're back! Again! It's official. Production for S3 of The Umbrella Academy begins in February pic.twitter.com/tZxyezzCOc
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