The Umbrella Academy on Netflix

Gerard Way’s ‘The Umbrella Academy’ trailer is finally here

Our first look at the highly anticipated series is finally here!

December 8, 2018
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We finally have our very first look at Gerard Way’s Netflix series The Umbrella Academy and it’s everything we ever could have hoped for.

Check out the first official trailer below!

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Back in July 2017, we caught wind that Gerard Way’s comic The Umbrella Academy could potentially be getting a Netflix adaptation. A few days later, Way confirmed the series was headed to Netflix.

Yesterday, The Umbrella Academy’s Instagram page posted a simple video with the words “First Look Tomorrow.” The caption also reads “Grab your umbrellas.”

The trailer premiered today at CCXP in Brazil where the cast brought Umbrella Academy donuts to everyone.

Catch your very first look at The Umbrella Academy below:

Ellen Page will play Vanya, the black sheep of her dysfunctional family of superheroes, known as the Umbrella Academy. The rest of the dysfunctional family include Luther (Tom Hopper), Diego (David Castañeda), Allison (Emmy Raver-Lampman), Vanya (Page), Klaus (Robert Sheehan) and Number Five (Aidan Gallagher). The story follows the family as they “work together to solve their father’s mysterious death while coming apart at the seams due to their divergent personalities and abilities.”

Steve Blackman will take the executive producer role, with Jeremy Slater writing the pilot script. Way will serve as co-executive producer, Deadline explains. The series has also been confirmed for 10 episodes.

The Umbrella Academy hits Netflix Feb. 15, 2019.

Are you excited for this series to finally hit Netflix? What do you think of the official first look? Sound off in the comments below!

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Written by Whitney Shoemaker

Whitney is your definition of pop punk trash. If she's not jamming to State Champs or Grayscale, then she's probably out enjoying the finer things or working a show for Fearless Records as a Street Team Leader. She's a realist and an optimist, calling the city of Columbus her home. A huge fan of naps, Whitney often falls asleep in a city that doesn't. She's not hard to please, finding joy in discovering new bands or playing Everlong on the late night radio. Working at Alt Press and breaking ground in the music scene have always been a dream of hers, telling herself at an early age she was down for losing it all to make that happen! Now the weekend writer at AP, Whitney is prepared to be noticed and eager to contribute to the scene. If you catch her at a concert feel free to stick around, make small talk, or discuss her overuse of State Champs lyrics and song titles in her bio.