The Umbrella Academy has been an incredible success. Both the television series and the graphic novels have taken off. Due to the hype surrounding creator Gerard Way and the My Chemical Romance reunion, The Umbrella Academy has reached more eyeballs than ever before.
The Umbrella Academy racked up over 45 million viewers in its first four weeks on the small screen. It also left quite a bit to be answered before signing off on season one. Fans have been clamoring for any type of detail regarding season two since. Fans are really digging deep into the universe of the show and producing some rather interesting theories regarding its characters.
One fan proposed a theory claiming that Sir Reginald Hargreeves and Number 5 are the same person. It is a rather interesting theory, however, the author revealed that they have not read the Gerard Way-written comics that The Umbrella Academy is based on. Comments were quick to say that this theory is not possible due to details revealed in the comics that they show has not released yet. It is a fun theory nonetheless and maybe The Umbrella Academy will do something different.
Anytime fans are coming up with theories and postulating all over the internet about them, you know you have a pretty rabid fan a base, so the book should be a huge hit.
Due out July 7, The Making of the Umbrella Academy is a book that will include exclusive commentary from the creative team and hundreds of behind-the-scenes images of the development and production of the series. Showrunner and executive producer Steve Blackman explains how they adapted Way and Gabriel Bá’s outlandish comic-book vision for the small screen.
The Making of the Umbrella Academy can be preordered on Amazon here or at most local retail bookstores.
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While we’ve been eagerly awaiting The Umbrella Academy season 2, which wrapped filming in November, it looks like Jeopardy! is down to have it return to our screen in other ways. Fans were in for quite the surprise last week when the Gerard Way-penned comic series appeared as a question on the game show.
Jeopardy! is currently hosting its The Greatest of All Time tournament, which has three record-breaking former contestants—Brad Rutter, Ken Jennings and James Holzhauer—competing against each other.
Match 3 concluded Thursday evening and will pick up Tuesday, Jan. 14 with match 4. Jeopardy! didn’t skimp on Friday’s show, however, airing a new episode with three other contestants.
Katie Needle, Alek Van Houghton and Jack McGuire faced off Friday where they were presented with the “numerical characters” category during Double Jeopardy!. Kate chose the $800 question, which featured a The Umbrella Academy shoutout of Aidan Gallgher’s Number 5.
— Angela (@QueenBabyChick) January 11, 2020
Katie got it right, later returning to the category for a Stranger Things-inspired question about Millie Bobby Brown. “This three-named actress turned her powers to Eleven on Stranger Things,” the $1600 question reads.
Katie got it right, eventually securing $12,400 at the end of the round to maintain the lead.
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