Umbrella Academy Season 2 Updates: Possibly the uniqueness of The Umbrella Academy is that its characters do not show the classic ideal superheroes. Say, such as Superman or Captain America to give two remarkable examples. No, the heroes of The Umbrella Academy are personalities with wound and unsolved disputes.
The showrunner for the series is Steve Blackman (Fargo, Altered Carbon). Also, he is an executive producer with Jeff F. King (Hand of God), Keith Goldberg and Mike Richardson.
Umbrella Academy Season 2: Summary
A necessary fact to acknowledge the series is that it takes place in another universe. Here the American president John F. Kennedy is not killed in Dallas in 1963. In season 1, the original story of the group is told.
In 1989, on the same day, 43 children are born. Their mothers have no symptoms of being pregnant until the day before delivery. And they are unconnected to each other. Billionaire Sir Reginald Hargreeves adopts about seven of these babies. They make The Umbrella Academy make ready these children. It is for the time when they are set to save the world.
What Hargreeves didn’t understand is that when these kids come to their teens, fights break out, and the group will break up. That’s when the first chapter of The Umbrella Academy begins. That is the time when the group’s six living members meet on the moment of their parent’s death. And they find that they must go together to stop the end of the world.
Umbrella Academy Season 2: Characters
The group comprises of the following characters:
Vanya/Number Seven, also known as The White Violin, possess the strength to convert sound waves into a disastrous force.
Luther/Spaceboy/Number One, an astronaut with superhuman power.
Diego/The Kraken/Number Two possess the ability to toss the knives.
Alison/The Rumor/Number Three possess the skill to control reality with lies.
Klaus/The Séance/Number four is able to talk to the dead and with the strength of telekinesis.
Number Five is the one who can travel back in time.
Ben/Number Six can pull out tentacles from his body.
Umbrella Academy Season 2: Cast
Netflix declares that season 2 will be having the same lead cast as of the first season. It will consist of the following cast:
Ellen Page playing as Vanya,
Tom Hopper playing as Luther/Spaceboy
David Castañeda as Diego/The Kraken
Emmy Raver-Lampman as Alison/The Rumor
Robert Sheehan as Klaus/The Séance
Aidan Gallagher as Number Five
Justin Min as Number Six