News for the cast of The Umbrella Academy!
Netflix today announced (10) three new names for the series: Yusuf Gatewood, Marin Ireland, and Ritu Arya.
The trio joins the cast formed by the actors Ellen Page, Tom Hopper, David Castañeda, Emmy Raver-Lampman, Robert Sheehan, Aidan Gallagher, and Justin H. Min.
Gatewood will be Raymond a charismatic leader. Ireland will be Sissy, a Texas woman who married early, but who is eager to rediscover love and life. And Arya will be Lila, a sarcastic and unpredictable young woman.
The Umbrella Academy is based on popular comics and graphic novels by Gerard Way(from the band My Chemical Romance), illustrated by the Brazilian Gabriel Bá and published by Dark Horse Comics.
In the first year, we will meet seven special children who were adopted by Sir Reginald Hargreeves, billionaire industrialist who decides to create the Umbrella Academy and prepare your children to save the world.
But not everything went according to plan. When they reached adolescence, the family disintegrated and the team broke up. Now, the remaining six members, in their mid-30s, are brought together by the news of Hargreeves’ death.
Luther, Diego, Allison, Klaus, Vanya and Number Five begin to work together to solve a mystery related to their father’s death. But they are at odds again because of the conflicts caused by different personalities and skills – all in the midst of the imminent threat of global apocalypse.
The second year has no premiere date. Read our spoiler-free review here.