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The Netflix Adaptation Of Gerard Way’s The Umbrella Academy Has Been Renewed For A Second Season

Brii Jamieson
Brii Jamieson 27 February 2019 at 10.01

Exciting news.

UPDATE: February 28, 2019

According to The Umbrella Academy cast member Aidan Gallager (who plays Number Five), Netflix has not yet renewed the series for a second season. 

Taking to Twitter to acknowledge the news, he shared "While I have no doubts because I've been to the future (it sucks by the way) -- no word from Netflix on a 2nd season has been given to anyone yet. When it comes they will make it loud and headline clear to all."

As yet Netflix are yet to release an official statement.


The Netflix adaptation of Gerard Way's comic book seriesThe Umbrella Academy has been renewed for a second season. 

According to a report on GWW, the second season of The Umbrella Academy will be going into production at the end of 2019 in Toronto, with Peter Hoar signed on to direct the first episode.

Peter Hoar directed the pilot for the series, as well as episode 10 of season one. 

As yet there's no information around where the second season will pick up from, but it's been theorised that season two will pick up in a period back in time. No spoilers though. 

The renewal won't come as a surprise to many - it was revealed earlier this week that The Umbrella Academy is the most popular digital television series of 2019 so far. 

Check out the trailer for the Netflix adaptation of Gerard Way's The Umbrella Academy below:

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