The Netflix original series The Umbrella Academy has been renewed for a third season on the streaming service platform, according to Deadline. In relation to the series’ two previous seasons, the upcoming third season will consist of ten-episodes, bringing the season’s total to thirty episodes. The news of the series’ renewal comes on the heels of the series’ premiere of its second season on July 31.
Created by Steve Blackman (Fargo, Private Practice), The Umbrella Academy is a television adaptation of the comic book series under the same name by My Chemical Romance singer Gerard Way (The True Lives of the Fabulous Killjoys) and Gabriel Bá (Casanova). Blackman will continue his role as the series’ showrunner in addition to executive producing for the upcoming third season. The comic books and the series centers a collection of adopted superheroes dealing with the aftermath of the death of their adoptive, billionaire father Reginald Hargreeves. Due to the death of their father, the superheroes have reunited and have ultimately found themselves fighting against and preventing an impending apocalypse.
The series cast includes the likes of Ellen Page (Juno), David Castañeda (Jane the Virgin, Sicario: Day of the Soldado), Tom Hopper (Game of Thrones), Robert Sheehan (Misfits, Love/Hate), Emmy Raver-Lampman (Hamilton, Central Park), Aidan Gallagher (Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn), Colm Feore (24, Thor), Ritu Arya (Feel Good, Red Notice), and Justin H. Min (Dating After College). This collection of cast members are set to reprise their roles for the upcoming third season.
Currently, the third season is expected to begin production in February 2021, yet there currently is no known expected premiere date for the new season. For interested television fans, check out the first season trailer below: