Netflix confirmed this morning that it is renewing the highly popular series The Umbrella Academy for a second season on the streaming service.



According to a press release from Netflix, the cast set to reprise their roles include Ellen Page, Tom Hopper, David Castañeda, Emmy Raver-Lampman, Robert Sheehan, Aidan Gallagher, and Justin Min. Steve Blackman (Fargo, Altered Carbon) will return as Showrunner and Executive Producer alongside executive producers Jeff F. King (EP), Mike Richardson (EP), Keith Goldberg (EP), Gerard Way (Co-EP), and Gabriel Bá (Co-EP).


Production is set to begin on the second season this summer with 10 one-hour episodes produced by UCP (Universal Content Productions) for Netflix.

The Umbrella Academy is based on the comic book series created and written by Gerard Way, illustrated by Gabriel Bá, and published by Dark Horse Comics.

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