THE UMBRELLA ACADEMY Has Been Renewed For A 10-Episode Third Season At Netflix

THE UMBRELLA ACADEMY Has Been Renewed For A 10-Episode Third Season At Netflix

After a critically-acclaimed second season, Netflix has (thankfully) renewed The Umbrella Academy for a third run, with the new episodes scheduled to begin shooting early next year in Toronto...

Netflix has officially renewed The Umbrella Academy for a third season, which should come as a relief to fans eager to spend more time with the highly dysfunctional Hargreeves family.

The Dark Horse adaptation was rumored to have scored a two-year renewal after its strong debut, but given the streamer's penchant for cancelling shows just as they're hitting their stride, a third season was far from guaranteed.

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THR reports that season 3 will consist of 10 episodes, with main cast members Ellen Page, Tom Hopper, David Castañeda, Emmy Raver-Lampman, Robert Sheehan, Aidan Gallagher, Justin H. Min, Ritu Arya and Colm Feore all confirmed top return. Steve Blackman is also back on board as showrunner.

Production is expected to begin in Toronto next February.

The season 2 finale (you can check out our review HERE) saw the gang successfully save the world (again) from armageddon, but when they returned to their own timeline, they found themselves in an alternate reality with the "Sparrow Academy" seemingly led by the now very much alive Ben Hargreeves.

Gerard Way reportedly has eight more graphic novels planned for The Umbrella Academy and would like the show to follow suit, so let's hope Netflix doesn't get twitchy if those viewership figures drop.

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