Are you a die-hard fan of this action-packed fantasy series? If yes, we’ve got the best news for you: the much awaited season 2 of The Umbrella Academy has released on Netflix and it’s taking the story to a whole new level!
The Umbrella Academy Season 1 was an American television series that took us through the lives of seven superhero siblings who get back together to solve the mystery behind their adopted father’s death. The series went on to become the third most popular television series of 2019 and captured the hearts of millions of viewers worldwide. It was also nominated for a handful of prestigious awards like The People’s Choice Awards and the Teen Choice Awards.
The story began on October 1, 1989 when 43 women went into labor without any sign of pregnancy until the day they delivered. Billionaire Sir Reginald Hargreeves steps up to adopt seven of these children who grow up to form a small army of superheroes to fight crime on earth.
Fast forward to the day when all seven children reach adulthood, Luther is half ape, Diego has become a vigilante, Allison, a well known actress and Klaus, a drug addict. Even stranger, Ben is a ghost who can only talk with his adopted brother Klaus and Number Five can time travel. Vanya becomes a violinist and the only sibling who shows no evident super powers. Meanwhile, Sir Reginald dies and the superheroes gather to attend his funeral and Number Five returns from the future with a warning about the imminent threat of a global apocalypse. The series takes us through the enthralling journey of the superhero siblings while they try to unravel the secrets of their family.
What is new…
As for now, Ellen Page, Tom Hopper, David Castaneda, Robert Sheehan, Aiden Gallagher, Emmy Raver Lampman and Justin H. Min are back in an even more thrilling sequel. Episode one opens when Five brings news from the future of an imminent global apocalypse that will take place within just eight days. He joins his adopted brother Klaus, who is desperate for money, in a mission to find out more about the only clue he has about the apocalypse- a prosthetic eye.
To make things worse, two assassins arrive from the future on a quest to find Five. Meanwhile, Vanya’s seems to be getting along well with her new violin student, Lenard. Despite the similarities in plot with the first episode of season one, it has succeeded in keeping the audience spellbound.
Packed with action, comedy and suspense, season 2 promises much more. As the story develops, we get a greater insight into the life of Vanya through a much-needed flashback. Diego decides to shut down their robot mom, Klaus is taken prisoner, Luther’s body of a beast is explained and something fishy is going on between Allison and Luther.
As sequel to one of the most loved television series of our time, The Umbrella Academy Season 2 is already the topic of major speculation. Will it break records as we expect? We’ll have to wait to know that but, what we know is that it has already outdone it’s prequel.
Stay tuned for more updates on The Umbrella Academy Season 2 and many more action thriller episodes.