It looks like fans of Netflix’s series The Umbrella Academy have some good news! While the streaming platform has infamously cancelled a variety of popular series lately, it looks like The Umbrella Academy will not be one of them. It’s been confirmed that Netflix has renewed The Umbrella Academy for Season 3, an announcement that fans will undoubtedly be excited for – and let them breathe a sigh of relief in that it won’t be another show to get cancelled by the streaming service.
As pointed out by Deadline:
“Series-regular cast members set to return, reprising their roles, include Ellen Page, Tom Hopper, David Castañeda, Emmy Raver-Lampman, Robert Sheehan, Aidan Gallagher, Justin H. Min, Ritu Arya, and Colm Feore. Also coming back is executive producer/showrunner Steve Blackman.”
What’s more, it looks like the series is going to be shot in Toronto early next year in February. The new season will consist of ten episodes. This number fits in with the first two seasons of the series, both of which were previously given ten episodes each. So it looks like Netflix will be sticking to its proven formula with this series, which is good news for fans.
Aside from the above mentioned Steve Blackman, the series is also being executive produced by Jeff F. King, Mike Richardson, Keith Goldberg and Jesse McKeown. Gerard Way and Gabriel Bá co-executive produce on the series. It should also be stated that Jeff F. King is also involved with Umbrella Academy season 3 as a director.
The series, which is based on a popular Dark Horse comic book series by Gerward Way and Gabriel Bá, was the third most-watched series on Netflix in 2019. With season 2 of the series also being immensely popular on the streaming platform, one can assume that season 3 will be just as successful for Netflix. Hopefully we’ll have more details on that front soon as production prepares to start this coming February in Toronto. As always, stay tuned with ScreenGeek for any further updates on the new season.