Netflix had re-entered the superhuman society after Jessica Jones, with its adaptation of Gerad Way and Gabriel Ba’s The Umbrella Academy that aired in February 2019. And finally, the season 2 of the show is back in the talks again with the speculations of its release this year that has hyped the fans furthermore.
Although the official release has not been confirmed, speculations are being made about Season 2’s airing to be in mid-2020, assuming the production of the series took eighteen months starting in February 2019. Yet Netflix has only released the status of season 2 as coming soon.
All the seven children of Reginald Hargreave is expected to return for the new season with the original cast returning with Justin H. Min as Ben, David Castaneda as Diego, Tom Hopper as Luther, Rober Sheehan as Klaus, Emmy Raver-Lampman as Allison, Ellen Page as Vanya, Aidan Gallagher as Number Five.
Three new main characters are also in the talks to be included in the upcoming season of the show. According to Netflix’s statement, Joseph Gatewood, Ritu Ayra, and Marin Ireland will also join the cast as the three original actors.
It is safe to say that the upcoming season will pick up right after season 1 where the Vanya or number seven (unbeknown to everyone, had powers all along) blasted a portion of the moon -causing the inadvertent destruction of the Planet Earth. Still, Number Five was able to lead them into an alternate timeline where they were again in their adolescent phases.
Although the plot of season 1 took off onto a different route than formerly in the graphic novel, the creators still use the original comic as the blueprint. So, assumingly, some of the elements and character development may be expected from the comics.
The end of Marvel creations on the Netflix might be better of the consumer of the superhero genre as it has now pushed the Netflix to rediscover and bring back the much-underrated stories.