The Umbrella Academy
The Umbrella Academy is a live-action series that follows the estranged members of a dysfunctional family of superheroes – The Monocle, Spaceboy, The Kraken, The Rumor, The Séance, Number Five, The Horror, and The White Violin – as they work together to solve their father’s mysterious death while coming apart at the seams due to their divergent personalities and abilities.
The action of The Umbrella Academy season 1 unfolds in some alternative universe. An incredible event happens in the middle of the 20th century. Forty-three women simultaneously gave birth to not quite ordinary babies. Each of them is endowed with superpowers. An alien hiding under the name of Sir Reginald Hargreeves, rescues seven unique children and creates the Umbrella Academy. Their talents allow them to protect the Earth. Years pass, the Academy disintegrates, Hargreeves dies. His students meet at the funeral of their mentor. They decide to reunite in order to protect humanity and investigate the death of the mentor, speaking out against one of the former associates in the Academy.Read more »