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The Express reviews Umbrella Academy

Netflix's 'The Umbrella Academy' is even weirder than the comic. It's an absolute must see. By David Betancourt Reporter February 1 2019 in print as A wind of change amid the deluge, Express February 19, 2019, p. 19 online at https://www.washingtonpost.com/arts-entertainment/2019/02/01/netflixs-umbrella-academy-is-even-weirder-than-comic-its-an-absolute-must-see/ [Author: Mike Rhode]
Tags: Comics, Netflix, Mike Rhode, David Betancourt, Umbrella Academy


The Umbrella Academy Episode 4 Recap

The Umbrella Academy Episode 4 Recap Episode 4 of The Umbrella Academy kicks off 7 years ago. Luther is the only one of the children who stayed. He is lonely in the big house without his siblings. Hargreeves sends Number One out on a mission, but without any backup, it goes badly. Luther is badly injured and dies on the table at the Academy. Hargreeves has Pogo hand him a serum, which Dad injects into Luther’s burned chest. Luther is saved, but days later he discovers the cost of his survival...
Tags: TV, Movies, Netflix, Luther, Recap, Five, Patch, TV Recap, Dolores, Ben, Hazel, Diego, Leonard, Allison, Cha Cha, Klaus


The Umbrella Academy Episode 3 Recap

The Umbrella Academy Episode 3 Recap Episode 3 of The Umbrella Academy opens five years ago. Vanya sees Umbrella Academy comic books in a pawn store window, along with a typewriter. She goes in and purchases the typewriter and writes her autobiography about life growing up in the Academy. All of her siblings read it, including the hurtful things she says about them. They were never a family, not really, and after Ben died they had no reason to stick together. The books was a success, at first...
Tags: TV, Movies, Netflix, Luther, Academy, Recap, Mom, Dad, TV Recap, Dolores, Ben, Hazel, Diego, Agnes, Leonard, Allison


‘The Umbrella Academy’ Showrunner Drew Inspiration From ‘The Royal Tenenbaums’ and ‘Children of Men’ [Interview]

Stop me if you’ve heard this one: a group of kids with extraordinary powers are raised together to save the world. No, no, it’s not the X-Men . It’s The Umbrella Academy , Netflix’s new series based on the Gerard Way and Gabriel Ba comic book. One day, women around the world give birth to super-powered children. Sir Reginald Hargreaves (Colm Feore) collects seven of them to raise in his mansion. They learn to use their powers for good, but when they reunite as adults after Hargreaves’ fu...
Tags: Television, Movies, Interview, Features, Netflix, Justice League, Eiffel Tower, Jeremy, Fargo, Vfx, Pogo, Gabriel, Blackman, Tiffany, Hargreaves, WETA


Best new shows and movies to stream: Deadpool 2, The Umbrella Academy, and more

Need something to watch this weekend? Check out our list of the best new shows and movies to stream right now. On the list this week: Deadpool 2, The Umbrella Academy, Lorena, and more. The post Best new shows and movies to stream: Deadpool 2, The Umbrella Academy, and more appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Entertainment, Trends, Home Theater, Streaming, Deadpool, Lorena, Movies & TV, Umbrella Academy


The Umbrella Academy Episode 2 Recap

The Umbrella Academy Episode 2 Recap The Umbrella Academy episode 2 opens with a flashback. The kids are sitting to dinner with Hargreeves when Five beaks protocol and speaks. He wants to try jumping through time. Hargreeves says absolutely not. It’s too dangerous. There is no way to know the kind of damage time travel could cause to the mind and body. Furious, Five walks out, unexcused, and into the street, where he makes short jumps through time. His final jump takes Five into the post-apoc...
Tags: TV, Movies, Netflix, Academy, Recap, Patch, TV Recap, Pogo, Dolores, Hazel, Diego, Claire, Leonard, Allison, Cha Cha, Klaus


TV Bits: ‘Knightfall’, ‘Talent’, ‘Jupiter’s Legacy’, ‘Into the Badlands’, ‘The Son’, ‘Luther’, ‘Project Blue Book’, ‘The Crown’

In this edition of TV Bits: Watch a trailer for Knightfall season 2. The creator of Justified is developing Talent for Fox. Josh Duhamel joins the cast of the Mark Millar series Jupiter’s Legacy. AMC has cancelled Into the Badlands and The Son. Luther season 5 premieres on the BBC America in June. Project Blue Book renewed for season 2. The Crown pay gap made Netflix reconfigure their talent salaries. The second season of Knightfall, History Channel’s answer to Game of Thrones, now has ...
Tags: Hbo, UK, Texas, London, Television, Movies, Drama, Amc, America, Fox, Netflix, Adaptation, Union, Idris Elba, Luther, Jupiter


The Umbrella Academy Episode 1 Recap

The Umbrella Academy Episode 1 Recap The Umbrella Academy season 1 episode 1 kicks off in Russia on October 1, 1989. At noon on that day, 43 women all around the world who were not pregnant when the day began all gave birth at the same time. Eccentric billionaire and adventurer Sir Reginald Hargreeves attempted to adopt as many of those kids as possible and raise them under his tutelage. He ended up with seven kids. Thirty years later, this is their story. PB = P...
Tags: TV, Movies, Russia, Netflix, Academy, Recap, TV Recap, Ben, Diego Diego, Klaus, Luthor, Vanya, ComingSoon, Ben Ben, Umbrella Academy, The Umbrella Academy


Weldon reviews 'The Umbrella Academy'

'The Umbrella Academy' Offers An Intriguing Curriculum Hurt By Overcrowding Glen Weldon February 14, 2019 https://www.npr.org/2019/02/14/693519408/the-umbrella-academy-offers-an-intriguing-curriculum-hurt-by-overcrowding [Author: Mike Rhode]
Tags: Comics, Weldon, Glen Weldon, Mike Rhode, Umbrella Academy


‘The Umbrella Academy’ Featurette Educates on Who The Dysfunctional Superheroes Are

What is The Umbrella Academy? Is it just X-Men but with siblings? The latest The Umbrella Academy featurette released by Netflix attempts to educate and explain this dysfunctional family of superheroes at the center of the series based on the comic by My Chemical Romance frontman Gerard Way. The Umbrella Academy Featurette It’s a little confusing that Ellen Page, Tom Hopper, Emmy Raver-Lampman, Robert Sheehan, David Castañeda, and Aidan Gallagher would all belong to the same family, but...
Tags: Television, Movies, Netflix, Mary J Blige, Video Clips, Gerard Way, Comic Book/Superhero, Action/Adventure, My Chemical Romance, Umbrella Academy, The Umbrella Academy, Reginald Hargreeves, Cameron Britton, Aidan Gallagher, Luther Diego Allison Klaus Vanya, Number Five


Who is The Umbrella Academy? New Featurette Unmasks the Netflix Series

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Who is The Umbrella Academy? New featurette unmasks the Netflix series Ahead of The Umbrella Academy‘s debut tomorrow, Netflix has released a new featurette for their newest comic book series. The video features interviews by the main cast talking about their characters and the show’s main theme. Check out the video below! PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefresh || {'gptAds':[],...
Tags: TV, Movies, Netflix, TV News, Mary J Blige, Jeff, Universal Cable Productions, Eisner, Gerard, Kate Walsh, Gerard Way, Mike Richardson, Umbrella Academy, The Umbrella Academy, Gabriel Bá, Reginald Hargreeves


Listen to an Exclusive ‘Umbrella Academy’ Track From Netflix’s New Superhero Series

This week, the strange, stylish superhero series The Umbrella Academy drops on Netflix, bringing the Eisner award-winning comics to life. In anticipation of the premiere, we’re debuting an exclusive Umbrella Academy soundtrack track, from the staggeringly prolific Jeff Russo. Hear the exclusive track below. Umbrella Academy Soundtrack Jeff Russo is in high-demand. The composer has created scores for shows like Fargo, Altered Carbon, The Night Of, Snowfall, Channel Zero, Star Trek: Disco...
Tags: Movies, Netflix, Mary J Blige, Lucy, Lakeshore Records, Jeff Russo, Eisner, Russo, Gerard Way, Comic Book/Superhero, Soundtracks, Netflix/Streaming Video, Umbrella Academy, The Umbrella Academy, Gabriel Bá, Reginald Hargreeves


Faun: Netflix, Sugar23 Acquire Screen Rights to Joe Hill Short Story

Faun: Netflix, Sugar23 acquire screen rights to Joe Hill short story Following a three-studio bidding battle, Netflix has won the screen rights to Joe Hill’s upcoming short story, Faun, Deadline has confirmed. Michael Sugar will produce the project alongside Ashley Zalta through his Sugar23 banner. PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefresh || {'gptAds':[], 'gptStandAlone':[]}; googletag.cmd.pus...
Tags: Movies, Amc, Netflix, Maine, Stockton, David Schwimmer, Joe Hill, Zachary Quinto, Hazel, Movie News, Jeremy Slater, Michael Sugar, Ashley Zalta, Umbrella Academy, Matt Reeves Peter Dinklage, Faun


The Umbrella Academy Promo: Hazel and Cha Cha Have the Best Job

BEGIN SLIDESHOW The Umbrella Academy promo: Hazel and Cha Cha have the best job Netflix has released a new promo for the upcoming The Umbrella Academy, giving us a closer look at the show’s main villains Hazel and Cha Cha. Starring Golden Globe-nominated actress Ellen Page, Robert Sheehan and Academy Award-nominated actress/singer-songwriter Mary J. Blige, the show will be available for streaming on February 15, exclusively on Netflix. Check out the video below! PB ...
Tags: TV, Movies, Netflix, TV News, Mary J Blige, Jeff, Hazel, Cha Cha, Universal Cable Productions, Eisner, Gerard, Kate Walsh, Gerard Way, Mike Richardson, Umbrella Academy, The Umbrella Academy


What's Coming and Going From Netflix the Week of February 11, 2019 

Look, I’m not making any promises about The Umbrella Academy, the latest comic book-to-Netflix Original series (Thursday). It could be terrible, but there’s something about the premise (estranged siblings with superpowers reunite after their father’s death) and the trailer, which has a sort of fairy-tale filter and…Read more...
Tags: TV, Entertainment, Netflix, Streaming, Lifehacks, Coming And Going, Umbrella Academy


Daily Podcast: ‘Hobbs & Shaw’ Is One Step Closer To A ‘Fast & Furious’ Movie In Space; Oscars, David Bowie, Umbrella Academy, Frankenstein, Hulu

On the February 1, 2019 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor in chief Peter Sciretta is joined by /Film writers Hoai-Tran Bui and Chris Evangelista to discuss the latest film and tv news, including Oscars, David Bowie, Umbrella Academy, Frankenstein , Hulu and Hobbs & Shaw . You can subscribe to /Film Daily on iTunes , Google Play , Overcast , Spotify and all the popular podcast apps (here is the RSS URL if you need it). On The Site: HT’s ‘Miss Bala’ Revie...
Tags: Movies, David Bowie, Cbs, Hobbs, Gina Rodriguez, Chris, Shaw, Bala, Peter Sciretta, Hoai Tran Bui, Chris Evangelista, Umbrella Academy, Film Daily Podcast, Sam Hume, Hobbs Shaw, Ziggy Stardust Johnny Flynn


‘The Umbrella Academy’ Early Buzz: A Weird and Wonderful Must-See Comic Book Series

The Umbrella Academy is just the latest of many superhero series to hit the small screen, as Hollywood breathlessly tries to mine every comic book for a TV show or film adaptation. But the Netflix series, based on the Gerard Way and Gabriel Bá Dark Horse comic book series of the same name, stands apart from the rest. Ellen Page leads the cast of The Umbrella Academy, which follows a gang of misfit siblings with superpowers who reunite to solve the mystery of their father’s death. Critics are pr...
Tags: Hollywood, Television, Movies, Washington Post, Dc Comics, Netflix, Ellen-Page, Cnet, Gabriel, Dark Horse Comics, Gerard Way, Comic Book/Superhero, The Buzz, Jeremy Slater, Umbrella Academy, Steve Blackman


New Umbrella Academy Trailer Reveals a Super Dysfunctional Family 

BEGIN SLIDESHOW New Umbrella Academy trailer reveals a super dysfunctional family Netflix has released the full trailer for The Umbrella Academy, revealing a super dysfunctional family of unlikely heroes in the upcoming comic book adaptation. Starring Golden Globe-nominated actress Ellen Page, Robert Sheehan and Academy Award-nominated actress/singer-songwriter Mary J. Blige, the show will be available for streaming on February 15, exclusively on Netflix. Check out the video below! ...
Tags: TV, Movies, Netflix, TV News, Mary J Blige, Jeff, Universal Cable Productions, Eisner, Gerard, Kate Walsh, Gerard Way, Mike Richardson, Umbrella Academy, The Umbrella Academy, Gabriel Bá, Reginald Hargreeves


‘The Umbrella Academy’ Trailer: It’s Like ‘X-Men’, But Weirder

Welcome to The Umbrella Academy, an institution that’s sort of like the X-Mansion from X-Men, but a lot more quirky. The new Netflix series, adapted from the comic created by My Chemical Romance frontman Gerard Way, follows a family of dysfunctional superheroes who are tasked with preventing the apocalypse (naturally). Watch The Umbrella Academy trailer below. The Umbrella Academy Trailer  What if Wes Anderson directed an X-Men adaptation? You might get The Umbrella Academy, a 10-episod...
Tags: Television, Movies, Netflix, Wes Anderson, Ellen-Page, Mary J Blige, Jeff, Gerard Way, Comic Book/Superhero, TV Trailer, My Chemical Romance, Mike Richardson, Umbrella Academy, The Umbrella Academy, Gabriel Bá, Reginald Hargreeves


/Film’s 25 Most Anticipated New Television Shows of 2019

Sure, 2019 sees the end of beloved TV shows like Game of Thrones and Veep, along with long-awaited continuations like True Detective and resurrected gems like Brooklyn Nine-Nine. But this year is looking particularly stacked when it comes to new series coming our way via traditional television and streaming. And since this is the internet, there was only one thing to do: rank ’em. The /Film staff gathered to hammer out our 25 Most Anticipated New Shows of 2019, and we recorded the deliberations...
Tags: Amazon, Hbo, Movies, Star Trek, Features, Fox, Netflix, Guillermo Del Toro, Dreamworks Animation, Cbs, George Clooney, Joseph Heller, Resistance, Henry Rollins, Patrick Stewart, Hulu


‘Umbrella Academy’ Trailer: Six Adopted Kids Have to Stop the Global Apocalypse

If the X-Men franchise has been disappointing you in recent years, maybe you’ll take solace in a different kind of mutant superhero story that has flares of Watchmen, Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children and Atomic Blonde all mixed together. Umbrella Academy, based on the comic book series created and written by Gerard Way , is a new series coming to Netflix in February, and the first trailer has just arrived with some 1980s pop music to usher in the story about a group of adopted misfi...
Tags: Television, Movies, Sci-fi, Netflix, Universal Cable Productions, Peregrine, Kate Walsh, Gerard Way, Comic Book/Superhero, TV Trailer, Ellen-Page, Umbrella Academy, Gabriel Bá, Steve Blackman, Mike Richardson Keith Goldberg Gerard Way


Netflix Debuts The Umbrella Academy Teaser Trailer

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Netflix debuts The Umbrella Academy teaser trailer Netflix has released the first footage from their next comic book adaptation with The Umbrella Academy teaser trailer! Check it out in the player below and look for the series to debut on February 15, 2019. PB = PB || {}; gptAds = PB.gptAds || {}; var opts = {"asBool":false,"adUnit":"\/4403\/cr\/comingsoon\/ros","adDiv":"pb_prebidjs_300x250_a","sizeStr":"[[300, 250]]","ma...
Tags: TV, Movies, Netflix, TV News, Mary J Blige, Jeff, Universal Cable Productions, Eisner, Gerard, Kate Walsh, Gerard Way, TV Premiere Dates, Mike Richardson, Umbrella Academy, The Umbrella Academy, Gabriel Bá


‘The Umbrella Academy’ First Look Reveals Release Date for Netflix Comic Book Series

Netflix has just released the first images and a release date for its next comic book series, The Umbrella Academy. The Umbrella Academy first look gives us a glimpse at the star-studded cast of the adaptation of Gerard Way‘s graphic novel, led by superhero vet Ellen Page. She plays one of the members of a “super” dysfunctional family who must come together to — what else? — save the world. Based on the Eisener Award-winning comics and graphic novels by My Chemical Romance frontman Gerard Wa...
Tags: Images, Television, Movies, Netflix, Adaptation, John F Kennedy, Ellen-Page, Mary J. Blige, Jeff, Sheehan, Tom Hopper, Kate Walsh, Gerard Way, Comic Book/Superhero, Robert Sheehan, Release Dates


The Umbrella Academy Premiere Date Set for February on Netflix

BEGIN SLIDESHOW The Umbrella Academy premiere date set for February on Netflix The Netflix series Umbrella Academy has released a batch of new character posters and first look photos from the upcoming comic book adaptation, and revealed the series will make its debut on February 15, 2019 on the streaming service. Check out the new photos below! The posters introduce the family members, so, for those unaware: Number 1 is Luther Hargreeves, played by Tom Hopper; number 2 is Diego Hargreeves...
Tags: TV, Movies, Netflix, TV News, Ellen Page, Mary J Blige, Jeff, Universal Cable Productions, Eisner, Gerard, Tom Hopper, Kate Walsh, Gerard Way, ComingSoon, New York Comic Con, Robert Sheehan


Theo Rossi Joins Mary J. Blige in Horror Thriller Body Cam

Theo Rossi joins Mary J. Blige in horror thriller Body Cam Luke Cage star Theo Rossi has been cast join in a supporting role in Paramount Player’s horror thriller Body Cam, according to Deadline. Rossi, who also starred on TV’s Sons of Anarchy, will join a cast that currently includes Mary J. Blige and Nat Wolff. Described as a blend of Get Out and End of Watch, Body Cam follows a group of LAPD officers who become haunted by a malevolent spirit tied to the murder of a black teenager at the ha...
Tags: Movies, Netflix, Mary J Blige, Lapd, Allison Janney, Tonya, John Ridley, ROSSI, Robert Lopez, Kristen Anderson Lopez, Nat Wolff, Blige, ComingSoon, Theo Rossi, Malik Vitthal, Umbrella Academy


Comic-Con: First Umbrella Academy Promo Art Teases the Family

BEGIN SLIDESHOW First Umbrella Academy promo art teases the family Netflix has released the first promo art for their original series The Umbrella Academy, featuring the full main cast. Check out the Umbrella Academy promo art in the gallery below! Colm Feore (House of Cards) Cameron Britton (Mindhunter), Adam Godley (Breaking Bad), Kate Walsh (13 Reasons Why) and Ashley Madekwe (Revenge) lead the series, while Mary J. Blige, Ellen Page, Tom Hopper, Emmy Raver-Lampman, David Castañeda, Ro...
Tags: TV, Movies, Netflix, TV News, Comic-Con, Gallagher, Eisner, Gerard, Kate Walsh, Gerard Way, ComingSoon, TV Premiere Dates, Ashley Madekwe, Mike Richardson, Umbrella Academy, The Umbrella Academy


Take a Peek at the Heroes (and Umbrellas) of the Umbrella Academy TV Series

It’s been a full year since Netflix announced that it would be adapting My Chemical Romance’s Gerard Way and illustrator Gabriel Bá’s Dark Horse comic series. Now it’s finally revealed the cast in all their superhero glory—okay, they reveal a very small portion of all their superhero glory, but we like what we see.Read more...
Tags: Comics, Science, Netflix, Streaming, Gerard Way, My Chemical Romance, Dark Horse, Umbrella Academy, Gabriel Bá


Mary J. Blige Set to Star in Horror-Thriller Body Cam

Mary J. Blige set to star in horror-thriller Body Cam Singer and actress Mary J. Blige will follow up her award-winning role in Mudbound with the upcoming horror-thriller Body Cam over at Paramount Pictures, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Described as a blend of Get Out and End of Watch, Body Cam follows a group of LAPD officers who become haunted by a malevolent spirit tied to the murder of a black teenager at the hands of two white officers, which was caught on body camera footage but...
Tags: Movies, Horror, Netflix, Mary J. Blige, Lapd, Paramount Pictures, Allison Janney, Tonya, John Ridley, Robert Lopez, Kristen Anderson Lopez, Blige, ComingSoon, Movie News, Malik Vitthal, Umbrella Academy


Kate Walsh Joins Netflix’s The Umbrella Academy

Kate Walsh joins Netflix’s The Umbrella Academy Kate Walsh (13 Reasons Why, Private Practice) is set to join the cast of the Netflix original series The Umbrella Academy. She will be starring alongside the previously-announced Colm Feore (House of Cards) Cameron Britton (Mindhunter), Adam Godley (Breaking Bad), and Ashley Madekwe (Revenge). Based on the popular, Eisner award-winning comics and graphic novels of the same name created and written by Gerard Way (My Chemical Romance), illustrated...
Tags: TV, Movies, Netflix, TV News, Streaming, Walsh, Gallagher, Eisner, Gerard, Kate Walsh, Gerard Way, ComingSoon, Netflix Original Series, Ashley Madekwe, Mike Richardson, Umbrella Academy


Rob Liefeld’s Extreme Universe Headed to Netflix

Rob Liefeld’s Extreme Universe headed to Netflix Netflix is already in the business of comic adaptations with their various Marvel series, the new series The End of the F***ing World, and the upcoming Umbrella Academy, but they’re doubling down on it now. Deadline reports that the streaming giant has picked up the rights to Rob Liefeld’s Extreme Universe. It was previously reported that Graham King and Fundamental Films were in the process of shepherding the project to the big screen, however...
Tags: Movies, Netflix, Streaming, Rob, Paramount Pictures, Paramount, Image Comics, Scott Stuber, ComingSoon, Youngblood, Movie News, Netflix Netflix, Rob Liefeld, Fabien Nicieza, Liefeld, Akiva Goldsman



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