This article about Season 2 of Space Force was originally published on April 1, 2019 and updated on October 16, 2021 following the release of the season on Netflix. Read on for the original article, with some new changes to reflect the latest updates on this topic.
Umbrella Academy was Netflix's unexpected hit of early 2019, offering a moody-yet-invigorating take on the superhero genre that was the perfect antidote to those moody-and-plodding Marvel shows. Season 1 ended on a huge cliffhanger, and it didn't take long for Netflix to confirm Umbrella Academy Season 2.
Let's dust off our umbrellas and recap everything there is to know about Umbrella Academy Season 2, from its release date to who's in the cast, the plot, the chances of a Season 3, and more.
What happened at the end of The Umbrella Academy Season 1?
Season 1 focused on Number 5's attempts to stop the apocalypse after accidentally traveling forward in time as a child to discover the end of the world. The show begins when he finally makes it back to the "present," where his superhero siblings have all grown into adults.
5 eventually figures out how the world ends and attempts to stop it, but he fails. To everyone's surprise, the cause of it is the sister they all thought was powerless: Vanya (Ellen Page). Their adopted father suppressed her dangerous abilities as a child and even made Allison an accomplice to the act by using her power of suggestion.
In the final fight, Allison thinks she's able to stop Vanya/White Violin and save the world without killing her sister. However, one of Vanya's energy beams hits the moon, breaking it into pieces, which come hurtling down to Earth. Number 5 decides to travel through time once more, taking his siblings with him. The season ends with them disappearing through time just before a fiery blaze destroys the city.
When was the Umbrella Academy Season 2 release date?
Umbrella Academy Season 2 was released on July 31, 2020. As is custom with most Netflix shows, all episodes dropped at the same time.
Is there a trailer for Umbrella Academy Season 2?
Yes! The trailer for Umbrella Academy Season 2 was released in July 2020. You can watch it below.
How many episodes are there be in The Umbrella Academy Season 2?
Keeping with Season 1, The Umbrella Academy consisted of ten one-hour episodes.
What was the Umbrella Academy Season 2 plot about?
Season 2 opens with where Season 1 left off, with Number 5 taking her siblings through time. Unfortunately, things go awry, stranding them across different years in the 1960s. Though the group eventually reunites, they now have to contend with living in a completely different era. Umbrella Academy Season 2 throws several '60s situations at the characters, including segregation and the JFK Assassination. Meanwhile, the Handler is demoted following the events of Season 1 and now must continue to work for the Commission while also providing some tempting offers to our central quintet.
Who was in the Umbrella Academy Season 2 cast?
Returning cast members for Season 2 of Umbrella Academy include Elliot Page (Vanya/Number Seven), Tom Hopper (Luther/Number One), David Castañeda (Diego/Number Two), Emmy Raver-Lampman (Allison/Number Three), Robert Sheehan (Klaus/Number Four), and Aidan Gallagher (Five/Number Five). Kate Walsh, who plays the Handler, was also upgraded to main cast for Season 2.
Considering the time travel aspect, Season 2 revealed several new characters. Ritu Arya plays Lila Pitts, Diego's lover, and the Handler's adopted daughter, with the power to mirror someone else's. Yusuf Gatewood plays Raymond Chestnut, Allison's second husband. And Marin Ireland plays Sissy Cooper, Vanya's friend, and love interest.
Was Umbrella Academy renewed for Season 3?
The Umbrella Academy Seasons 1 & 2 are available to stream on Netflix.
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