Netflix have teased the first look at the “Umbrella Academy” cast for the new series due out in 2019. The teaser image shows 6 of the main cast obscured by their numbered umbrellas. The 10-episode series will star Tom Hopper, Emmy Raver-Lampman, Robert Sheehan, Aiden Gallagher and Ellen Page, among others.
- Spaceboy (Luther Hargreeves) – played by Tom Hopper
- The Kraken (Diego Hargreeves) – played by David Castañeda
- The Rumor (Allison Hargreeves) – played by Emmy Raver-Lampman
- The Séance (Klaus Hargreeves) – played by Robert Sheehan
- Number Five (The Boy) – played by Aidan Gallagher
- The Horror (Ben Hargreeves) – deceased
- The White Violin (Vanya Hargreeves) – played by Ellen Page
Based on the popular, Eisner award-winning comics and graphic novels created and written by Gerard Way (My Chemical Romance) and illustrated by Gabriel Bá, The Umbrella Academy is a live action series that follows the estranged members of a dysfunctional family of superheroes (The Umbrella Academy) — 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. Published by Dark Horse Comics, the comic series garnered much praise from fans and critics alike for its alternate and twisted take on the superhero genre.