After many months of anticipation from fans, the web series of Gerard Way‘s (My Chemical Romance) superhero comic series The Umbrella Academy now has a confirmed premiere date and a trailer too.
The 10-episode web series is set primarily in 1977 in an alternate history where the 35th US President John F. Kennedy was never assassinated, and revolves around a dysfunctional family of seven superheroes (aka The Umbrella Academy): The Monocle, Spaceboy, The Kraken, The Rumor, The Séance, Number Five, The Horror, and The White Violin.
The show’s cast includes Ellen Page (Inception, Juno), Colm Feore (24, The Chronicles Of Riddick), singer/songwriter Mary J. Blige, and Tom Hopper (Game Of Thrones, Black Sails).
You can check out the first trailer below.
Developed by Steve Blackman (Fargo, Legion), the first season of the series will debut exclusively on Netflix on February 15th 2019.