Umbrella Academy's Behind-The-Scenes Featurette Premieres On Netflix Today

Last update: 15/02/2019

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 15 (Bernama) -- The behind-the-scenes featurette of the weird, wild and fantastic world of The Umbrella Academy, premieres on Netflix today.

According to Netflix, The Umbrella Academy is based on the comic book series created and written by Gerard Way, illustrated by Gabriel Bá, and published by Dark Horse Comics.

Filmed in Toronto, Canada, the show is produced by Universal Cable Productions for Netflix, with Steve Blackman serving as executive producer and showrunner, and additional EPs Jeff F. King, Mike Richardson, Keith Goldberg, Gerard Way, and Gabriel Ba.

It is created for television by Steve Blackman, with executive producers Steve Blackman (Showrunner/EP), Jeff King (EP), Keith Goldberg (EP), Mike Richardson (EP), Gerard Way (Co-EP), and Gabriel Bá (Co-EP)

Produced by Universal Cable Productions for Netflix, the series stars: Ellen Page, Mary J. Blige, Cameron Britton, Tom Hopper, David Castañeda, Emmy Raver-Lampman, Robert Sheehan, Aidan Gallagher, Colm Feore, Adam Godley, John Magaro, Ashley Madekwe and Walsh.

Here's the synopsis: "On the same day in 1989, forty-three infants are inexplicably born to random, unconnected women who showed no signs of pregnancy the day before. Seven are adopted by a billionaire who creates The Umbrella Academy and prepares his "children" to save the world.

Now, the six surviving members reunite upon the news of their father's passing and must work together to solve a mystery surrounding his death. But the estranged family begins to come apart due to their divergent personalities and abilities, not to mention the imminent threat of a global apocalypse."

-- BERNAMA