Gerard Way's 'Umbrella Academy' Coming to Netflix

07-15-2017
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The Umbrella Academy

(Radio.com) The rumors have been confirmed. The Umbrella Academy, a graphic novel collaboration between illustrator Gabriel Ba and My Chemical Romance frontman Gerard Way is coming to Netflix as a live action series.

"I am thrilled that The Umbrella Academy has found a home at Netflix. I couldn't think of a better place for the vision Gabriel Ba and myself had when creating the comic, and cannot wait for people to experience that world as a live action show," said Gerard Way.

According to an official synopsis the series follows the estranged members of a dysfunctional family of superheroes: The Monocle, Spaceboy, The Kraken, The Rumor, The Seance, Number Five, The Horror, and The White Violin -- as they work together to solve their father's mysterious death. Read more here.

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