Netflix announces the return of 'The Umbrella Academy' with dance video of the cast

Tom Hopper. (Screengrab: YouTube)
Tom Hopper. (Screengrab: YouTube)

Netflix announced the return of The Umbrella Academy with a cute video of the cast performing to the dance scene from the first season.

Set to I Think We're Alone Now each cast member re-enacts their dance moves while in isolation.


Based on the comics and graphic novels by Gerard Way it centres on seven children adopted by Sir Reginald Hargreeves, a billionaire industrialist, who were born on the same day in 1989. Each of them has a superpower that they must use to help save the world. 

The live-action series stars Ellen Page, Tom Hopper, Emmy Raver-Lampman, Robert Sheehan, David Castañeda, Aidan Gallagher, Cameron Britton and Mary J. Blige.

While details around the second season remain under wraps according to IGN Africa, they have revealed the new actors joining the show.

Yusuf Gatewood (Good Omens), Ritu Arya (Humans) and Marin Ireland (Sneaky Pete) have been cast.

Season 2 is set to premiere on the streaming service on Friday, 31 July.

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