Tom Hopper, Emmy Raver-Lampman to co-star in ‘Umbrella Academy’

Tom Hopper, Emmy Raver-Lampman to co-star in 'Umbrella Academy'

Dec. 1 (UPI) — Tom Hopper, Emmy Raver-Lampman, David Castañeda, Robert Sheehan and Aidan Gallagher are to co-star with Ellen Web page in Netflix’s The Umbrella Academy.

The 10-episode sci-fi drama is to premiere in 2018.

Primarily based on the comics and graphic novels of Gerard Manner, the live-action sequence follows “the estranged members of a dysfunctional household of superheroes — Luther, Diego, Allison, Vanya, Klaus and Quantity 5 — as they work collectively to resolve their father Reginald Hardgraves’ mysterious dying, whereas coming aside on the seams attributable to their divergent personalities and talents,” a synopsis mentioned.

Steve Blackman is to function govt producer and show-runner. Jeremy Slater penned the pilot script.