NetflixMy Chemical Romance frontman Gerard Way‘s The Umbrella Academy comic book series is jumping from the page to the screen. Netflix is adapting the comic for a 10-episode live action series.
Written by Way and illustrated by Gabriel Bá, The Umbrella Academy comics first debuted in 2007. The series follows a dysfunctional family of superheroes who must come together to solve the mystery of their father’s murder.
“I am thrilled that The Umbrella Academy has found a home at Netflix,” says Way in a statement. “I couldn’t think of a better place for the vision Gabriel Bá and myself had when creating the comic, and cannot wait for people to experience that world as a live action show.”
The Netflix The Umbrella Academy series is scheduled to premiere in 2018.
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