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Following Elliot Page‘s announcement that he is transgender, Netflix confirmed that the actor will continue to play the role of Vanya Hargreeves in The Umbrella Academy. The character, one of the lead roles in Netflix’s major superhero series hit, will reportedly remain a cisgender woman.
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The Umbrella Academy came back for a second season on Netflix at the beginning of September and immediately topped the weekly streaming charts, greatly surpassing longtime streaming favorites like The Office, Grey’s Anatomy and NCIS. With that kind of success, it should come as no surprise that The Umbrella Academy season 3 has already been ordered by Netflix ,with production slated to start early next year. Read More »
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The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows.
In this edition, watch a VFX breakdown of the final battle from the second season of The Umbrella Academy, but beware of spoilers. Take a look behind the scenes of The Goonies thanks to a throwback featurette, and get up close and personal with Kevin Conroy, the voice of The Dark Knight on Batman: The Animated Series. Read More »
Like its debut season, The Umbrella Academy’s second season is oozing with historical, sociopolitical, and pop culture references, and nods to Gerard Way’s comic book source material. However, in the beginning of season 2, in each of the scenes during which the seven gifted children of The Academy travel back to the 1960s, a Hammer Film Production B horror flick, except for The Sergeant was a Lady, plays at the Avon Theater in Dallas, Texas, setting the tone for the rest of the season. And what a tone Hammer films have.
This post contains spoilers for The Umbrella Academy season 2.
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