With Friday, July 31, right around the corner before we know it, Netflix's The Umbrella Academy has released yet another set of preview/teaser images (with our "feels" telling us we're getting an official trailer drop this week), returning our eyeballs back in the direction of the Hargreeves clan (Ellen Page, Tom Hopper, David Castañeda, Emmy Raver-Lampman, Robert Sheehan, Aidan Gallagher, and Justin Min). In the first two images, Allison (Raver-Lampman) looks to be enjoying the "60s trippiness" of it all, but Diego's (Castañeda) looking a little unsteady. The last image looks to reassure fans that "through thick and thin and space and time," Klaus (Sheehan) and Ben (Min) will always be family:
Five warned his family (so, so many times) that using his powers to escape from Vanya's (Page) 2019 apocalypse was risky. Well, he was right – the time jump scatters the siblings in time in and around Dallas, Texas. Over a three year period. Starting in 1960. Some, having been stuck in the past for years, have built lives and moved on, certain they're the only ones who survived. Five is the last to land, smack dab in the middle of a nuclear doomsday, which – spoiler alert! – turns out is a result of the group's disruption of the timeline (déjà vu, anyone?). Now the Umbrella Academy must find a way to reunite, figure out what caused doomsday, put a stop to it, and return to the present timeline to stop that other apocalypse. All while being hunted by a trio of ruthless Swedish assassins (Tom Sinclair, Kris Holden-Ried, Jason Brydenwait). But seriously, no pressure or anything. Joining them on their time-twisted mission are Lila, Texas housewife Sissy (Marin Ireland); devoted husband and natural-born leader Raymond (Yusuf Gatewood); and Lila (Ritu Arya), a "chameleon" who can be as brilliant or as clinically insane as the situation requires. Unpredictable, mischievous, and sarcastic, Lila's gifted with a twisted sense of humor.
And let's not forget about the official poster for the Gerard Way/Gabriel Ba comic book adaptation, which was already confirmed to contain some storyline easter eggs in the reflections in their sunglasses. Luther (Hopper) remains committed to "saving the day," while Diego (Castañeda) clearly has eyes for Lila, and Allison (Raver-Lampman) looks to make a societal difference. For Sheehan's Klaus, it's about finding a connection and dealing with lost love, while Min's Ben looks to reclaim the family life taken from him and Page's Vanya appears to want to put the past/future behind her with a fresh start. As for Five (Gallagher)? He trying to get them all on the same page so they can avert an apocalypse in time to avert… another apocalypse?