Gerard Way's 'The Umbrella Academy' Coming To Netflix

Netflix has ordered a 10-episode, live action series based on Gerard Way's The Umbrella Academy. Deadline reported that "the project hails from Universal Cable Productions and Dark Horse Entertainment. Steve Blackman (Fargo, Altered Carbon) has been tapped as executive producer and showrunner on the series, which is slated for a 2018 and originated with a pilot script written by Jeremy Slater (The Exorcist)."

Way added "I am thrilled that The Umbrella Academy has found a home at Netflix...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."

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