Netflix, the world’s leading internet TV network, will bring the ten-episode series The Umbrella Academy to members worldwide in 2018.
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Deadline is reporting that Dodgeball director Rowson Thurber is writing the adaptation of The Umbrella Academy for Universal Pictures. The comic revolves around an adopted dysfunctional family of superheroes with bizarre powers who are brought together by a mentor. As children, they defeat the Eiffel Tower when it’s turned into a laser-spewing structure by a zombie robot. In later installments of the comic, the kids disband but reunite as adults after their mentor is killed. Dark Horse’s Mike Richardson will produce with Scott Stuber of Stuber films. via Deadline
Dark Horse Comics has announced Hellboy: Seed of Destruction and Umbrella Academy: Apocalypse Suite are now available for digital download via the iTunes store for viewing on the iPhone and iPod Touch. The first impressive issues of Hellboy and The Umbrella Academy are now available through the iTunes Store, with subsequent issues available soon. Seed of Destruction is available as four issues at $0.99 each, or as a bundle of all four issues for $3.99. The first issue of Apocalypse Suite is available for free, with issues #2â€“#6 only $0.99 each, or a bundle of all six issues for $4.99.