In August this year, Netflix confirmed that The Umbrella Academy would get a season 4 but it also dropped the bomb that this season will seal the fate of the show. Ever since that, Netflix has been radio silent about the fourth and final season of The Umbrella Academy. The streaming giant has not even updated the viewers regarding the release date or the production status of the show.
For the unversed, here’s the official synopsis of The Umbrella Academy season 4 (courtesy of Rotten Tomatoes):
“On one day in 1989, 43 infants are inexplicably born to random, unconnected women who showed no signs of pregnancy the day before. Seven are adopted by billionaire industrialist Sir Reginald Hargreeves, who creates the Umbrella Academy and prepares his “children” to save the world.”
Based on the titular comic book series created and written by Gerard Way, who is also a popular singer known for his My Chemical Romance, The Umbrella Academy has become of the most critically acclaimed Netflix series so far. Its third season is based on the third book of the comic series, The Umbrella Academy: The Hotel Oblivion.
Check out all the latest updates regarding The Umbrella Academy season 4.
When will The Umbrella Academy season 4 hit the Netflix library?
Netflix hasn’t dropped any official release date of the show just yet, which is not surprising since it was renewed quite recently, plus season 3 was released this year only. Steve Blackman, the showrunner of The Umbrella Academy, routinely shares updates on Instagram. Recently, he shared the front page of the first episode’s script on social media. It was titled, “The Unbearable Tragedy of Getting What You Want.”
According to Netflix Life, “Production is set to run into next year, and there is a long post-production process.” Consequently, The Umbrella Academy season 4 can only be expected to arrive on Netflix in early 2024. Be that as it may, the wait will not be as long as it was for the third season. Regardless, we need more time before we can bid our adieus to the Umbrellas.
The season will reportedly be starring Elliot Page, Tom Hopper, David Castaneda, Emmy Raver-Lampman, Robert Sheehan, Aidan Gallagher, Justin H. Min, Ritu Arya, and Colm Feore, who will be reprising their respective roles.
What can we expect to happen in The Umbrella Academy season 4?
Since Netflix hasn’t provided us with a concrete plotline, we’ll refer to our previous article on the same for this bit:
“Season 3 finale left the viewers in a daze. In the struggle to save the world, the Umbrellas and some of the Sparrows were rendered to live in an alternate world. In this world, they are stripped of their powers, and to exacerbate the situation, Sloan is missing. Is there another apocalypse waiting for our favorite characters in the future? Is Allison alive or dead? All these questions can only be answered in The Umbrella Academy season 4.”
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