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Interview: ‘The Umbrella Academy’ Showrunner Steve Blackman Talks Season 3, The Soundtrack & More

The Umbrella Academy is back with a third season and it’s better than ever! I had the chance to sit down with Showrunner Steve Blackman for a few minutes to discuss the new season of the series.

During our conversation Blackman spoke about introducing the Sparrow Academy and the casting process behind it. He then went on to speak about the direction of this season and what he wanted to layout as the series progressed. Lastly, Blackman spoke about the return of Sir Reginald Hargreeves and what it means for the show.

Check out the interview with Steve Blackman below:

The Umbrella Academy Official Synopsis

After putting a stop to 1963’s doomsday, the Umbrella Academy return home to the present, convinced they prevented the initial apocalypse and fixed this godforsaken timeline once and for all. But after a brief moment of celebration, they realize things aren’t exactly (okay, not at all) how they left them. Enter the Sparrow Academy. Smart, stylish, and about as warm as a sea of icebergs, the Sparrows immediately clash with the Umbrellas in a violent face-off that turns out to be the least of everyone’s concerns. Navigating challenges, losses, and surprises of their own – and dealing with an unidentified destructive entity wreaking havoc in the Universe (something they may have caused) — now all they need to do is convince Dad’s new and possibly better family to help them put right what their arrival made wrong. Will they find a way back to their pre-apocalyptic lives? Or is this new world about to reveal more than just a hiccup in the timeline?

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