everything you need to know ahead of season 3

The third season of The Umbrella Academy it’s almost here. After a nearly two-year hiatus due to the pandemic, streaming’s most beloved superhero family returns to June 22. And it does, promising to rework its main themes, delve into its more interesting premises, and show new sides to the characters. Everything, as the members of the Hargreeves family must face the most unusual enemies. That, while dealing with their respective alternate versions in an alternate timeline, embodied in the sparrow academy.

From its first season, The Umbrella Academy distinguished itself by subverting expectations. In particular, the way to analyze and deepen the powers and peculiarities of their characters. And it looks like its third season will be no exception. In the official synopsis for the next chapters, Netflix seems to clarify that the Hargreeves family will face an unexpected enemy.

That in addition to dealing with the eventuality of Sparrow Academy, the great suspense end of its second season. But the rest of the story will apparently be more about observing its curious superheroes than a new dimension. And to analyze the new scenario that they will go through, in the midst of the usual family disputes and their quest for identity.

A new course for a family in difficulty

To the surprise of the public, the third season of The Umbrella Academy will be presented on June 22. Which means Netflix will change its traditional premiere day (Fridays) to a new one. The reason? Most likely, the platform will try to ensure that the popularity of the series does not tarnish the return of another of its flagship programs. the long awaited fourth season of stranger things It will arrive in two parts in the middle of this year.

The first will air on May 27 and the second on July 1. Which means that new episodes of The Umbrella Academy they would be practically caught between the two events. So it’s obvious that Netflix has taken steps to keep the two TV events separated by nine days. This shows the importance of series for the catalog of the subscription service.