'The Umbrella Academy' Season 4: Everything We Know So Far

The Umbrella Academy season 4 is officially happening.

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The Umbrella Academy is a sci-fi superhero series based on the comic book series of the same name written by Gerard Way, illustrated by Gabriel Bá, and published by Dark Horse Comics. It was created for Netflix and first premiered in 2019. It became one of the most-streamed series of the year. The show was immediately renewed for a new season after the success of the first. It has received a number of accolades, including six Emmy nominations.

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The show follows the story of a dysfunctional family of adopted siblings who are also superheroes. They reunite to solve the mystery of their father's death and the threat of an imminent apocalypse. Having saved the world and time travel for the purpose of their missions, here's what we need to know about the future of the show:

Will There Be Season 4 of The Umbrella Academy?

Season 3 witnessed people watching the latest season for 301.85 million hours on Netflix, making it a huge success. Hence, a renewal was definitely on the books. On August 25, 2022, Netflix renewed The Umbrella Academy for season 4, which will also confirmed to be the final season. It was also confirmed by Steven Blackman on Twitter. that the fourth season will have 6 episodes as compared to the previous seasons which all had 10 episodes.

The third season of the show was released on June 22, 2022. Like the seasons preceding it, the season has been getting positive reviews as well. The show is one of the most popular shows on Netflix and will definitely make its way to the Top 10 list when it is released. Previously, the second season was renewed in the same month after the first's success. The third season, however, was renewed a few months after the release of the second season.


What Is The Production Status Of The Umbrella Academy Season 4?

Filming for The Umbrella Academy Season 4 reportedly began in February 2023 and wrapped up in May 2023, based on a number of Social Media Posts by the cast and crew.


What Will The Plot Of The Umbrella Academy Season 4 Be?

The third season ended on a cliffhanger. The family confronts the deadly mysteries of the Hotel Oblivion with a growing suspicion that their mission is not what it seems. So far, the plot of the series has been in line with the stories of the comics. The first season adapted the first storyline, titled The Apocalypse Suite. The second season was based on the Dallas arc and the third season took elements from the Hotel Oblivion storyline. The fourth storyline of the comics is set to be called The Sparrow Academy, according to Screen Rant, and it has not yet been published. We may get an inkling of what to expect when the comic is published. The new season could also continue with the Hotel Oblivion as well.

Who Will Be In The Umbrella Academy Season 4?

The whole family will be coming back in the next season, the ones who have made it out alive, that is. This means Luther played by Tom Hopper, Diego, played by David Castañeda, Klaus played by Robert Sheehan, Five played by Aidan Gallagher, and Viktor, played by Elliot Page, are surely coming back. Ritu Arya as Lila and Justin H Min as Ben will likely be coming back as well.


As for The Sparrow Academy, Justin Cornwell as Marcus, Justin H. Min as Ben, Britne Oldford as Fei, Jake Epstein as Alphonso, Genesis Rodriguez as Sloane, and Cazzie David as Jayme; we will have to wait and see what happens.

Several new additions to the cast have been confirmed for season 4, including Megan Mullally, Nick Offerman, and David Cross. In this upcoming season, real-life couple Mullally and Offerman will take on the roles of Drs. Gene and Jean Thibedeau, a married pair of community college professors hailing from New Mexico. They are known for their sensible footwear and are plagued by an extraordinary case of déjà vu, which is unlike anything witnessed in this timeline.

On the other hand, David Cross is set to portray Sy Grossman, a man of upstanding character who owns a business and is a devoted family man. His character is marked by his shyness and a deep yearning to mend his relationship with his estranged daughter. He is prepared to go to great lengths to reunite with her, displaying an unwavering determination in his quest.

It's been confirmed that Jeremy Webb and Paco Cabezas are the directors of The Umbrella Academy Season 4.

What Are The Episode Titles For The Umbrella Academy Season 4?

We don't have the name of all the episodes just yet but we have been given a tease of the first and last episode, courtesy Steve Blackman's Instagram. The title of the first episode of the new season is "The Unbearable Tragedy of Getting What You Want," and the title of the final episode is "The End of Beginning."

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When Will The Umbrella Academy Season 4 Be Released?

Netflix has not yet announced a release date for the fourth season just yet. With filming wrapped in May 2023, we could expect a release sometime in late 2023 or early 2024. We'll keep an eye out for any official announcements and we'll be sure to update the article. 

This article was reviewed and is up to date as of September 9th, 2023.