Gerard Way comic series could become TV show
The Umbrella Academy considered for Universal production
Former My Chemical Romance frontman Gerard Way’s superhero graphic novel series could become a TV Show.
Universal Cable Productions is considering his Umbrella Academy among three other potential Dark Horse Comics titles.
It follow’s Universal Pictures having looked at the possibility of making a movie out of the storyline, which he co-created with artist Gabriel Ba.
A press release summarises Way’s work by saying: “Nine years after parting ways, the estranged members of the Umbrella Academy, a dysfunctional family of superheroes with bizarre powers, must figure out how to work together to save the world.”
The first graphic novel series,_ Apocalypse Suite_, began in 2007 and won an Eisner Award the following year. It was followed by Dallas, Hotel Oblivion and four short stories.