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“The Umbrella Academy” Season 3 Trailer Reveals a Brand New Battle

The official trailer for The Umbrella Academy season 3 is here, revealing that the Academy’s adoptive father, Sir Reginald Hargreeves (Colm Feore) created another superhero team, the Sparrows. Although to be fair, Sir Reginald didn’t do that to spite the superhero family we’ve come to know and love, the Hargreeves, he did it because on the current timeline the Hargreeves find themselves in, he never adopted them in the first place.

The trailer shows us how all that time-traveling adventures in season two, which culminated with the Hargreeeves stopping a full-blown armageddon in 1963, had some unintended side effects. As we’ve learned in countless time travel stories, from Back to the Future to Avengers: Endgame, if you mess with history, you mess with the future, too. Thus, the Hargreeves siblings now find themselves in a timeline where they were never adopted by Sir Reginald. In fact, when the Hargreeves arrive at The Umbrella Academy after their victorious victory, Sir Reginald has no idea who they are or what they’re talking about. “This is the Sparrow Academy,” he tells them, and thus the Hargreeves meet their new pseudo-family members. Spoiler alert: the Sparrows aren’t happy about it.

It gets worse—it seems that the Hargreeves also inadvertently created a time paradox that could swallow the universe as they know it. The only way to stave off the potential end of reality as they know it requires the Hargreeves to find a way to work with the Sparrows, which, if you know anything about the internecine family squabbles that exist within the Hargreeves themselves, this is going to be easier said than done.

Check out the trailer below. The Umbrella Academy season 3 returns to Netflix on June 22.

Here’s the official synopsis for season 3:

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?

The cast includes Tom Hopper as Luther, David Castañeda as Diego, Emmy Raver-Lampman as Allison, Robert Sheehan as Klaus, Aidan Gallagher as Five, Elliot Page as Viktor, and Justin H. Min as Ben. Newcomers include Justin Cornwell, Britne Oldford, Jake Epstein, Genesis Rodriguez, Cazzie David, and Javon Walton.

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Featured image: The Umbrella Academy. (L to R) Emmy Raver-Lampman as Allison Hargreeves, Elliot Page, Tom Hopper as Luther Hargreeves, Aidan Gallagher as Number Five, David Castañeda as Diego Hargreeves, Robert Sheehan as Klaus Hargreeves in episode 301 of The Umbrella Academy. Cr. Courtesy of Netflix © 2022

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