Hola Dannie aqui,
Today Netflix released a trailer for "THE UMBRELLA ACADEMY" a series based on the 2007-2008 comic series created and written by Gerard Way and illustrated by Gabriel Bá. The comic went on to win an Eisner Award in 2008 for Best Finite Series/Limited Series, so it's obvious they have a plethora of amazing material to utilize and draw inspiration from. Hopefully, this series will be better than prior attempts to capture the comic universe cinematically; however, writer Jeremy Slater ("Fantastic Four," "Death Note," "Pet," and "The Lazarus Effect") has yet to impress me, so I am trying to be realistic. The optimist in me wants to say 'maybe he learned from his mistakes, and this will be awesome.' The pessimist side of me says 'oh why would they give such great material to someone who has dropped the ball so many times.' Then there is the realistic Dannie that says 'it probably won't be great, but maybe it'll have some great moments.'
Netflix describes "THE UMBRELLA ACADEMY" as-
"From the minds of Gerard Way and Gabriel Bá, The Umbrella Academy is the story of a super-dysfunctional family of superheroes who have eight days to get it together and save the world."
Here is the trailer for the super dysfunctional family at "THE UMBRELLA ACADEMY" enjoy.
"THE UMBRELLA ACADEMY" will start streaming on Netflix starting February 15th. I will give it a chance... fingers crossed. How do all of you out there in Geeklandia feel about this project? I am hoping it won't be blasphemy in contrast to the incredible source material.
Stay Strong, Live Good, Love Movies!
Dannie H.L. Knowles aka Pekosa Peligrosa