Among the aliens, superheroes and other crazy things set in this universe their also exist genetically engineered talking Chimpanzees. Breaking Bad’s Adam Godley will play Pogo the aforementioned chimpanzee ally of the Umbrella Academy. Pogo is the only point of comfort for the super-powered siblings, acting in much more of a fatherly role than The Monocle.
Ashley Madekwe from Revenge will play Detective Patch. This sleuth is at odds with the vigilantes that protect the same city she patrols. Patch prefers the by the book approach.
The Big Short’s John Magaro will be a series regular named Leonard Peabody. The character will be the romantic interest of Vanya and this will play out against the backdrop of the series.
Actress Kate Walsh will play also play a recurring character called The Handler. She has been officially described as a composed and confident leader of a mysterious, bureaucratic company who is always ready to manage any situation. It is also stated that you don't want to get on her bad side.
The Umbrella Academy has a solid cast bringing this one of a kind story to life and looks very promising to be unlike anything we have seen before.
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