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Umbrella Academy Movie Is Coming
by Tony 'G-Man' Guerrero on
Gerard Way's comic is getting adapted for the big screen.
What are your thoughts on Umbrella Academy, the comic written by My Chemical Romance singer, Gerard Way? The Hollywood Reporter has announced that a movie is in the works at Universal and will be written by Mark Bomback. Bomback is not a stranger to comic adaptions as he wrote the "Constantine" movie. His other credits include "Live Free Or Die Hard" and "Race To Witch Mountain." I'm not so sure what to think about this.
Umbrella Academy is a good comic (there's been a couple mini's). It deals with an alien named Sir Reginald Hargreeves (disguised as a healthy entrepreneur) who adopts some super-powered kids and trains them to save the world. After his death, they get back together to continue his plan.
I think this can easily make a good movie. It's just a matter of how it will be made. I couldn't bring myself to see "Constantine" so the fact that Mark Bomback is writing this concerns me a little. I will just cross my fingers and hope for the best.