‘The Umbrella Academy’ Season 2: The World Is Ending Again In Opening Clip

The Hargreeves siblings are literally dropping into their second season in the newly released clip of The Umbrella Academy opening scene. In it we see Five (Aidan Gallagher) dropping into Dallas, Texas on November, 25th 1963. The place looks like a war scene and we quickly learn that Soviet soldiers have attacked the US.

As shots are literally fired, each sibling gets to display their respective power, with Allison (Emmy Raver-Lampman) blowing minds, Klaus (Robert Sheehan) summoning a ghost army, and Ben (Justin H. Min) reeking tentacle havoc from the dead. All of this over Frank Sinatra’s version of “My Way.”

Comedy, action, and slow-mo combine in the fast-paced opening scene until an old looking Hazel (Cameron Britton) grabs Five’s shoulder and says those classic words: “You wanna live, come with me.”

Though I believed the second season had its qualms, I did thoroughly enjoy it. Have I been jamming to that Sinatra banger for the last two weeks because of it? The world may never know, but you may find out what happens to The Umbrella Academy’s world when it premeres tomorrow on Netflix.

A D.C area native, Cortland has been interested in media since birth. Taking film classes in high school and watching the classics with family instilled a love of film in Cortland’s formative years. Before graduating with a degree in English and minoring in Film Study from Elizabethtown College in Pennsylvania, Cortland ran the college’s radio station, where she frequently reviewed films on air. She then wrote for another D.C area publication before landing at Punch Drunk Critics. Aside from writing and interviewing, she enjoys podcasts, knitting, and talking about representation in media.