We first received news that Ellen Page would be playing Vanya Hargreeves (aka #00.07 The White Violin), but we now know who will be playing the rest of the Umbrella Academy team!
Tom Hopper will be joining the cast as Luther Hargreeves (aka #00.01 Spaceboy). Tom is known for his work on Game of Thrones as Dickon Tarly and also for his role as Sir Percival in Merlin. He has played in several other tv shows as well including an apperance in Doctor Who in “The Eleventh Hour” episode.
David Castañeda will be playing Diego Hargreeves (aka #00.02 The Kraken). David has played in Switched at Birth as Jorge Castillo and as Nicholas in Jane the Virgin among numerous other roles. He is currently a busy guy with four other productions in the works as well.
Emmy Raver-Lampman has been selected to play Allison Hargreeves (aka #00.03 The Rumor). Emmy is best known for her break out performance as part of the national touring company of Hamilton. She has been in several other Browdway plays including Hair and the national touring company of Wicked. This will be her first television role and we can’t wait to see how she does with it.
Robert Sheehan has been revealed to be playing Klaus Hargreeves (aka #00.04 The Seance). Robert is best known for his stellar performance in the 2009 British series Misfits. But has been steadily working as an actor since 2003 and has garnished quite the following.
Aidan Gallagher will join the cast as Number Five (aka #00.05 The Boy). Aidan is best known for his work on the show Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn which he has been a part of since it’s start in 2014. We are excited to see how he manages with the more grown up task of playing Number Five.
We’re so excited to see how this list of brilliant actors will bring our beloved Umbrella Academy to life!
What do you think of the cast line up thus far?
Do you think we’ll see The Horror pop up in the series as well?
Let us know what you think in the comments below!
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