The Umbrella Academy Season 2 in Doubt After Actor’s Tweet

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The Umbrella Academy has fast become one of the most popular Originals to date. With a fantastic group of charismatic actors and a great story to boot it’s not hard to see why so many subscribers have fallen for the show. Now the future of the show has potentially been thrown into doubt thanks to a tweet from one of the core cast.

The tweet in question belonged to actor Aidan Gallagher (also known as #5). Taking to Twitter to express his thanks for the role of #5 his questionable tweet left many fans scratching their heads:

The tweet left fans in a state of disarray, worried both for the future of the show and whether or not Aidan would be returning to the role.

It’s not the first tweet that put the show’s future in doubt either. On February 28th, he tweeted this:

There are multiple reasons why Aidan may have tweeted and could be simply poor wording. If this is Aidan Gallagher expressing his goodbyes then the role of #5 would simply need recasting. That’s not to say Gallagher wouldn’t be missed as he has been perfect in the role, second only to Robert Sheehan as Klaus.

Alternatively, the show has been canceled and Gallagher has accidentally let that slip, to which we highly doubt because of a later tweet. Some have said the young actor may be leaving to pursue a career in music. Gallagher released his first single ‘Blue Neon‘ on the 22nd of March and has already amassed a loyal fan following.

Lastly, Gallagher may just be bad at saying thank you and this is a complete misunderstanding!

On March 26th, Aidan put out another Tweet asking fans to retweet if they want to see a second season of The Umbrella Academy.

Hasn’t The Umbrella Academy been renewed already?

At the time of writing The Umbrella Academy renewal is still yet to be confirmed. Numerous media sources have reported the cast members confirming that they do not know the future of the show. Considering how popular the Original title has become with audiences across the globe we are fully expecting news of renewal very soon. For more information on the second season check out our ongoing The Umbrella Academy season 2 preview.

On the wiki page for all the Original programs on Netflix, The Umbrella Academy is currently sitting at renewed. Sadly this is not the case as no evidence was provided by whoever updated the page.

What are your thoughts on the status of The Umbrella Academy? Let us know in the comments below!

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Jacob joined What's on Netflix in 2018 as a fulltime writer having worked in numerous other industries until that point. Jacob covers all things Netflix whether that's TV or movies but specializes in covering new anime and K-dramas. Resides in Norwich in the United Kingdom.

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