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Behind The Scenes | The Umbrella Academy

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Behind The Scenes | The Umbrella Academy

Behind The Scenes | The Umbrella Academy

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What did they do now? Your favorite dysfunctional superhero team returns in the second season of The Umbrella Academy. Different time period, same family drama. But just how did the writers, cast, and crew go from 2019 to 1963? After you watch all of season 2, host Brandon Jenkins (Mogul, There’s Something About Dolemite) takes you through the process of making this hit TV show, from the writers room to post-production, all the way to your screen.

Latest Episodes

Getting Into Characters

EThe heart of this show is a family drama. In this episode we’ll be talking with actors Aidan Gallagher (Five), Justin H. Min (Ben), Tom Hopper (Luther) and Kate Walsh (The Handler) to find out what their audition process was like, what they thought of the comics, and what external forces influenced their characters.

23 minSEP 2
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Getting Into Characters

Fighting With The Family

EWhen you’ve got super powers, you’re going to get into fights. Whether it’s a tight hallway match, or a major outdoor battle, the Academy gets into their fair share of scuffles. We talk to the stunt coordinator who choreographs these fights, the actors who perform them, and the VFX team who adds that superhero flair.

24 minAUG 26
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Fighting With The Family

Crank The Music

EMusic is a character in the world of Umbrella Academy, and it takes different forms. There's the score, needle drops, an original song. It even makes its way into the script. In this episode, we talk to the people who chose the music of the show, and we’ll talk to them about some of your favorite musical moments of season two.

24 minAUG 19
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Crank The Music

Location Negotiation

EIn this episode, we learn how a little Canadian town was transformed into the show’s bustling backdrops. From negotiations with farmers and shop owners to creating spaces for the show’s more eccentric characters, we’ll hear from the crew about how they created the world of Umbrella.

21 minAUG 12
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Location Negotiation

When Are We?

Season two of Umbrella Academy is a period piece. When the gang lands in 1960s Dallas, just days before the assassination of JFK, they face a whole new set of challenges. We’ll hear from writer Rob Askins about the rules of time travel, and from writer Aeryn Michelle Williams and actor Emmy Raver-Lampman about how going back in time as a modern black woman can have dangerous consequences.

22 minAUG 5
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When Are We?

A Dysfunctional Family Show

EBehind the Scenes is back, and this season, we’re time traveling with the Umbrella Academy. Creator Gerard Way, of My Chemical Romance, illustrator/co-creator Gabriel Ba, and showrunner Steve Blackman walk us through how this dysfunctional family of anti-heroes ended up on our screens.

22 minJUL 29
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A Dysfunctional Family Show

Introducing The Umbrella Academy Season 2

Starting July 29th, host Brandon Jenkins takes you back in time with the cast and crew of The Umbrella Academy, Season 2. Over five episodes, find out how this superhero family went from graphic novel to hit TV series, how it went from modern day to a period piece, and how the team worked through a global pandemic to bring you this show. Make sure to watch the series in its entirety, and then come back to hear how the writers, art department, stunt supervisor, and so many more brought you the world of The Umbrella Academy.

2 minJUL 22
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Introducing The Umbrella Academy Season 2

Coming Soon | The Umbrella Academy

A global pandemic couldn’t stop the Umbrella Academy from hitting your screens on July 31st. And we’ve been working hard, recording with the cast and crew, to bring you this podcast, straight from our homes. Behind the Scenes: The Umbrella Academy Season 2 lands on July 29th. Hosted by Brandon Jenkins.

1 minJUL 8
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Coming Soon | The Umbrella Academy

The Witcher | The Soundtrack

EIn this special bonus episode, host Brandon Jenkins breaks down the score of The Witcher, including Jaskier's infamous ballad, "Toss A Coin To Your Witcher." First Jenkins is joined by the series' composers, Sonya Belousova and Giona Ostinelli, and then by Jenny Klein, who wrote the catchy lyrics of "Toss A Coin."

48 minMAR 2
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The Witcher | The Soundtrack

The Witcher | Cirilla the Lion Cub of Cintra

EPrincess Cirilla might think she’s an ordinary royal. But there are secrets that, when revealed, change her whole life. Actress Freya Allan, showrunner Lauren Hissrich and the team behind The Witcher tell just how Ciri survives.

28 minJAN 22
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The Witcher | Cirilla the Lion Cub of Cintra

Latest Episodes

Getting Into Characters

EThe heart of this show is a family drama. In this episode we’ll be talking with actors Aidan Gallagher (Five), Justin H. Min (Ben), Tom Hopper (Luther) and Kate Walsh (The Handler) to find out what their audition process was like, what they thought of the comics, and what external forces influenced their characters.

23 minSEP 2
Comments
Getting Into Characters

Fighting With The Family

EWhen you’ve got super powers, you’re going to get into fights. Whether it’s a tight hallway match, or a major outdoor battle, the Academy gets into their fair share of scuffles. We talk to the stunt coordinator who choreographs these fights, the actors who perform them, and the VFX team who adds that superhero flair.

24 minAUG 26
Comments
Fighting With The Family

Crank The Music

EMusic is a character in the world of Umbrella Academy, and it takes different forms. There's the score, needle drops, an original song. It even makes its way into the script. In this episode, we talk to the people who chose the music of the show, and we’ll talk to them about some of your favorite musical moments of season two.

24 minAUG 19
Comments
Crank The Music

Location Negotiation

EIn this episode, we learn how a little Canadian town was transformed into the show’s bustling backdrops. From negotiations with farmers and shop owners to creating spaces for the show’s more eccentric characters, we’ll hear from the crew about how they created the world of Umbrella.

21 minAUG 12
Comments
Location Negotiation

When Are We?

Season two of Umbrella Academy is a period piece. When the gang lands in 1960s Dallas, just days before the assassination of JFK, they face a whole new set of challenges. We’ll hear from writer Rob Askins about the rules of time travel, and from writer Aeryn Michelle Williams and actor Emmy Raver-Lampman about how going back in time as a modern black woman can have dangerous consequences.

22 minAUG 5
Comments
When Are We?

A Dysfunctional Family Show

EBehind the Scenes is back, and this season, we’re time traveling with the Umbrella Academy. Creator Gerard Way, of My Chemical Romance, illustrator/co-creator Gabriel Ba, and showrunner Steve Blackman walk us through how this dysfunctional family of anti-heroes ended up on our screens.

22 minJUL 29
Comments
A Dysfunctional Family Show

Introducing The Umbrella Academy Season 2

Starting July 29th, host Brandon Jenkins takes you back in time with the cast and crew of The Umbrella Academy, Season 2. Over five episodes, find out how this superhero family went from graphic novel to hit TV series, how it went from modern day to a period piece, and how the team worked through a global pandemic to bring you this show. Make sure to watch the series in its entirety, and then come back to hear how the writers, art department, stunt supervisor, and so many more brought you the world of The Umbrella Academy.

2 minJUL 22
Comments
Introducing The Umbrella Academy Season 2

Coming Soon | The Umbrella Academy

A global pandemic couldn’t stop the Umbrella Academy from hitting your screens on July 31st. And we’ve been working hard, recording with the cast and crew, to bring you this podcast, straight from our homes. Behind the Scenes: The Umbrella Academy Season 2 lands on July 29th. Hosted by Brandon Jenkins.

1 minJUL 8
Comments
Coming Soon | The Umbrella Academy

The Witcher | The Soundtrack

EIn this special bonus episode, host Brandon Jenkins breaks down the score of The Witcher, including Jaskier's infamous ballad, "Toss A Coin To Your Witcher." First Jenkins is joined by the series' composers, Sonya Belousova and Giona Ostinelli, and then by Jenny Klein, who wrote the catchy lyrics of "Toss A Coin."

48 minMAR 2
Comments
The Witcher | The Soundtrack

The Witcher | Cirilla the Lion Cub of Cintra

EPrincess Cirilla might think she’s an ordinary royal. But there are secrets that, when revealed, change her whole life. Actress Freya Allan, showrunner Lauren Hissrich and the team behind The Witcher tell just how Ciri survives.

28 minJAN 22
Comments
The Witcher | Cirilla the Lion Cub of Cintra
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