The Umbrella Academy is a Netflix series based on a comic book. Steve Blackman and Gerard Way are the chief directors of this series, and he is also the writer. It is an Emmy-nominated series that features some main characters. The first season of this series started on February 15, 2019. After two months, the series was renewed, and the second season was released on July 31, 2020. Fans of this series have been waiting for its third season, which it is released this year on June 22, 2022. In this article, let us discuss the character Harlan Cooper in this series.
About ‘The Umbrella Academy Cast & Seasons’:
This series features some actors and actresses, such as
- Elliot Page
- Tom Hopper
- Aidan Gallagher
- David Castaneda
- Justin H. Min
Almost three seasons of this series are over, and people are now waiting for its fourth season. The series is all about superpowers and stunning fights. Initially, this comic series was produced as a film, but it needs to be completed due to some issues. Thus, they got a chance to change this film into a series. Moreover, in 2017, Netflix encouraged Gerard Way to direct this series, as they were interested in streaming on their network.
Furthermore, Gerard Way agreed to direct this series with Netflix after two meetings. So, then the cast crew joined this series and started it. The series was shot in most parts of Toronto, Canada.
- Elliot Page (Viktor Hargreeves)
- David Castañeda (Diego Hargreeves)
- Tom Hopper (Luther Hargreeves)
- Emmy Raver-Lampman (Allison Hargreeves)
- Robert Sheehan (Klaus Hargreeves)
- Aidan Gallagher (Number Five)
- Colm Feore (Sir Reginald Hargreeves)
- John Magaro (Leonard Peabody) – season 1
- Mary J. Blige (Cha Cha) – season 1
- Marin Ireland (Sissy Cooper) – season 2
- Yusuf Gatewood (Raymond Chestnut ) – season 2
- Ritu Arya (Lila Pitts) – seasons 2 & 3
So far, the series has completed three seasons and is producing its fourth season. Such seasons are
- Season 1 – 10 episodes
- 2nd season – 10 episodes
- 3rd season – 10 episodes
- 4th Season – Yet to release with 6 episodes
Who Is Harlan Cooper?
Harlan, Umbrella Academy Comic character, is also known by another name, Lester Pocket. It is a non-verbal child, Viktor (Elliot Page), who has some disorder and grew close with Vanya Hargreeves. In this series, his mother accidentally hits Viktor while driving her car. So, after this accident, Viktor suffers from a condition, Amnesia. So, Justin Paul Kelly played this role in the series.
Harlan, the Umbrella Academy is a normal kid until he enters Cooper’s house. Vanya takes him to this house, and she is getting closer to Harlan. Sometimes, Vanya and Harlan’s mother fought or entered into a debate over their feelings and relationships. Suddenly, one day, Harlan ran away from their house and somehow drowned himself in the lake.
While she was helping him to breathe through mouth-to-mouth oxygen, some energy entered Harlan. Harlan feels some strange abilities after this energy transfer from Vanya to Harlan. However, this energy couldn’t control Harlan, and thus, Vanya and the Umbrella Academy members went to help him. But Vanya found him and saved Harlan from such an accident.
After a fight between the Umbrella Academy and the Commission, Vanya returns her energy from Harlan. As a result of this fight, Umbrella Academy wins; thus, Vanya can get back her energy easily. Finally, after taking back the energy, the Umbrella Academy Harlan feels like a normal child.
Death Of Harlan Cooper:
Allison killed Harlan after knowing that he was the reason for Academy’s mothers’ death. He wanted to take his body to the Sparrow Academy. Allison took his body and put him in the back of his car.
Who Is Harlan Cooper In ‘The Umbrella Academy Session 3’?
In the Umbrella Academy season 3, Harlan is now an older man, and almost 46 years have passed. In this season, Umbrella Academy Harlan is using the name Lester Pocket. Callum Keith Rennie is playing this character in the series. People didn’t get that is Harlan, was an older man. But they came to know he killed Jayme and Alphonso using his superpowers. He kills them after he understands that Viktor is nearby again.
During his younger age, Harlan couldn’t control his powers. This led to many losses; now, he is no longer non-verbal as an older man. His power made him connect to the Umbrella Academy’s birth mothers. As a result, his sudden surge in his power killed all the mothers except Ben.
Once Alison discovers that he is the reason for all deaths, she decides to kill Harlen. Alison finally killed Harlan and handed over his body to Sparrows. Because Sparrows are waiting for Harlan because he kills his members, this is how this 3rd season ends with the death of Harlan, Umbrella Academy.
The Bottom Line:
This is all about Harlan Cooper in the Umbrella Academy season 3. Read the article to get useful facts about the series, seasons, and cast crew.