‘The Umbrella Academy’: What’s the Deal With the Green Cube?

by Jeremy Spirogis
ROBERT SHEEHAN, JUSTIN H. MIN, AIDAN GALLAGHER, ELLEN PAGE, TOM HOPPER, DAVID CASTAÑEDA, and EMMY RAVER-LAMPMAN

There was lots to unpack within the season 2 finale of The Umbrella Academy. One of probably the most compelling items of the puzzle was the looks of a floating inexperienced dice. What might all of it imply? 

[Spoiler Alert: This article comprises spoilers for The Umbrella Academy Season 2.]

ROBERT SHEEHAN, JUSTIN H. MIN, AIDAN GALLAGHER, ELLEN PAGE, TOM HOPPER, DAVID CASTAÑEDA, and EMMY RAVER-LAMPMAN
ROBERT SHEEHAN, JUSTIN H. MIN, AIDAN GALLAGHER, ELLEN PAGE, TOM HOPPER, DAVID CASTAÑEDA, and EMMY RAVER-LAMPMAN | CHRISTOS KALOHORIDIS/NETFLIX

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In the ultimate moments of season 2, it’s revealed that the Hargreeves siblings traveled again to a 2019 they had been unfamiliar with. In their new actuality, Sir Reginald Hargreeves (Colm Feore) ran the Sparrow Academy — not the Umbrella Academy. 

After shedding Ben’s (Justin H. Min) ghost in one of the vital heartbreaking scenes of the season, many followers had been as shocked because the Hargreeves had been to search out his portrait hanging above the hearth the place Fives’ as soon as lived. 

What was extra surprising was that Sir Reginald and Ben look like alive on this new dimension. It’s unclear who else is a part of the Sparrow Academy crew, however followers took word of a mysterious inexperienced dice floating subsequent to the shadowed figures standing above Ben. 

Steve Blackman has large plans for the Sparrow Academy in Season 3

As any good showrunner is wont to do, Blackman has already began to consider The Umbrella Academy Season 3 — “if we get one,” he stated to SyFy Wire.

“I also wanted to give [viewers] an amazing cliffhanger, which is that it’s not their house anymore.” In “The End of Something,” followers found the Umbrella Academy ceased to exist. In its place was the Sparrow Academy.

“There’s a lot of detail in that scene,” Blackman continued. “We changed the emblems on the wall. I mean, everything is Sparrow now in that house. That was really important to us.” 

At this time, there’s little info on the Sparrow Academy. All we all know is that Ben and 5 different individuals are a part of the group, with the addition of a mysterious inexperienced dice. 

Steve Blackman addressed the Sparrow Academy’s inexperienced dice 

After seeing the final episode of season 2, followers began to theorize what the inexperienced dice might imply for the Hargreeves siblings.

During an Ask-Me-Anything discussion board on Reddit, Blackman answered a couple of fan questions associated to the season 2 finale. When one fan requested, “What’s up with the unidentified green cube?” Blackman’s response was easy.

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“His name is Christopher,” he wrote. Blackman stated nothing extra on the topic. But followers had loads of their very own ideas.

Fans are beginning to theorize what — or who — the inexperienced dice might be

One fan on Reddit had a couple of theories that might clarify the aim of the inexperienced dice. One idea is that it might be “the replacement for Grace [or] Pogo.” 

In season 1, each Grace and Pogo are killed when Vanya (Ellen Page) realizes the potential of her powers.

After seeing how the Umbrella Academy children turned out, this fan believes Sir Reginald got here up with a more moderen, higher authority determine for the Sparrow Academy.

“After meeting Five, Reginald was bound to pull out more advanced technology in order to prepare for the special children,” the fan defined. “Reginald clearly didn’t like how the Umbrella Academy turned out and having a strict A.I. cube thing be an authority figure in the new kids’ lives seems like a Reginald solution to what he perceived as a failed timeline counterpart.”

This fan additionally believes the inexperienced dice might be “an interesting parallel to Five.” Going off of the idea that Sir Reginald was displeased with the Umbrella Academy, he might have used superior know-how to make “better children” or on this case, a “better” Five.

The dice might be “advanced technology [capable of predicting] Five’s space/time jumps in combat,” the fan wrote. “[That] would make for an interesting obstacle to overcome — if the Sparrow Academy turns out to be enemies [in season 3].”

Fans must wait fairly some time to search out out the true that means of the inexperienced dice. 

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