The Last Of Us is celebrated week in and week out, but episode 3 received the most praise. And one of the stars of the episode has now landed his next role in a series hit: Nick Offerman is part of the cast of the fourth season of “Umbrella Academy”.


Nick Offerman has built a reputation as a true scene thief throughout his career, thanks in large part to his blissfully dry performances on hit shows like Parks And Recreation and Fargo, or movies like 21 Jump Street and The Founder. After his menacing appearance in the sci-fi highlight “Devs”, he recently impressively proved that he can also star in thoroughly dramatic roles in “The Last Of Us”.

As Prepper Bill, alongside The White Lotus star Murray Bartlett, he’s at the center of an incredibly moving love story that, aside from the odyssey of Joel (Pedro Pascal) and Ellie (Bella Ramsey), took up most of the third episode. . which was praised by both the public and the press and is considered by many (including us) to be the best episode of the video game adaptation.

And with this success behind him, the 52-year-old now moves straight on to the next promising series role: Nick Offerman joins the fourth and final season of “The Umbrella Academy“. And he’s not alone: ​​his real wife, who is also an actor, is too Megan Mullally (who also played one of Offerman’s ex-wives Ron Swanson on Parks And Recreation) is in the finale of the Netflix hit.

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While the deal may not be officially finalized yet, Mullally revealed to Entertainment Tonight that she and Offerman will be in front of cameras for The Umbrella Academy in a few weeks and then plays a kind-hearted couple named Jean and Gene, who are both college professors.

How they fit into the big picture superhero adoptive family of Luther (Tom Hopper), Viktor (Elliot Page) and Co. and whether the roles will be recurring roles in several episodes or just small guest appearances is not yet known, nor when the final “Umbrella Academy” season will make its way to Netflix. However, this cannot be expected before 2024. After the cliffhanger at the end of Season 3, we’ve already thought about what to expect in Season 4 of the comedy adaptation:

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