Elliot Web page’s “The Umbrella Academy” character will come out as transgender in Season 3 of the Netflix collection, the actor stated Tuesday.
Beforehand the cisgender girl Vanya Hargreeves in Seasons 1 and a pair of, Web page’s character — whose superpower entails unleashing pressure by way of using sound — will transition within the upcoming third season, which debuts June 22, and any further be referred to as Viktor Hargreeves and use he/him/his pronouns.
Web page introduced the information himself, tweeting a first-look photograph of Viktor together with the caption: “Meet Viktor Hargreeves.” Netflix shared the tweet, including: “Welcome to the household, Viktor — we’re so joyful you’re right here.”
When Web page first got here out as transgender in December 2020, Netflix confirmed he would proceed to star on “The Umbrella Academy” and up to date the entire actor’s earlier credit to Elliot Web page. At the moment, insiders informed Selection there have been no plans to vary Web page’s character’s gender on the present.
Earlier this month, Netflix revealed a teaser for “The Umbrella Academy” Season 3, with Web page’s character nonetheless being known as Vanya on the time, making Web page’s Tuesday tweet the primary phrase of the character’s upcoming transition storyline.
Per Netflix, after going again in time to 1963 and saving the world on the finish of “The Umbrella Academy” Season 2, the brand new season will choose up the place the Hargreeves siblings left off. In an altered timeline, Reginald created the Sparrow Academy, a trendy and sensible group of superheroes that mirrors the Umbrella Academy. After a violent confrontation, the 2 teams should be taught to crew up and defeat a brand new entity that threatens to destroy the whole lot. The logline from Netflix asks, “Will they discover a manner again to their pre-apocalyptic lives? Or is that this new world about to disclose greater than only a hiccup within the timeline?”
“The Umbrella Academy” stars Elliot Web page as Viktor, Tom Hopper as Luther, David Castañeda as Diego, Emmy Raver-Lampan as Allison, Robert Sheehan as Klaus, Aidan Gallagher as 5, Justin H. Min as Ben, Colm Feore as Reginald, Ritu Arya as Lila, Justin Cornwell as Marcus, Britne Oldford as Fei, Jake Epstein as Alphonso, Genesis Rodriguez as Sloane and Cazzie David as Jayme.
See the tweets from Web page and Netflix introducing Viktor Hargreeves under.
Welcome to the household, Viktor — we’re so joyful you’re right here ❤️ https://t.co/hQwD4Vvlkd
— Netflix (@netflix) March 29, 2022
Meet Viktor Hargreeves ☂️@UmbrellaAcad pic.twitter.com/ZraQNBhfTb
— Elliot Web page (@TheElliotPage) March 29, 2022