Elliot Web page has introduced that their character from the Netflix sequence The Umbrella Academy will come out as transgender within the upcoming third season.
Web page performed cisgender lady Vanya Hargreeves within the first two seasons of the superhero present however for season three, the character is rechristened Viktor Hargreeves.
The Oscar-nominated actor, identified for movies such as Juno and Inception, got here out as a transgender in 2020. He shared the information in a put up on their official Instagram deal with on Tuesday evening.
“Meet Viktor Hargreeves,” Web page posted together with a personality poster from The Umbrella Academy season 3.
In accordance to Selection, Viktor Hargreeves will use he/him/his pronouns.
The Umbrella Academy revolves round a dysfunctional household of adopted sibling superheroes who reunite to remedy the thriller of their father’s demise and the specter of an imminent apocalypse.
Created by Steve Blackman and developed by Jeremy Slater, the present relies on the comedian e book sequence of the identical identify written by Gerard Manner.
The present additionally options Tom Hopper, David Castañeda, Emmy Raver-Lampman, Robert Sheehan, Aidan Gallagher, Justin H. Min, Colm Feore, and Ritu Arya.
New forged members for the third season embody Justin Cornwell, Britne Oldford, Jake Epstein, Genesis Rodriguez, Cazzie David, and Javon Walton.
The Umbrella Academy season 3 is ready to launch June 22 on Netflix worldwide.