Elliot Page Reveals Umbrella Academy Character Is Transgender

Elliot Page has fans of The Umbrella Academy know about an important development in the upcoming third season of the Netflix show: his character will come out as transgender.

Page, who uses he and she pronouns, broke the news about his Umbrella Academy character took to social media this week, posting a photo and inviting fans to “Meet Viktor Hargreeves” — a reference to the upcoming story fans will see unfold when Season 3 comes out this summer.

Netflix retweeted the news and wrote a warm welcome to Viktor saying, “We’re so glad you’re here.”

The Umbrella Academy was adapted into a TV series from a comic book written by Gerard Way and illustrated by Gabriel Bá. It last debuted a new season in 2020.

Halifax-born Page was part of the cast of The Umbrella Academy since the show’s first season.

The actor is also working on a memoir that is expected to be released next year.

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