Netflix presents Viktor Hargreeves, the new name of the hero of season 3.
Elliot Pagestar actor of the Netflix series Umbrella Academyrevealed on Instagram a photo of his character Viktor Hargreeves – who will come out as transgender in season 3. The character was in the first two seasons a cisgender woman, Vanya Hargreeves, in transition in the continuation of the series, which will arrive on Netflix on June 22.
When he came out in 2020, Netflix announced that the transgender actor would continue to star in Umbrella Academy and had also updated the credits of the series by replacing its “deadname” by Elliot Page. Nothing at the time provided for the character to also change gender. This Tuesday, the streaming platform responded to the actor’s tweet by welcoming his new character:
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The series will pick up where the Hargreeves siblings left off. In an altered timeline, Reginald has created the Sparrow Academy, a sleek and intelligent group of superheroes that echoes the Umbrella Academy. After a violent confrontation, the two groups must learn to team up and defeat a new entity that threatens to destroy everything. “Will they find a way to return to their pre-apocalyptic life? Or is this new world about to reveal more than just a glitch in the timeline?” questions the season 3 synopsis shared by Netflix.
Elliot Pagein the role of Viktor, will always be accompanied by Tom Hopper (Luther), David Castaneda (Diego), Emmy Raver Lampan (Allison) Robert Sheehan (Klaus) Aidan Gallagher (Five) and Justin H.Min (Well).
Season 3 trailer right here: