Umbrella Academy is back with season 3 and fans were eagerly waiting to see how the show includes Elliot Page’s transition. Actor Elliot Page now plays Viktor Hargreeves a trans character and she came out as transgender in real life back in 2020.
Netflix’s much-awaited show The Umbrella Academy finally returned with season 03 on June 22. This show is based on The Umbrella Academy comics and follows the lives of a dysfunctional family of adopted siblings, who are also superheroes. Fans have been waiting for Season 3 as Elliot Page’s character, Viktor Hargreeves returns after the actor came out as transgender.
Elliot Page took to Twitter back in 2020 and shared he identifies as a man and would prefer pronouns He/They. His post read “I love that I am trans. And I love that I am queer. And the more I hold myself close and fully embrace who I am, the more I dream, the more my heart grows and the more I thrive. To all the trans people who deal with harassment, self-loathing, abuse, and the threat of violence every day: I see you, I love you, and I will do everything I can to change this world for the better.” Netflix lauded his announcement saying,” So proud of our superhero! WE LOVE YOU ELLIOT! Can’t wait to see you return in season 3″
Elliot Page In Umbrella Academy
With the return of Elliot Page in Season 3 in Umbrella Academy as a transgender himself, fans have been lauding his transition. Twitteratis have excitedly reacted to his character this season. One user took to Twitter sharing how happy his character makes her,” 2 episodes into season 3 of the Umbrella Academy and Elliot Page as Viktor already has me crying. Talking about how making changes toward your real gender affects you. I’m going to be sobbing forever”
A lot of people commented on how happy Elliot looks post his coming out. One user wrote, “I am watching Elliot Page on his first press junket (promoting umbrella academy) since his transition and he seems so much happier, lighter, and freer, it’s a beautiful thing to watch also he’s cutu max when he does that blush smile combo” Another user wrote,” The way The Umbrella Academy “addressed” Elliot Page’s transition from Vayna to Viktor was so simple but so comforting and I really think more people need to accept humans as they are and as they show up with a simple “I’m okay with that. That is who you are. Moving on.” With all the reviews pouring in, it looks like fans have been really appreciating how the show and the platform has been so accepting.
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