Meet Viktor Hargreeves.
Elliot Web page’s “Umbrella Academy” character Vanya Hargreeves goes by means of their very own transformation!
The 35-year-old’s onscreen superhero will come out as transgender in season three of the Netflix sequence. Web page introduced the information on Twitter alongside a snapshot of himself in costume.
Netflix retweeted his publish, writing: “Welcome to the household, Viktor — we’re so completely happy you’re right here!”
“Umbrella Academy” relies on the Darkish Horse comedian e-book by My Chemical Romance frontman Gerald Approach.
The sequence follows a household of adopted siblings who moonlight as superheroes who reunite to determine who killed their father whereas on the point of an apocalypse.
Tom Hopper, David Castañeda, Emmy Raver-Lampman, Robert Sheehan, Aidan Gallagher, Justin H. Min, Colm Feore, Justin Cornwell, Jake Epstein, Genesis Rodriguez, Cazzie David additionally star within the motion sequence.
Season three of the sequence is about to drop on the streaming service on June 22.
Web page came out as trans in December 2020 and will probably be publishing a memoir subsequent yr detailing his experiences.
The “Juno” actor makes use of he/they pronouns and introduced his transition with a letter on social media on the time.
“I really feel fortunate to be scripting this. To be right here. To have arrived at this place in my life,” he wrote. “I really feel overwhelming gratitude for the unbelievable individuals who have supported me alongside this journey. I can’t start to specific how outstanding it feels to lastly love who I’m sufficient to pursue my genuine self.”
“I like that I’m trans. And I like that I’m queer,” he concluded his memo. “And the extra I maintain myself shut and absolutely embrace who I’m, the extra I dream, the extra my coronary heart grows and the extra I thrive.”
A number of months later, the “X-Males” star confirmed off his match physique with a shirtless snap. Within the smiling photograph, Web page rocked purple swim trunks and black sunnies. “Trans bb’s first swim trunks,” he captioned the pic, including the hashtags “#transjoy” and “#transisbeautiful.”
Web page is partnering with Flatiron Books to publish his memoir “Pageboy” in 2023. “The memoir will delve into Web page’s relationship together with his physique,” Flatiron mentioned in a press release in February, “his experiences as some of the well-known trans folks on this planet, and can cowl psychological well being, assault, love, relationships, intercourse, and the cesspool that Hollywood will be.”