Elliot Page introduces fans to Viktor Hargreeves ahead of Umbrella Academy season 3

The Umbrella Academy star Elliot Page has confirmed that the third season of the show will reflect his real-life transition, as he introduces new character Viktor Hargreeves.

Elliot Page introduces fans to Viktor Hargreeves ahead of Umbrella Academy season 3
Emily Carter

Following Elliot Page's December 2020 announcement that he is transgender and goes by the pronouns 'he/they', the actor has just confirmed that his character in the next season of The Umbrella Academy will also reflect his transition, and will go by the name Viktor Hargreeves.

"Meet Viktor Hargreeves," Elliot posted alongside a photo from season three of the show, with The A.V. Club confirming that the character 'will come out as transgender in season 3' – though they haven't shared any further info than that.

Meanwhile, The Umbrella Academy's official social channels replied that, "WE LOVE YOU VIKTOR", while Gerard Way also posted the new image of Elliot as Viktor and wrote: "Everyone say hello to Viktor Hargreeves."

Hi, Viktor!

All 10 episodes of The Umbrella Academy season three will hit Netflix on June 22.

The full synopsis reads: "After putting a stop to 1963’s doomsday, the Umbrella Academy return home to the present, convinced they prevented the initial apocalypse and fixed this godforsaken timeline once and for all. But after a brief moment of celebration, they realise things aren’t exactly (okay, not at all) how they left them.

"Enter the Sparrow Academy. Smart, stylish, and about as warm as a sea of icebergs, the Sparrows immediately clash with the Umbrellas in a violent face-off that turns out to be the least of everyone’s concerns. Navigating challenges, losses, and surprises of their own – and dealing with an unidentified destructive entity wreaking havoc in the Universe (something they may have caused) – now all they need to do is convince Dad’s new and possibly better family to help them put right what their arrival made wrong.

"Will they find a way back to their pre-apocalyptic lives? Or is this new world about to reveal more than just a hiccup in the timeline?"

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