After a long wait, Netflix finally released the third installment of “The umbrella academy”. In these new episodes, the confrontation between the Hargreeeves brothers and its terrible consequences was the main attraction, in addition to introducing us to new characters, whose arrivals in the plot led us to a shocking season finale and laid the foundations for a possible sequel.
However, beyond the action in the series, fans were curious to know what would happen after the actor Elliot Page assumed his true gender identity as a trans man. Although it had already been anticipated that his role in fiction would begin to be called Victorthe doubt was still in the nebula.
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A transition with a fighting voice
Viktor’s transition takes place in the second episode of the new season. Specifically, we see that the now powerful character cut his hair and, when he meets with his family, asks to be called by his new name after a member of the group referred to him as feminine.
“I am who I have always been. Does anyone have a problem? ”, It is read to say at first, to which the rest of his relatives understand the change and are very assertive with him.
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Clearly, the events in the production led to a transition that did not seem forced and this is no coincidence, since the Elliot Page participated in the new narrative of the role he plays.
“(Showrunner Steve Blackman) seemed really excited to bring (my transition) into the series (…) and then the incredible writer, journalist and author Thomas Page McBee, who I met doing a miniseries called “Tales of the city” , wrote an extraordinary book called Amateur, which I recommend everyone to read, “Page began in statements collected by Infobae.
“He was the first trans man to box in Madison Square Garden and his book, and his work in general, was about masculinity and what it means and exploring that. So Thomas came on board and helped, and I’m proud and excited for people to see it.”, he added.
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