Elliot Page will continue to play the role of Vanya Hargreeves in season 3 of the Umbrella Academy. The show is a Netflix series about a dysfunctional family of superheroes. It has become a really big hit on the streaming platform.
It is a new concept in the realm of superhero films and the fans are excited for another season.
Talking of Elliot Page, he plays the character of Vanya, who is a cisgender woman. Her superpower involves unleashing force through the use of sound.
Thankfuly, there are no plans to change the character’s gender after Elliot came out as trans and became the first trans person to grace the cover of Time Magazine.
Page is a very active philanthropist who has lent their voice to many different causes. He is especially vocal about ending the dictatorship in Burma.
How Did Elliot Page “Come Out” ?
Elliot has been a part of films like “Juno” and the X-Men series and is an established actor in the industry. He announced he is a gender non-binary transgender person in an emotional social media post.
Page’s credited name has already been updated on “The Umbrella Academy” IMDB page.
Netflix has also updated Page’s name in their data across all titles, be it shows or films he is part of. Netflix also has been very warm and has been trying to make him feel comfortable.
What Was Social Media’s Reaction ?
The major part of social media gave a positive reaction to this news. Celebrities like Miley Cyrus and Kate Mara have also shown their support.also
However, there were some people who were of the opinion that Vanya Hargreeves character on the show must be recast.
GLAAD, the LGBTQ advocacy group, pushed back at the notion that Vanya should be recast with a cisgender female actor.
There must not be any problem with Trans actors playing both trans and cisgender roles. Elliot is a perfect fit for the role of Vanya and must continue to play it no matter what some people might say.
Some people are of the opinion that Page should be removed from the show. Since it is unfair, it is not happening as Netflix has shown him full support.
What is Umbrella Academy?
“The Umbrella Academy” tells a story fn a group of adopted sibling superheroes who team up to solve the mystery of their father’s death. They are also trying to save the world from various problemms too.
Netflix renewed the third season of the Umbrella academy and it has started filming. However, the trailer is not out yet.
What Is the Net Worth of Elliot Page?
Elliot Page, formerly known as Ellen Page, is a Canadian actor and director who has a net worth of $12 million.
What Movies Has Elliot Page Done?
Page first came across fame after playing the role of a pregnant teenager in 2007 film “Juno” alongside Michael Cera, who is known for his amazing comedy and is a famous comic actor.
Elliot was nominated for an Academy Award, Golden Globe and BAFTA for Best Actress. The actor has been nominated for more than 25 other awards to date.
|Former Name||Ellen Page|
|Peofession||Acting and Direction|
|Net Worth||$ 12 Million|
|Ex- Spouse||Emma Portner|
|Country of Origin||Canada|
However. he has appeared in a lot of films including a number of very popular and successful ones like “Whip It”, “Inception” and “X-Men: The Last Stand”.
Although he is also a very good voice over artist and has been in-demand for it along with doing celebrity endorsement from time to time.
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