Elliot Page stays with The Umbrella Academy. ET learned that Page will continue to play the role of Vanya Hargreeves in the hit Netflix superhero drama.
The page name has already been updated on The Umbrella AcademyIMDB page. ET also learned that Page’s name will be updated on the Netflix service in all titles he participates in.
Netflix explained that they are currently in the process of making those updates now, and the changes should begin rolling out throughout Tuesday, following Page’s announcement.
The actor, formerly known as Ellen Page, came out publicly as transgender Tuesday morning in a lengthy statement shared on Twitter and Instagram.
“I’m trans, my pronouns are he / they and my name is Elliot,” Page wrote. “I feel fortunate to be writing this. To be here. To have come to this place in my life. I feel overwhelming gratitude for the incredible people who have supported me throughout this journey. I cannot begin to express how extraordinary I am. it feels like finally loving who I am, enough to chase my authentic self. “
“I have been infinitely inspired by so many in the trans community. Thank you for your courage, your generosity and your incessant work to make this world a more inclusive and compassionate place. I will offer all the support I can and continue to fight for a more loving and equal society.” he continued.
Page’s post was met with overwhelming love and support from fellow actors and friends, who took to Instagram to share their appreciation. Watch the video below to hear more.