Elliot Page has been portrayed on the set of The Umbrella Academy for the first time since the actor came out as a trans in December.
The 34-year-old actor was filming an outdoor scene in Hamilton, Canada, on Tuesday for season three of the hit Netflix show, along with co-star Emmy Raver-Lampman, who plays the character Allison Hargreeves.
It’s not clear if Elliot was fully dressed on set, as he appeared to have the exact same hairstyle when he appeared with Oprah Winfrey in an interview on Apple TV last month.
Last week, Elliot teased a return to the show on Instagram by posting a mirror selfie, which also showed the show’s logo on a piece of paper in what appeared to be his dressing room.
Back to work! Elliot Page pictured on the set of The Umbrella Academy for the first time since coming out as a trans … as the actor goes to work on Tuesday in season three in Canada
Elliot had previously posted about his return to work in February, days after six cast members got a massive pay rise when they got together to approach Netflix’s senior groups with demands for salary negotiations after the show was picked up for a new season.
Page – who is best known for his role in the teen drama Juno – announced in December that he was transgender and that his pronouns are ‘he and she’.
Netflix confirmed he would continue in his role as Vanya Hargreaves, a cisgender lesbian, in The Umbrella Academy, a role he played for two seasons.
Business as usual: The 34-year-old actor was filming an outdoor scene on Tuesday in Hamilton, Canada, along with co-star Emmy Raver-Lampman
While many praised Netflix for the decision and wondered if show writers would now make Vanya’s character transgender, others questioned their confusion and some fans shared the “ political correctness gone mad ” that Elliot will continue to play a female character despite coming out as a transgender person.
The show was a huge hit for Netflix, and the second season topped Nielsen’s first-ever streaming rankings in September.
David Castaneda, Aidan Gallagher, Tom Hopper, Emmy Raver-Lampman, Justin Min and Robert Sheehan approached the streaming service and pushed for a higher salary in February.
Ready to go! Elliot Page is back on the set of Umbrella Academy to film season three of the hit Netflix show
Each of the actors now earns more than $ 200,000 per episode as part of the renegotiation, Variety said.
Elliot also reportedly got a raise but was not involved in the negotiations as they had a separate contract that earned a higher rate as the star of the show.
Umbrella Academy is based on the comic books of the same name created and written by Gerard Way, illustrated by Gabriel Bá and published by Dark Horse Comics.
Action! Elliot Page shared a photo on Instagram of the back of a director’s chair with the show’s logo in February to announce: ‘Omg we’re back’
The actor – who last month said he knew he was a boy since he was a toddler – thought about how, before puberty, a ‘tomboy’ was ‘accepted’ – but as he reached adolescence, that was less the case. case, and wearing girls’ clothes made him feel “sick” during an interview with Oprah Winfrey.
In fact, he “ couldn’t just express the degree of pain I was in ” while promoting his 2007 breakout movie Juno, and he can’t even look at photos of himself in the vintage Jean-Louis Scherrer dress that he wore at the Oscars. red carpet the following year when he was nominated for Best Actress.
Several years later, Page admitted that he ‘just lost it’ when his manager presented three dresses to wear at the 2010 Paris premiere of Inception, and ‘slumped’ into what was likely a ‘panic attack’ when he returned from party.
Star power: David Castaneda, Aidan Gallagher, Tom Hopper, Emmy Raver-Lampman, Justin Min and Robert Sheehan approached the streaming service asking for a higher salary in February and will now earn more than $ 200,000 per episode as part of the renegotiation , according to Variety
Congratulations: The show was a huge hit for Netflix, and the second season topped Nielsen’s first-ever streaming rankings in September