Not the only Savannah resident who was tapped to play themselves in that movie either. Jerry Spence, the flamboyant hairdresser, also had a cameo as himself even though he and Chablis were a decade or so older than they had been when the events of the story took place.
Well. That was…not…good. Just a complete mess. I understand the impulse to revisit popular characters, but God this was the worst combination of fan service, creating conflicts with what we already have seen for no good reasons, and ending on the most pointless cameo I could imagine. Really disappointing overall. I like lil Leia though, she’s pretty great. But she definitely has a huge emotional connection to Ben that is not reflected at all in A New Hope, so why do this at all?
Mirroring Page’s own real-life experience, his character on Netflix’s superhero series “Umbrella Academy,” who previously presented as female, comes out as transgender in the new season, which premiered on Wednesday.
The character’s transition has drawn praise from fans and critics alike with Page explaining that showrunner Steve Blackman was “really excited about incorporating it into the show” and remarking that he feels “proud of it and excited for people to see it.