The super-powered and sci-fi alt-universe of Netflix's The Umbrella Academy just got a little bigger. After the critical and viewership successes earned by Season 2, the hit comic book adaptation has added a Euphoria star to the mix.
Javon "Wanna" Walton is making the jump from the glitter-fueled world of Euphoria, which also had a tremendous second season, to a decidedly more fantastical setting.
After starring on the Emmy-winning HBO series as the fan-favorite Ashtray, the fifteen-year-old actor has officially joined the cast of The Umbrella Academy for its impending third season on Netflix.
I heard a rumor\u2026 that Javon Walton is joining the cast of Umbrella Academy Season 3 \u2014 and I\u2019m happy to confirm that it is true! \n\n:: Reed Mackepic.twitter.com/I3vGAuqz0L— Netflix (@Netflix) 1646161200
After the shocking season 2 finale of the HBO drama, Walton spoke with ET to talk about his time on Euphoria and teased what's coming up for The Umbrella Academy.
While he confirmed he shares scenes with one of the series' main stars, Elliot Page, Walton couldn't disclose much about his role.
"A lot of people are thinking I'm joining the Academy, and it's really cool seeing all the theories they're making on it," he said.
"But producers Steve Blackman and Jeff King did an amazing job on writing my character, and I can't wait for you to see how he came to life. It's really, really cool," the actor continued.
Season 3 of The Umbrella Academy will drop sometime in 2022, though a more exact premiere date has yet to be announced. The new episodes will pick up in an alternate timeline that the Hargreeves siblings accidentally created in the Season 2 finale, one in which Sir Reginald hasn't died, and the Sparrow Academy was founded instead of the Umbrella Academy.