Gwyneth Paltrow will play Nicole's wife in the movie of the first post-operative transsexual and his wife. The drama is an adaptation of the novel of David Ebershoff, presenting the life of Einar Wegener, and his wife Greta.
Based on a true story, “The Danish Girl”, will start it's
production soon, directed by Tomas Alfredson. The already famous
story, will have Gwyneth as wife of Nicole Kidman. It will be
another huge pair on the screen that will probably remain in the
history of cinema as the true story did in the history of
The drama presents the story of a portrait painter, Greta, who asked her husband to dress in as a female to finish one of her portraits in the absence of the real model. They started a never ending game that opened up the husband's, Elinar's wilder side. Once Elinar became the first transsexual, their marriage started to crumble and finished when Elinar made the first sex change operation in history. It is the true story of two artists Greta and husband Elinar, who adopted the name Lili after the surgery, in 1930.
The cast includes Gwyneth as Greta and Kidman as the transsexual
artist, Einar Wegener. Nicole Kidman already won an Oscar for a
lesbian role in the “Hours”, in 2002, so this time she should do
the play quite easily. The unusual story of the most passionate
love of the twentieth century is going to make a controversial
drama that pairs two female actresses that will surely leave the
The premiere date is unknown for now, but it's being predicted for 2011. The Oscar winning celebrities are both facing challenges, just as the movie that will be the first time a female star has played a transsexual. It won't be a typical movie, but a unique drama based on a true story.