The Danish Girl

Movie information

Release Date: to be announced

Status: Pre-production

Nicole Kidman

Screenwriter: Lucinda Coxon
Script: Novel Adaptation

Genre: Drama, True Story
About the film:
Based on the true story of Danish artists Einar and Greta Wegener. Their marriage took a sharp left turn after Einar (Nicole Kidman) stood in for an female model that Greta (Charlize Theron) was set to paint.
When their portraits become wildly popular in 1920s Copenhagen, Greta encouraged her husband to adopt the female guise. What began as a harmless game led Einar to a metamorphosis and landmark 1931 operation that shocked the world and threatened their love.

Project Timeline:
Nov 8, 2008: Project announced. Director: Anand Tucker, Writer: Lucinda Coxon, Cast: Nicole Kidman, Charlize Theron
Sep. 15, 2009: Director: Tomas Alfredson (replacing Anand Tucker), Cast: Charlize Theron drops out
Nov. 6, 2009: Cast: Gwyneth Paltrow
Feb. 27, 2010: Director: Lasse Hallstrom (replacing Tomas Alfredson)
Apr. 9, 2010: Cast: Gwyneth Paltrow drops out
Feb. 12, 2011: Cast: Rachel Weisz (replacing Gwyneth Paltrow)
May 15, 2011: Director: Lasse Hallstrom drops out, Cast: Rachel Weisz has dropped out

Related links:
  • The Danish Girl - The Novel

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