With support from his loving wife, an artist prepares himself on a path breaking journey to undergo one of the first ever sex-change operation of his generation.
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While Nicole Kidman was set to star and produce the film, she struggled to sustain an actress to portray Gerda Wegener, while she would portray Einar Wegener herself. Charlize Theron was the first choice for Gerda, but dropped out in 2008. Her role was then given to Gwyneth Paltrow, who also dropped out in order to spend more time with her family. Uma Thurman was rumored to replace her. In 2010, Marion Cotillard was considered for the part, as she and Kidman wanted to re-team after working together on Nine (2009), and their other possible project "The Rivals" had been shelved. In 2011, the role was given to Rachel Weisz, who also dropped out soon after. Alicia Vikander finally took the role in 2014, when Tom Hooper took over the project. Read More