Kidman to Play 1st Transexual

By Elizabeth Wolff,  Newser Staff
Posted Nov 10, 2008 10:21 AM CST
Kidman to Play 1st Transexual
In this April 14, 2008 file photo, actress Nicole Kidman arrives at the 2008 CMT Awards in Nashville, Tenn. Kidman gave birth Monday, July 7, 2008, to a baby girl named Sunday Rose Kidman Urban a publicist for her husband, Keith Urban, said.   (AP Photo/Evan Agostini, file)

Nicole Kidman has landed the plum role of the world's first post-op transexual, and Charlize Theron will play her spouse, according to the Hollywood Reporter. Kidman will also produce The Danish Girl, which is based on David Ebershoff's novel. It tells a fictionalized version of the true story of artists Einar and Greta Wegener, and Einar's landmark 1931 operation. (More Nicole Kidman stories.)

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