Sunday 25 June 2017

WATCH: Eddie Redmayne as transgender woman Lili Elbe in The Danish Girl first official trailer

Eddie Redmayne in The Danish Girl trailer
Eddie Redmayne in The Danish Girl trailer
Aoife Kelly

Aoife Kelly

Eddie Redmayne undergoes a spectacular transformation in the first trailer for Tom Hooper's new film The Danish Girl.

Based on a true story it stars Redmayne as Lili Elbe, one of the first known recipients of sexual reassignment surgery.  Alicia Vikander stars as his Gerda Wegener and Matthias Schoenaerts and Ben Whishaw also star.

Hooper, who also directed The Kings Speech, previously worked with Redmayne on his big screen adaptation of Les Miserables.

The film will have its world premiere at the Venice Film Festival on September 5.

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