Kidman to Play 1st Transexual

By Elizabeth Wolff,  Newser User
Posted Nov 10, 2008 10:21 AM CST
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...   (AP Photo/Evan Agostini, file)
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(Newser) – 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. (Read more Nicole Kidman stories.)