First Trailer for ‘The Danish Girl’ with Eddie Redmayne as Transgender Pioneer

Eddie Redmayne As Transgender Pioneer

The first official trailer has finally been released for director Tom Hooper‘s upcoming drama The Danish Girl, starring Eddie Redmayne as transgender pioneer Lili Elbe and Alicia Vikander as his wife Gerda Wegene.

Eddie Redmayne As Transgender PioneerThe film about the 1920s Danish artists will premiere at the Venice Film Festival and then hits TIFF before opens in New York and Los Angeles on November 27, 2015. Scripted by Lucinda Coxon film also stars Ben Whishaw, Sebastian Koch, Amber Heard, and Matthias Schoenaerts and will expand to additional cities in December.

Watch the trailer, via Focus Features, below.

Eddie looks like he may knock this role out of the park. Elsewhere, the film looks like standard Oscar bait faggotry, it’s not mind blowing.

Eddie Redmayne As Transgender Pioneer

The remarkable love story inspired by the lives of artists Lili Elbe and Gerda Wegener (portrayed by Academy Award winner Eddie Redmayne [“The Theory of Everything”] and Alicia Vikander [“Ex Machina”]), directed by Academy Award winner Tom Hooper (“The King’s Speech,” “Les Misérables”). Lili and Gerda’s marriage and work evolve as they navigate Lili’s groundbreaking journey as a transgender pioneer.