Tag Archives: The Danish Girl

New DVD/VOD: The Danish Girl (15)

Copenhagen, early 1920s. Danish artist, Gerda Wegener, painted her own husband, Einar Wegener (Redmayne), as a lady in her painting. When the painting gained popularity, Einar started to change his appearance into a female appearance and named himself Lili Elbe.

Alicia Vikander warned Kate Winslet about dad’s crush

Alicia Vikander had to prep Kate Winslet before introducing the actress to her father, as he has a bit of a fascination with the Titanic star.Swedish actress Alicia is currently enjoying awards season, having gained nominations for her roles in The Dan...

Alicia Vikander: ‘SAGs are like a fairy tale’

Alicia Vikander’s Screen Actors Guild Award win is like a fairy tale story come true.The Swedish actress landed the coveted prize by winning best supporting actress for her role in The Danish Girl at Saturday night’s (30Jan16) ceremony. She stunned...

The Danish Girl banned in Qatar

Eddie Redmayne's critically acclaimed transgender drama The Danish Girl has been banned in Qatar. In the movie, the British actor plays Lili Elbe, one of the earliest recipients of gender-reassignment surgery, and the role has won him a slew of nomina...

Alicia Vikander: ‘Eddie Redmayne is a 2015 highlight’

Alicia Vikander can’t believe her luck when it comes to working with Eddie Redmayne.The actress stars alongside Oscar-winner Eddie in The Danish Girl, which tells the story of Lili Elbe, the first person to undergo gender reassignment surgery. It’s...

Amber Heard: ‘Ballet gave me claw hands’

Actress Amber Heard was delighted with how graceful she was after learning ballet - until friends relentlessly mocked her "claw hands".The 29-year-old star learnt how to dance for her role in The Danish Girl, in which she plays professional ballet star...

Mad Max leads Critics’ Choice nominations

Mad Max: Fury Road is leading the 21st Annual Critics’ Choice Awards 2016 nominations with an impressive 13 nominations.George Miller's post-apocalyptic flick has already landed Golden Globe and SAG nods, and is now up for awards such as best picture...

Matthias Schoenaerts gets his adrenaline hit from films

Hollywood star Matthias Schoenaerts has to get his adrenaline hit from making movies now he can no longer go around spraying graffiti.As a teenager, the Belgian actor loved nothing more than taking out a can of paint and making his mark on the walls ar...

Eddie Redmayne in running for Golden Globes glory

Eddie Redmayne is continuing his quest for awards glory in 2016 with a best actor Golden Globe nomination for The Danish Girl.The 73rd annual Golden Globes nominations were announced by Angela Bassett, Chloë Grace Moretz, Dennis Quaid, and America Fer...

Eddie Redmayne: ‘My career is a blag’

Eddie Redmayne and Benedict Cumberbatch reckon they've "blagged" their mega-successful careers.They're two of Britain's most in-demand exports, which was evident earlier this year (15) when they went head-to-head during awards season. Eddie ultimately ...

Eddie Redmayne: ‘I considered quitting acting’

Eddie Redmayne momentarily thought about retiring after The Theory of Everything.The British actor was the darling of awards season earlier this year (15) thanks to his portrayal of Stephen Hawking in the flick, and he picked up the best actor Oscar, G...

Eddie Redmayne wants comedy role

Oscar-winner Eddie Redmayne is "gagging" for a comedy role, but worries it would be a catastrophe because he's "deeply unfunny".The British actor has wowed on the big screen with films such as My Week with Marilyn, Les Misérables and The Theory of Eve...

Eddie Redmayne: I still use my school drama teacher

Actor Eddie Redmayne still talks to his school drama teacher when he needs tips ahead of a movie role.The 33-year-old star has taken Hollywood by storm, winning this year's (15) best actor Oscar for his portrayal of Stephen Hawking in The Theory of Eve...

The Danish Girl

Focus Features has released the first trailer for director Tom Hooper’s real-life drama The Danish Girl starring Eddie Redmayne as...

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