Eddie Redmayne revealed that if he have been supplied the main function in The Danish Woman at the moment, he “would not take it on now.”
In an interview with The Sunday Times, the 39-year-old actor mirrored on starring within the Oscar-nominated film six years after its launch. “I made that movie with the most effective intentions,” he mentioned of the 2015 movie, including, “However I feel it was a mistake.” Based mostly on a real story, The Danish Woman starred the Oscar winner as Lili Elbe, a transgender lady who was one of many first folks to endure gender affirmation surgical procedure, in 1930.
“The larger dialogue concerning the frustrations round casting is as a result of many individuals do not have a chair on the desk,” he added. “There have to be a levelling, in any other case we’re going to keep on having these debates.”
Following its launch, The Danish Woman, acquired trade accolades but in addition substantial criticism from audiences. Alicia Vikander, who performed Lili’s spouse, Gerda Wegener, addressed the critique over the movie earlier this yr.