EDDIE Redmayne is learning how to walk in a pair of high heels for his next film role.
The Oscar-nominated actor is preparing to star in ‘The Danish Girl’ – which concerns transgender pioneer Einar Wegener.
The actor explained: “We’re looking at everything from a feminine perspective. How to sit, to walk, to pose, roll on a pair of stockings. How to put on a pair of heels and how to walk in them. Everything.”
Eddie, who recently won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor for his performance in ‘The Theory of Everything’, says his new movie about Einar and his wife Gerda Gottlieb is a study of “authenticity, identity and love”.
In preparation for the role, he’s spoken to members of the transgender community.
He said: “The danger of surgery was so extreme [in the 1920s]. It’s such a brave thing that Einar did.”