Gwyneth Paltrow has signed on to play Nicole Kidman's wife in Danish Girl, the true story of a Einar Wegener who became one of the world's first transsexuals. Paltrow will star as Wegener's painter wife, Gerda Gottlieb, who got her husband in touch with his feminine side when she asked him to stand in for a female model. Wegener died in 1931 after a failed sexual re-assignment surgery. (Photo: WENN)