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Claire Danes and Jim Parsons play a married couple in transgender drama

Claire Danes and Jim Parsons play a married couple in transgender drama

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Claire Danes (Homeland) and Jim Parsons (The Big Bang Theory) play roles in A Kid Like Jake, a drama that is about a boy who wishes to prefer a girl.

The actors play the parents of the four-year-old boy, reports Variety. The story of the film is based on the eponymous successful play.

It is the first starring role in a movie for the 43-year-old Parsons, who is best known for his role as Sheldon Cooper in the successful komedieserie The Big Bang Theory. For this role he won four times previously an Emmy-award.

Silas Howard will be directing the picture. He previously worked with at Transparent, a series that revolves around a transgenderpersonage. Howard himself is transgender.

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