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‘Halston’ sees Ewan McGregor play legendary designer in Netflix miniseries

Netflix has released the first trailer for “Halston,” an upcoming miniseries chronicling the story of the fashion icon of the same mononymous name.Golden Globe winner Ewan McGregor plays the titular role and features Broadway actress Krysta Rodriguez as Liza Minnelli and Rory Culkin as Joel Schumacher.”I have a vision,” McGregor’s Halston says in the trailer. “I’m going to change the face of American fashion.”Set to Depeche Mode’s “Enjoy the Silence,” fans are then given a peek at a montage of Halston hard at work designing women’s clothing.EWAN MCGREGOR TO LOSE HALF OF HIS TV AND MOVIE FORTUNE IN DIVORCE SETTLEMENT”I’ve been an outsider my whole life ’til one day I just stopped giving a flying f—,” he says, before being given a warning during a meeting.
Ewan McGregor plays the designer Halston in an upcoming Netflix miniseries.
(Getty Images)”My wife thinks your a genius. I think that’s dangerous,” says a man sitting at a restaurant with Halston. “I think once you call yourself a genius you stop growing.”The trailer then sees the designer freefall into a chaotic life of drugs, sex and temper tantrums, leading someone to call him “out of control.””Do you ever feel like everything you have can disappear in an instant?” Halston asks as the trailer ends.Born Roy Halston Frowick, Halston was known for minimalistic designs that became massively popular in the 1970s. He’s credited with revolutionizing American fashion.EWAN MCGREGOR FINALIZES DIVORCE FROM WIFE EVE MAVRAKIS: REPORTThe designer died at the age of 57 due to an AIDS-related illness.”Halston” is one of the many projects being produced for Netflix by awards darling Ryan Murphy. Netflix’s “Hollywood,” “Ratched,” “The Politician,” “The Boys in the Band” and “Ratched” are also produced by Murphy.On the broadcast side, Murphy is known for producing “American Horror Story,” “American Crime Story,” “Glee” and “9-1-1.”
Liza Minnelli with designer Halston circa 1982 in New York City. (Photo by Robin Platzer/IMAGES/Getty Images)
McGregor is perhaps best known for playing Obi-Wan Kenobi in multiple “Star Wars” movies. He’s set to reprise his role as the wise and powerful Jedi in a miniseries set for Disney+.CLICK HERE TO GET THE FOX NEWS APPThe actor won a Golden Globe in 2018 when he played twins in “Fargo.” He also received an Emmy nomination for the role, as well as for a guest appearance in “ER” and for his work as a narrator of the docuseries “Highlands: Scotland’s Wild Heart.”CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP FOR OUR ENTERTAINMENT NEWSLETTERHis two other Globe nominations came for his performances in “Mouline Rouge!” and “Salmon Fishing in the Yemen.””Halston” hits Netflix on May 14.



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