Ryan Murphy shared a first-look video of Ewan McGregor as fashion legend Halston on Instagram Tuesday and announced the full cast of the upcoming Netflix series.
“After a long 20 years of twists and turns, the limited series ‘Halston’ starring the fantastic Ewan McGregor began production today,” Murphy wrote in the post. “I am so proud of our director and leader Dan Minahan, and Christine Vachon of Killer Films. I am thrilled to be producing this great and meaningful show with them and Alexis Martin Woodall and Pamela Koffler.”
First announced last year as part of Murphy’s line-up of projects under his Netflix deal, “Halston” is a limited series biopic about the legendary designer who revolutionized American fashion in the 1970s.
Joining McGregor in the cast are Rory Culkin as Joel Schumacher, Rebecca Davan as Elsa Peretti, David Pittu as Joe Eula, Krysta Rodriguez as Liza Minelli, Sullivan Jones as Ed Austin and Gian Franco Rodriguez as Victor Hugo.
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After a long 20 years of twists and turns, the limited series HALSTON starring the fantastic Ewan McGregor began production today. I am so proud of our director and leader Dan Minahan, and Christine Vachon of Killer Films. I am thrilled to be producing this great and meaningful show with them and Alexis Martin Woodall and Pamela Koffler. Cast list below. Ewan McGregor as HALSTON Rory Culkin as JOEL SHUMACHER Rebecca Davan as ELSA PERETTI David Pittu as JOE EULA Krysta Rodriguez as LIZA MINNELLI Sullivan Jones as ED AUSTIN Gianfranco Rodriguez as VICTOR HUGO
Among Murphy’s other Netflix projects are the period drama “Hollywood” starring Holland Taylor and Patti LuPone, a series adaptation of the musical “A Chorus Line,” the second season of “The Politician,” the “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest” prequel “Ratched” starring Sarah Paulson, as well as a docuseries about Andy Warhol.