Halston: Limited Series

Halston: Limited Series

Halston: Limited Series

The rise and fall story of American fashion designer Halston (Ewan McGregor), the man who built an empire through style before his life flew out of control.

2021Rating: TV-MAUSARyan Murphy Productions
DramaTrue Story & Biography

Streaming (1 Provider)

EPISODE 1.1
14 May 2021

Becoming Halston

Looking to reinvent himself, Halston sets out to create a signature look, assembling a design team and finding inspiration in new friend Liza Minnelli.

EPISODE 1.2
14 May 2021

Versailles

Halston considers a fateful business deal and meets a charismatic escort while struggling with old insecurities ahead of a historic fashion show.

EPISODE 1.3
14 May 2021

The Sweet Smell of Success

Creating a new perfume turns into a fraught and emotional venture for Halston, whose love life grows increasingly entangled with his expanding empire.

EPISODE 1.4
14 May 2021

The Party's Over

Halston's nights of excess at Studio 54 and days fueled by cocaine take a toll as he suffers ruptured friendships, stiff competition and a sudden loss.

EPISODE 1.5
14 May 2021

Critics

With his career in a nosedive and his personal life a mess, Halston receives an artistic lifeline from an old friend before embarking on a last journey.

Halston: Limited Series / Reviews

Daily Telegraph

Daily Telegraph

The show is trashy fun, but it could have been so much more.

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Decider

Decider

Despite the broad strokes, five episodes sounds just about right for this series.

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CNN

CNN

"Halston" doesn't merit the kind of adulation that its namesake craved, but strictly in terms of garnering attention, combining a marquee star with juicy material is one of those things that never goes out of style.

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Vanity Fair

Vanity Fair

What makes the whole thing work, start to finish, is McGregor’s huge, bizarre, involved, and inspired turn as Halston.

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RogerEbert.com

RogerEbert.com

This compelling epic about ego that embeds you in his world of brilliant designs and self-sabotage. It doesn’t hurt that it has a career-best performance from Ewan McGregor as its center.

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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

The series is littered with incidents that seem like they could be focal events if only Halston had focus, or structuring devices if only the show had structure.

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Independent

Independent

Halston is clean, sleek and beautiful to look at – but you might find yourself wishing it was a little messier around the edges.

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News.com.au

News.com.au

Halston is glossy and occasionally captivating, and the costumes and production design are gorgeous to look at, and for some viewers, that’ll be enough.

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The Guardian

The Guardian

It takes time to earn viewers’ sympathy for the main character, and it isn’t until the last two episodes that it really gets under his skin.

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