Netflix is keeping Ryan Murphy quite busy these days. The mega-producer behind the likes of The Politician, Hollywood and Ratched is partnering up with the streaming powerhouse once again with his newest original limited series Halston and it seems fans won’t have to wait long for their chance to see what Murphy has planned for Halston season 1.
Halston was first announced back in January 2019 as in development from Legendary Television with the then title of Simply Halston. The project would eventually land at Netflix with Ryan Murphy as its executive producer with the simplified title, making it the latest in a string of notable projects from the American Horror Story creator under his lucrative Netflix deal.
Below, we share everything you need to know about the Halston season 1 release date, along with the cast, synopsis, trailer and much more.
Halston season 1 release date
In a surprise twist, Netflix has revealed that Halston season 1 will be coming to Netflix on Friday, May 14. The official release date announcement came days after Netflix revealed the full list of movies and shows coming in May 2021 — a list which did not include Halston season 1 originally.
Halston season 1 cast
Leading the Halston season 1 cast in the title role is Star Wars actor Ewan McGregor, who has been attached to the project from the very beginning. McGregor will be joined by an incredible ensemble of performers which includes Kelly Bishop as Eleanor Lambert, Rory Culkin as Joel Schumacher, Rebecca Dayan as Elsa Peretti, Vera Farmiga as Adele, Sullivan Jones as Ed Austin, David Pittu as Joe Eula, Bill Pullman as David Mahoney, Krysta Rodriguez as Liza Minnelli, Gian Franco Rodriguez as Victor Hugo.
Halston season 1 synopsis
As the name of the show suggests, Halston season 1 is a bio piece looking at the life of legendary fashion designer Halston with a focus on the building of his fashion empire and the hostile takeover which saw him battling to protect his legacy and name.
Here is how Netflix officially describes the show:
The limited series Halston follows the legendary fashion designer (Ewan McGregor), as he leverages his single, invented name into a worldwide fashion empire that’s synonymous with luxury, sex, status and fame, literally defining the era he lives in, 1970’s and ‘80’s New York — until a hostile takeover forces him to battle for control of his most precious asset… the name Halston itself.
Halston season 1 trailer
At this time, Netflix has not yet released a trailer for Halston; however, given the series will be coming to Netflix on May 14, fans shouldn’t have to wait too long for their first official look at the upcoming limited series.