Ivan McGregor hurt relatives criticism
NEW YORK (AP). — Imagine a galaxy far away, where fashion genius Halston dressed Obi-Wan Kenobi in a stunning model from the 1970s. Evan McGregor can.
The actor is at least in a position to be the only person on the planet who would figure it out, JD Master and flamboyant designer, the first in the upcoming Disney + “Star Wars” series, to be a Scottish actor on a set in Los Angeles, and Friday The second in a Netflix mini-series released on.
“It would be a lot more comfortable,” he said in a recent interview. “It would all be Kashmiri, none of that heavy blanketed stuff.”
Although “Halston” only aired on Friday, it had already made harsh comments from McGregor and director Daniel Minahan, both of whom were among the show’s executive producers, along with Ryan Murphy.
Halston’s niece, Leslie Frovik, and other family members criticized Minahan’s passionate project as “blatantly trashy” and “impure”, though she had only seen one trailer. Leslie Frovic, from California, said Halston’s family and files had not been consulted, although Minahan said she had spoken with Frovic’s father and Halston’s brother Robert before his death in 2007.
Robert Frowic’s widow disputes that her husband has been consulted.
“I think everyone deserves an opinion. This is not a documentary, this is a drama series,” Minahan said. “And the people who knew Halston and were close to him and who have seen him have very Has responded well. “
Additionally, “Pose” star Billy Porter, a fashionista, questioned the choice of a straight actor like McGregor to play a gay role, noting that gay actors rarely get access to straight roles.
“I felt that Evan was the best person for the job,” said Minahan, who is gay.
“I can’t imagine anyone else doing this. He was my first choice.”
For her part, McGregor – who went from one interview to another to promote the series while brandishing her Lightbuser – said the fact that Leslie Frovic and one of Halston’s six nieces were not satisfied “makes her sad is.”
“We were very careful,” he said. “Dan Minahan has researched this, he has wanted to do it for over 20 years so it’s a shame.”
Originally hailing from the central United States, Halston revolutionized his industry with casual deconstructed ball gowns, washable synthetic fabric T-shirt dresses, and a clean, minimalist approach that reinvented American fashion in the 1960s. Defined by. He was the manufacturer of the iconic cylinder cap. The blue that Jackie Kennedy wore at the inauguration ceremony of her husband, President John F. Kennedy (Helston began her career as a hatter) and had beautiful music and a list of famous friends including Elizabeth Taylor, Lisa Minnelli (played by Christa Rodriguez). ), Babe Paley, Bianca Jagger and Andy Warhol.
Until the disco era, Halston was a regular at Studio 54 nightclub, and later designed costumes for the famous choreographer Martha Graham. Her bright and sensual clothes, Liza Minnelli has said, were pieces that danced with one.
Halston lost the use of his name as a trademark in a business deal that made him wealthy, but left him at the mercy of a series of corporate observers.
Roy Halston Frovik, his full name, was born in Des Moines, Iowa, and died in 1990 at the age of 57 due to complications related to AIDS, leaving his company in New York after leaving his name-boring company. Gave up.
He was taken by relatives in Northern California, where he died in a San Francisco hospital. Her decision to bring her beauty to the masses included making clothes for Jessie Penny and a whole host of products: accessories, carpets, uniforms for Girl Scouts and Braniff Airways, and an unforgettable fragrance that featured a teardrop-shaped bottle She comes in , Designed by. One of her friends: Elsa Peretti.
She became a jewelery designer for Tiffany & Co. (after being introduced by Halston) and was part of a group of models named Halstonettes. The series abounds in scenes in which Halston sniffs cocaine, has sex with prostitutes and spends uncontrollably.
He was fond of filling his mirror-lined workshop at the Olympic Tower with fresh orchids and taking planes for dinner at New York’s top restaurants at Warhol’s Rent Retreat in Montac, a secluded part of Long Island.
McGregor learned to sew as part of his preparation and drank tea with Liza Minnelli, but kept the details private.
“I wanted him to know that he is in good hands with me,” McGregor said.
Poor to Famous
The biographical series, based on Steven Gaines’ 1991 book “Simply Halston”, also included Halston’s own reinvestment in Indiana from a poor boy (his family turned around) to a black turtle and a cleverly crafted workaholic in evil and a controversial temperament. Addresses Earned him many problems.