Ewan McGregor poses for a gritty black and white cover photo for VMAN magazine’s latest issue. Damon Baker photographs the Scottish actor for the occasion. Meanwhile, Nicola Formichetti looks after styling. McGregor links up with VMAN to discuss taking on the starring role of legendary designer Halston in Ryan Murphy’s Netflix series.
“There are so many sides to somebody, aren’t there? I felt like I just had to embody him, feel like him, like Halston,” says McGregor. “There was his physicality, his accent, and his voice. All of which were sort of far away from me. And I loved that about it, as an actor, I thought that was a great challenge.”
Dressing like Halston, McGregor explains, “I’ve never worn clothes like that. He was so specific. In the ’60s, he wore suits and ties and colored shirts and stuff; then, in the 1970s, he started wearing turtlenecks and bronzer and pulling his hair back. All of that certainly made me feel transformed into him.” Read more at VMAN.com.