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Baz Luhrmann Reveals Who Almost Starred in 'Moulin Rouge' Instead of Ewan McGregor

Did you know that Ewan McGregor wasn’t the only choice to play Christian in the movie Moulin Rouge?

Baz Luhrmann, the writer and director of the beloved 2001 movie musical, is opening up about the casting process and finding the right leading man to star alongside Nicole Kidman.

One actor who Baz thought would’ve been great to play Christian ended up being too young for the role. He was 21 at the time while Nicole was 33, so the part went to Ewan instead.

Click through the slides to see who almost played Christian in Moulin Rouge…

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Netflix's 'Halston' Gets First Look Trailer, New Photos Ahead of Highly Anticipated Debut - Watch Now!

The first trailer for Netflix‘s highly anticipated limited series Halston, based on fashion designer Roy Halston Frowick, just debuted online!

The limited series Halston follows the legendary fashion designer (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.

Also starring in the series are Krysta Rodriguez as Liza Minnelli, Rebecca Dayan as Elsa Peretti, Bill Pullman as David Mahoney, Gian Franco Rodriguez as Victor Hugo, David Pittu as Joe Eula, Sullivan Jones as Ed Austin, Rory Culkin as Joel Schumacher, Kelly Bishop as Eleanor Lambert, and Vera Farmiga as Adele. The show, produced by Ryan Murphy, will debut on Friday, May 14th.

Ewan recently spoke out and revealed why he took on the role of a gay man amid backlash.

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Ewan McGregor Reveals Why He Took Gay Role in 'Halston' Amid Backlash

Ewan McGregor is speaking up amid backlash.

The 50-year-old Star Wars actor, who will star in the upcoming Halston TV series produced by Ryan Murphy as the fashion designer, spoke about playing gay despite being straight in an interview with THR.

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“I hear the discussion and I respect both sides of it, I really do,” he explained.

Find out what else he said…More Here! »

Ewan McGregor Says 'Obi-Wan Kenobi' Will Feel 'More Real' Than 'Star Wars' Prequels - Find Out Why

Ewan McGregor is dishing about his upcoming series.

The 50-year-old actor opened up about the highly anticipated Obi-Wan Kenobi series on Disney+ in an interview with THR.

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During the conversation, he spoke about the negative reviews that the prequels received, including The Phantom Menace.

“That was quite difficult. They were universally not very much liked,” he admitted.

He also discussed George Lucas‘ reliance on CGI, which was “because George loves technology and loves pushing into that realm.”

Find out what he said…More Here! »

Netflix Debuts First Look of Ewan McGregor in 'Halston' Series, Plus See More Cast in Costume!

Netflix has shared the first look of Ryan Murphy‘s upcoming Halston limited series starring Ewan McGregor.

The new photos were shared on Friday (April 23), which would have been fashion designer Roy Halston Frowick’s 89th birthday. To mark the occasion, Netflix announced that the new series will be released on May 14.

Along with the show’s key artwork and some stills of Ewan in character, the streamer also shared a set of Warhol-inspired Polaroids featuring the cast, Halston’s entourage.

The limited series Halston follows the legendary fashion designer (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.

Also starring in the series are Krysta Rodriguez as Liza Minnelli, Rebecca Dayan as Elsa Peretti, Bill Pullman as David Mahoney, Gian Franco Rodriguez as Victor Hugo, David Pittu as Joe Eula, Sullivan Jones as Ed Austin, Rory Culkin as Joel Schumacher, Kelly Bishop as Eleanor Lambert, and Vera Farmiga as Adele.

Click inside to see cool Polaroid photos of the cast… More Here! »

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Disney+'s 'Obi-Wan Kenobi' Series Cast Announced, Ewan McGregor & Hayden Christensen to Star!

Disney+ has officially announced the cast of their upcoming Star Wars special event series, Obi-Wan Kenobi

Ewan McGregor will be returning as the iconic Jedi Master, with Hayden Christensen in the role of Darth Vader!

The story begins 10 years after the dramatic events of “Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith” where Kenobi faced his greatest defeat, the downfall and corruption of his best friend and Jedi apprentice, Anakin Skywalker turned evil Sith Lord Darth Vader.

Fans are absolutely loving the full cast announcement, which includes some major names!

Click inside to see the full cast list for the brand new Star Wars series…More Here! »

Hayden Christensen to Play Darth Vader in 'Obi-Wan Kenobi' Series with Ewan McGregor!

Hayden Christensen will reprise his role as Darth Vader in the upcoming Obi-Wan Kenobi series that will be released on Disney+.

Ewan McGregor will be reprising the title role, which he played in The Phantom Menace, Attack of the Clones, and Revenge of The Sith.

Hayden played Anakin Skywalker in Attack of the Clones and Revenge of the Sith. In the latter movie, he pledged himself to the Sith and Palpatine dubbed him Darth Vader. He battled Obi-Wan in a lightsaber duel near the end of the film and was left for dead, but Palpatine treated his mutilated body and covered him in the black suit we all recognize as the Darth Vader uniform.

Disney announced that the upcoming series “begins 10 years after the dramatic events of Revenge of the Sith.” The series is set to be helmed by Deborah Chow, who has worked on The Mandalorian.

Get more details on all of the Star Wars shows heading to Disney+ in the coming years.