Danny Boyle

Danny Boyle Confirms ‘Trainspotting’ Sequel

A script for the sequel to Trainspotting is in progress with a release date set for 2016, the 20th anniversary of the original, confirms director Danny Boyle (Slumdog Millionaire), according to The Independent.

Kristin Scott Thomas Flip Flops Role in Pinter Production

Kristin Scott Thomas (Salmon Fishing in the Yemen, Nowhere Boy) and Lia Williams (Dirty Weekend) have signed up to role-share in Harold Pinter’s play Old Times, reports the London Evening Standard.

WATCH: James McAvoy in Danny Boyle’s ‘Trance’

British director Danny Boyle’s latest film, Trance, will open in the U.S. on April 5, a release date that has just been set. (The movie has its U.K. debut on March 27.)

Celebrity Hook/Break-Ups of 2012

Let’s take a peek at who got together this year and others who called it quits.

Harry Styles & Taylor Swift

Life Outside ‘Sherlock’: Benedict Cumberbatch

Benedict Cumberbatch is best known as the inquisitive, know-it-all modern day Sherlock Holmes in BBC’s original drama Sherlock that airs on PBS in the U.S.

Former ‘Doctor Who’ Star Cast in ‘Thor’ Sequel

Christopher Eccleston gets his villain on! Best known for playing the Ninth Doctor on Doctor Who, he will star as Malekith the Accursed in Thor: The Dark World scheduled to be released November 8, 2013, reports Deadline.

Danny Boyle: Olympic Ceremony Will Be Picture of Britain as a Nation

Just as Olympic athletes go for the gold, so the producers of the Olympics opening ceremony go for the spectacle. Big is better. There’s safety in numbers. Wow ‘em, wow ‘em and wow ‘em.

To Be or Not to Be: Will Cumberbatch Play Hamlet?

Benedict Cumberbatch, 35, Best Actor winner in a Movie/Miniseries at the U.S. Critics’ Choice TV Awards for his title role in BBC’s Sherlock, is considering making the return to the stage.

Simon Beaufoy Talks ‘Hunger Games’ Sequel and ‘Sharp Teeth’ Adaptation

By signing on to adapt Catching Fire, the second volume of the bestselling Hunger Games trilogy, British screenwriter Simon Beaufoy has reached a new high in his career.

News Roundup: Emma Watson’s Post-’Potter’ Plans, Harper Seven Rules Twitter

Emma Watson is looking forward to NOT being part of an astonishingly successful film franchise for a little while, if only because living under a microscope isn’t all that much fun when you’re that young: “It has been quite hard and pressured making the Harry Potter films,” she says. “I’m so happy to be …