As you may have heard, Scotsman Peter Capaldi has been cast as the Twelfth Doctor on Doctor Who. Let’s give him a proper welcome by celebrating some outstanding films and TV programs set in Scotland.
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.
Add two more to the growing list of Brits nailing down U.S. pilots this year: Natalie Dormer, who plays the slinky, sexy Anne Boleyn on The Tudors (as seen on BBC America), has been cast in ABC’s Poe, Deadline reports.
Actor (and possible Doctor Who prospect) Robert Carlyle decries the state of the Scottish “film industry”: “We don’t have a film industry here. I would argue that vehemently.