Articles Tagged 'Robert Carlyle'


‘Trainspotting’: Where Are They Now?

Trainspotting director Danny Boyle recently confirmed that he has his eye set on next summer to start filming the sequel for the 1996 film, marking the 20th anniversary of the original release. There was some back and forth with the cast, but it sounds like the script and schedules are set. The returning actors—Ewan McGregor, Jonny Lee Miller, Ewen […]

Trance – UK Film Premiere

Danny Boyle’s ‘Trainspotting’ Sequel Gets Start Date, Name Change

The sequel to Irvine Welsh‘s novel Trainspotting is called Porno. But it turns out director Danny Boyle, who brought the film adaptation to the big screen in 1996, is changing the name of the forthcoming sequel. The new name hasn’t been announced, but we do know that it’s not Porno. Boyle played around with alternative […]


The Cast of ‘The Full Monty’: Where Are They Now?

The Full Monty is one of those films you can watch over and over again. Like you’re so happy when you come upon it when flipping channels. Sure, “full monty” is British slang for “everything,” which is what six men take off in the film to make some quid due to severe unemployment, but it’s […]

Gregory’s Girl, FINAL

Brit Binge Watching: Five Pieces Set in Scotland You Can View Online

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. Take a peek at some uniquely Scottish productions you can view online below: 1. Gregory’s Girl In this BAFTA winning film […]


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. There have been rumors of a sequel since Irvine Walsh, the author of the Trainspotting novel, wrote a follow up in 2002 […]

British Invasion: Natalie Dormer, Robert Carlyle Grab Pilots

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. As the title implies, the show focuses on Edgar Allan Poe (Christopher Egan), who as […]

Robert Carlyle: Scotland’s Film Industry Sucks

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. An industry is something that feeds itself and grows. We make one film every 10 years that gets any kind of notice. You can’t call that an […]