Articles Tagged 'Trainspotting'

Ewan McGregor as Renton in ‘Trainspotting’

WATCH: ‘Trainspotting 2’ Teases Us With Clean-Living Message

There’s been speculation about the sequel to the 1996 cult classic, but now it’s official: Trainspotting 2 starts filming today (May 16) and will open in theaters on January 27, 2017. A new teaser trailer released over the weekend broke the news, and while it doesn’t reveal any new footage, it does feature a new take on that famous […]

Ewan McGregor in Trainspotting

WATCH: Ewan McGregor Confirms ‘Trainspotting 2’ Starts Shooting in May

Ready to feel old? Really, really old? Cult classic Trainspotting, the film that propelled Ewan McGregor to stardom, led Slumdog Millionaire and Steve Jobs director Danny Boyle to move to Hollywood, and unleashed a soundtrack almost as iconic and redolent of the 1990s as Pulp Fiction‘s, came out twenty years ago in 1996. We’ll just let […]


‘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 […]

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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 […]


Danny Boyle’s Next Film: ‘Trainspotting’ Sequel

Danny Boyle‘s new film Steve Jobs, starring Michael Fassbender in the title role, has yet to hit theaters (it’s coming October 9) and the English director (Slumdog Millionaire) is already making plans for his next project. But, in his defense, that’s because he’s out promoting Jobs and people are asking him, “So, when can we […]

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: Brits ‘Brilliant With Music’ But ‘Rubbish at Film’

Film director Danny Boyle has some definite ideas about where Britain stands in the modern cultural universe. “I really think we are brilliant with music, for such a tiny place,” he said last week at New York City’s 92YTribeca. But that brilliance, he added, only goes so far. “Actually, we’re rubbish at films, really we’re […]


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 […]

Danny Boyle Hints at ‘Trainspotting’ Sequel

In a recent interview with, Danny Boyle divulged that a Trainspotting sequel could very well happen. The 1996 British comedy drama told the story of a group of heroin addicts living Edinburgh and was based on Irvine Welsh‘s book of the same title. The film finally put Boyle’s name on the map, while introducing […]