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James Mcavoy's Difficult Filth Sex Scenes

James McAvoy admits he found it difficult filming some sex scenes for his new movie 'Filth'.The Scottish star plays corrupt police officer Bruce Robertson in John S. Baird's big screen adaptation of Irvine Welsh's twisted...

Irvine Welsh Cameo Cut From Filth

Writer Irvine Welsh shot a cameo in new movie Filth - but it ended up on the cutting room floor.The film, which is based on the Scottish author's novel about a corrupt policeman, was due...

James Mcavoy In 'Filth' > Robert De Niro In 'Taxi Driver'? Big Claim

The temptation to place classic performances, films and music on a pedestal and never let your mind’s eye topple them is strong. We hold a robust affection for culture gone by, and often struggle to...

Just How Filthy Is Filth? James Mcavoy Reveals All

James McAvoy continues to assert himself as one of the finer actors of his generation. In his new film, Filth – one of Irvine Welsh’s fruitier novels – fans of the Scottish actor might just...

James Mcavoy's 'F***Ed Up Fairytale'

James McAvoy's new film is a ''f***ed up fairytale''. The actor plays a morally reprehensible policeman in 'Filth' which made presenting him as a character who viewers could sympathise with wasn't easy.He said: ''[It's] a...

Jamie Bell Fulfils Irvine Welsh Ambition

Actor Jamie Bell has harboured a secret lifelong ambition to shoot a movie based on an Irvine Welsh novel after watching gritty, drug-fuelled film Trainspotting as a child.The Brit, who shot to fame as a...

James Mcavoy Needs To Clean Up His Act In Filth (Trailer)

Filth, the latest movie to star James McAvoy, is an adaptation of Irvine Welsh’s novel of the same name and it has all the hallmarks of a classic Irvine Welsh movie adaptation, with its fast-paced,...

Danny Boyle Plots Trainspotting Sequel In 2016

Danny Boyle is hoping to release 'Trainspotting' sequel 'Porno' in 2016.The 'Slumdog Millionaire' director has revealed that the long-rumoured sequel to his hit 1996 black comedy about a group of heroin addicts may finally hit...

Alan Mcgee Working On Britpop Musical With Welsh

Former music mogul Alan Mcgee is hoping to stage a new West End theatre production telling the story of Britpop alongside Trainspotting author Irvine Welsh.The ex-record label boss, who discovered Oasis, has already started working...

James Mcavoy To Appear In Filth

James McAvoy has signed up to star in 'Filth'.The 'Wanted' actor will take on the lead role in the movie adaptation of Irvine Welsh's 1998 novel, with Jamie Bell and Alan Cumming also set to...

Ewan Mcgregor Hints At Trainspotting Sequel

Ewan McGregor has hinted he may star in a 'Trainspotting' sequel if the script is good enough.The Scottish actor - who shot to fame as heroin addict Renton in the original 1996 movie - says...

Carlyle Would Work On Boyle's Porno For Free

Scottish actor ROBERT CARLYLE is desperate for DANNY BOYLE to film the sequel to cult movie TRAINSPOTTING - insisting he would "jump though hoops of fire" to star in an adaptation of IRVINE WELSH's PORNO.The...

Harry Potter Prequel Breaks Short Story Sales Record

A book featuring a prequel to the Harry Potter series of novels has becoming the fastest-ever selling collection of short stories in the UK.What's Your Story, a printed postcard book featuring the works by Rowling,...

By on 08 August 2008

Rowling Puts Harry Potter Prequel Up For Auction

A prequel to the Harry Potter series of novels is to be auctioned for charity next month.JK Rowling has written an 800-word outline of a preface to the stories of the boy wizard but will...

By on 29 May 2008

Welsh Makes Film About Death Row Prisoner

TRAINSPOTTING creator IRVINE WELSH has made a film about the life of a Scottish marine who was released from death row after 21 years behind bars. The 10-minute documentary follows the progress of former marine...

Borrell Lands Movie Role

RAZORLIGHT frontman JOHNNY BORRELL has turned his attention to acting - landing a role in IRVINE WELSH's latest movie THE MEAT TRADE. The British rocker will play a poor Irish musician who is killed by...

Boyle Hopeful Of Mcgregor Reconciliation

Director DANNY BOYLE is still hopeful he can persuade EWAN MCGREGOR to star in an adaptation of IRVINE WELSH book PORNO, despite the actor not wanting to speak to him. MCGregor, who starred in Boyle's...

Irvine Welsh In Munchkin Row

TRAINSPOTTING author IRVINE WELSH has angered little people across the UK, because his new stage play is about drunken Munchkins having wild sex orgies. The infamous Scottish author's new play BABYLON HEIGHTS explores the wilder...

Keane Hire Cult Author For Video

British band KEANE have hired cult TRAINSPOTTING author IRVINE WELSH to direct the first music video from their forthcoming sophomore album. The short film, which will not feature any members of the rock trio, will...

Schneider Wants To Team Up With Irvine Welsh

Comedy actor ROB SCHNEIDER wants to team up with TRAINSPOTTING author IRVINE WELSH and take the rest of his books to the big screen. The DEUCE BIGALOW star became a fan of Welsh while...

Carlyle Wants Trainspotting Sequel

ROBERT CARLYLE is desperate for EWAN McGREGOR and director DANNY BOYLE to settle their feud, because he would love to star in TRAINSPOTTING sequel PORNO. Anxious Trainspotting fans have been eagerly anticipating the...

Welsh Inspired By Classic Literature

TRAINSPOTTING author IRVINE WELSH has bizarrely cited JANE AUSTEN as the novelist who inspired him to write drug and violence-filled novels. Scottish Welsh - famed for his gritty portrayals of drug addicts and misogynistic...

Carlyle To Ply Meat Trade

JAMES BOND star ROBERT CARLYLE is to appear in a macabre new movie, written by TRAINSPOTTING creator IRVINE WELSH. Carlyle, whose Hollywood career was kick-started after he starred as psychotic BEGBIE in the 1995...

Miller And Carlyle Up For Porno

JONNY LEE MILLER and ROBERT CARLYLE are eager to reprise their TRAINSPOTTING roles in sequel PORNO - despite EWAN McGREGOR's reluctance. The project, based on IRVINE WELSH's follow-up novel which features the same characters...

Irvine Welsh Gets Boxing Clever

Gritty writer IRVINE WELSH is planning on raising awareness about youth suicide - by stepping into the boxing ring. The TRAINSPOTTING author is lending his support to the BE... FOUNDATION because many of his...

Mcgregor 'Not Keen' On Trainspotting Sequel

Actor EWAN McGREGOR is now "not keen" on reprising the drug addict role of RENTON in a TRAINSPOTTING sequel. The Scottish hunk expressed an interest last year (02) in reprising his break-through role in...

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