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'Trainspotting 2' Teaser Trailer, With First New Footage, Released

Ahead of its much-anticipated release in January next year, a brand new official teaser trailer has emerged for the Trainspotting sequel, and the first to feature new footage.As the iconic opening music from the 1996...

'Trainspotting' Sequel Gets Release Date And Teaser Trailer

Fans of ‘90s classic Trainspotting have been anticipating a sequel to the beloved original for over two decades. Now they know exactly when their wait will be over, as a release date has finally been...

Robert Carlyle Promises An Even Scarier Begbie In 'Trainspotting' Sequel

Robert Carlyle has promised that his infamous Trainspotting character Francis Begbie will be “scarier” than ever in the film’s upcoming sequel. Carlyle was appearing in Edinburgh alongside Trainspotting author Irvine Welsh and assured fans that...

Irvine Welsh: 'Begbie To Be Nicer In Trainspotting Sequel'

In the 1996 movie, actor Robert Carlyle stole scene after scene as the violent alcoholic acquaintance of its central group of Scottish heroin addicts. One of the most famous saw...

Ewan Mcgregor Confirms 'Trainspotting' Sequel Will Begin Filming In May

Ewan McGregor has confirmed that he long-awaited sequel to Trainspotting is set to begin filming at the end of May. The sequel comes 20 years after the original cult classic film and a decade after...

Original Trainspotting Cast To Reunite For 2017 Sequel

The long-awaited follow-up, which will be helmed by original director Danny Boyle, is scheduled for release in 2017, editors at NME.com report. The 1996 film was based on Irvine Welsh's novel...

Robert Carlyle Says 'Trainspotting 2' Script Is The Best He's Ever Read

Trainspotting was one of the most iconic films of the nineties, as its tale of heroin addicts in Edinburgh caught the imagination of audiences around the world, and the announcement of its eventual sequel, some...

Robert Carlyle's The Legend Of Barney Thomson Tops Bafta Scotland Awards

The Trainspotting star's big screen directorial debut beat out What We Did On Our Holiday and 16 Years Till Summer for the coveted Best Film prize at Sunday's (15Nov15) ceremony in Glasgow, Scotland....

Danny Boyle Reveals Trainspotting Nerves

The cast of 'Trainspotting' were ''nervous'' about making a sequel.Danny Boyle directed the original movie in 1996 and has returned for the much-discussed sequel - but he's revealed the cast of the film were uncertain...

Robert Carlyle's The Legend Of Barney Thomson Leads Scottish Bafta Nominations

The Trainspotting star's big screen directorial debut will compete for the coveted Feature Film prize against What We Did On Our Holiday and 16 Years Till Summer, while Carlyle and his co-star Emma...

Trainspotting Sequel To Start Filming Next Year

The 'Trainspotting' sequel will start filming next summer.Danny Boyle - who directed the original movie in 1996 - has revealed plans to make the much-discussed sequel have gathered pace over the last few weeks and...

Danny Boyle Plans To Begin Shooting 'Trainspotting' Sequel Next Summer

Director Danny Boyle has said he plans to begin shooting the long awaited Trainspotting sequel next summer. If all goes to plan Boyle hopes that the film will then hit cinemas later in 2016, in...

Danny Boyle Confirms 'Trainspotting 2' Is In The Works

With five months to go until the classic original movie celebrates its twentieth anniversary, Oscar-winning director Danny Boyle has confirmed that all four of the main cast members of Trainspotting are on board to make...

Danny Boyle: Trainspotting 2 Is Close To Reality

A 'Trainspotting' sequel is moving closer to reality.Award-winning director Danny Boyle - who helmed the 1996 original movie, which starred the likes of Ewan McGregor, Jonny Lee Miller and Robert Carlyle - has revealed the...

Danny Boyle Trying To Work Out Scheduling For Trainspotting Sequel

The director has spent years talking about revisiting his cult drug drama, and now he reveals he has commitments from his leading men, Jonny Lee Miller, Robert Carlyle, Ewan MCGregor and Ewen Bremner....

Emma Thompson Claims Hollywood Sexism Is Worse Than Ever

Beloved English actress Emma Thompson has waded into the debate about gender equality in Hollywood, claiming that, far from making progress since the issue was first seriously raised in the last decade, the industry has...

Robert Carlyle Blasts American Actresses

Robert Carlyle thinks American actresses shy away from ''monstrous roles''.The 54-year-old actor - who starred in 'Trainspotting' and 'The Full Monty' - has argued that Americans, unlike their British counterparts, are reluctant to take on...

Robert Carlyle: I'd Like To Be A Rock Star

Robert Carlyle would like to be a rock star.The 54-year-old actor - whose film credits include 'Trainspotting' and 'The Full Monty' - has revealed he craves the adrenaline rush of performing live on stage in...

Robert Carlyle Can Relate To Trainspotting's Begbie

Robert Carlyle can easily relate to his 'Trainspotting' character.The award-winning actor starred as Begbie, a sociopathic character that featured in the Danny Boyle-directed movie, and has revealed he was a fusion of various people he...

Robert Carlyle: Trainspotting 2 Is Closer Than Ever

Robert Carlyle says 'Trainspotting 2' is ''closer than it's ever been''.The 54-year-old actor starred in Danny Boyle's adaptation of the Irvine Welsh cult novel two decades ago - alongside fellow Scott Ewan McGregor, 44, and...

Robert Carlyle: I Only Get Offers To Play Psychos

Robert Carlyle keeps ''getting offered psychos''.The 54-year-old actor - who's starred in 'Trainspotting', '28 Weeks Later' and 'The Full Monty' - has said that while he'd like the opportunity to appear in more comedies roles,...

Robert Carlyle Joined Twitter To Shoot Down Imposter

The Full Monty star is not a fan of microblogging and was determined never to sign up for Twitter, but he was backed into a corner after finding out a spoof 'Robert Carlyle'...

Ewan Mcgregor For Trainspotting Sequel

Ewan McGregor will star in a 'Trainspotting' sequel.The 44-year-old actor will reprise his role as heroin addict Renton almost 20 years after the original was released, having reconciled with director Danny Boyle who he was...

Trainspotting Stars Set To Reunite At Scottish Film Festival

The Moulin Rouge! actor is heading to the 2015 Edinburgh International Film Festival (EIFF) to screen his new movie Last Days In The Desert, in which he plays Jesus Christ, reuniting him with...

Robert Carlyle's Directorial Debut To Open Edinburgh Film Festival

The Legend Of Barney Thomson, in which Carlyle also stars, will be screened at the Festival Theatre on 17 June (15). The thriller, set in Glasgow, also features Emma Thompson, Ray Winstone,...

Robert Carlyle Pays Tribute To Late Co-star

British actor Robert Carlyle has paid tribute to his former Tv co-star Jenny Mccrindle following her death on Sunday (26Oct14).The Full Monty star took to Twitter.com to mourn the actress, who passed away after a...

Emma Thompson & Ray Winstone Join Carlyle's Serial Killer Cast

Emma Thompson and Ray Winstone have joined the cast of Trainspotting star Robert Carlyle's directorial debut.The Full Monty star will portray a barber who becomes a serial killer in The Legend Of Barney Thomson, and...

Imogen Poots Admires Actresses Who Can Adapt

Imogen Poots looks up to women who challenge themselves in film.'The Look of Love' actress - who is currently starring alongside 'Breaking Bad's Aaron Paul in 'A Long Way Down' and 'Need For Speed' -...

Trainspotting Sequel: Will Ewan Mcgregor Return? (And Other Questions)

Ewan McGregor's Renton famously announced that he hadn't "felt that good since Archie Gemmill scored against Holland in 1978!" in Danny Boyle's classic Trainspotting in 1996. Now, two decades later, we could find ourselves checking...

Kasabian Hopeful Of Us Success

Kasabian thinks their ''future looks good'' in America.The 'Days Are Forgotten' hitmakers have recently returned to the UK following a US tour and are pleased with the reception they received Stateside, though it was hard...

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