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Robert Carlyle Couldn't Put Trainspotting Character Out Of His Mind

In director Danny Boyle's new movie T2 Trainspotting, the sequel to his iconic 1996 film about a gang of Scottish drug abusers, the 55-year-old actor returns alongside castmates Ewan MCGregor, 45, Ewen Bremner,...

Jonny Lee Miller Wanted To Get Naked In T2 Trainspotting

Jonny Lee Miller signed up for 'T2 Trainspotting' to get naked.The 44-year-old actor reprises the role of Sick Boy in the sequel to the 1996 cult classic black comedy, and in one scene both Miller...

Danny Boyle Up For Third Trainspotting Film

Danny Boyle is interested in making a third 'Trainspotting' film.The 60-year-old director has just released 'T2 Trainspotting' which is set 20 years after the original 1996 movie, which was based on Irvine Welsh's novel 'Trainspotting'...

Robert Carlyle Had Teeth Taken Out For Trainspotting Sequel

The 55-year-old star reprises his role as thug Francis Begbie, 21 years after Danny Boyle’s iconic movie was first released. To slip back into the mindset of his psychotic alter ego Robert made drastic changes...

Robert Carlyle Interested In A Full Monty Sequel

Robert Carlyle wants to make a sequel to 'The Full Monty'.The 55-year-old actor famously took his clothes on the big screen back in 1997 when he played the role of ex-steelworker Gary 'Gaz' Schofield, who...

Ewen Bremner: Jelly, Chocolate And Fudge Made My Trainspotting Bed Soiling Scene

Ewen Bremner's bed soiling scene in 'T2 Trainspotting' involved jelly, chocolate and fudge. The 45-year-old actor - who plays the role of Daniel 'Spud' Murphy in both the original 1996 'Trainspotting' film and also its...

Robert Carlyle Wants Third Trainspotting Film

The 55-year-old Scottish actor has returned as the psychopathic acquaintance of the original film's central gang of heroin addicts in new sequel T2 Trainspotting. Robert says the new film, which follows...

Is There Room For A Third Trainspotting Film?

Despite the eagerly awaited sequel to Trainspotting finally only under a week away after a decade of speculation, one of the actors has already started the rumour mill going about a potential third film.Could there...

Robert Carlyle Hints At Trainspotting 3

Robert Carlyle has hinted there will be a third 'Trainspotting' film based on his own character.The 55-year-old actor has reprised his role as the psychotic Francis 'Franco' Begbie in 'T2: Trainspotting' - director Danny Boyle's...

Jonny Lee Miller Agreed To Trainspotting Return Due To 'Faith' In Danny Boyle

Jonny Lee Miller agreed to star in 'T2 Trainspotting' because he has great ''faith'' in Danny Boyle.The 44-year-old actor reprises his role as Simon 'Sick Boy' Williamson in the highly-anticipated follow-up to the 1996 movie...

Robert Carlyle Wept Over T2 Script

Robert Carlyle cried when he read the script for 'T2 Trainspotting'.The 55-year-old actor will reprise his role as the psychopathic Francis Begbie in the highly-anticipated follow-up to the 1996 movie and was surprised by how...

Danny Boyle Plagued By Trainspotting's Sick Boy And Renton

Danny Boyle says 'Trainspotting' characters Sick Boy, Renton, Spud and Begbie have never been far from his mind since 1996.The Oscar-winning director decided to make the sequel to the classic British title because fans have...

Ewan Mcgregor Fears Over Getting Back Into Trainspotting Character

Ewan McGregor was apprehensive about returning to his 'Trainspotting' character in case he couldn't get back into the role.The 45-year-old actor has been reunited with his former castmates - Jonny Lee Miller, Robert Carlyle, Ewen...

'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...

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