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Trainspotting 2

  • 2017
  • UK
  • Directed by: Danny Boyle
  • Cast: Ewan McGregor, Jonny Lee Miller, Robert Carlyle, Ewen Bremner
  • UK release: 27 January 2017

A sequel to Trainspotting, possibly based on Irvine Welsh's 2002 novel, Porno.

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Trainspotting 2 set for release next January

17 May 2016

Film gossip

'Trainspotting 2' is scheduled for release in January 2017. The long-awaited next installment of Danny Boyle's highly popular black comedy film has finally been given its release date two decades after the original hit arrived on screens. A…

Trainspotting 2 to begin filming in May

30 Mar 2016

Film gossip

'Trainspotting 2' will begin filming in May. Ewan McGregor has confirmed that work on the long awaited sequel is set to begin shortly and claims the script is "really, really, really good". He said: "We haven't started yet, we start shooting at…

Robert Carlyle 'wary' of Trainspotting sequel

20 Nov 2015

Film gossip

Robert Carlyle is "wary" of the 'Trainspotting' sequel. The 54-year-old actor - who starred alongside Ewan McGregor and Jonny Lee Miller in the 1996 original - has signed on to appear in the sequel, but admits to feeling anxious about the…

Danny Boyle reveals Trainspotting nerves

14 Oct 2015

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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 about whether to reprise their…

Trainspotting sequel to start filming next year

28 Sep 2015

Film gossip

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 with filming set to begin in the…

Danny Boyle: Trainspotting 2 is close to reality

7 Sep 2015

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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 key members of the movie's…

Robert Carlyle: Trainspotting 2 is closer than ever

18 Jul 2015

Film gossip

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 Jonny Lee Miller, 42…

Ewan McGregor for Trainspotting sequel

15 Jul 2015

Film gossip

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 rumoured to have argued…

Ewan McGregor wants a Trainspotting sequel

22 Jun 2015

Film gossip

Ewan McGregor thinks a 'Trainspotting' sequel would be "extraordinary". The 44-year-old actor starred as heroin addict Mark Renton in the 1996 movie and has revealed he would love the opportunity to make a sequel with director Danny Boyle. He…

Trainspotting sequel will pick up from original film

24 Mar 2013

Film gossip

The 'Trainspotting' sequel would explore what happened to the characters, according to Danny Boyle. The director - who helmed the cult hit 1996 movie starring Ewan McGregor, Jonny Lee Miller, Kevin McKidd and Robert Carlyle - has offered an update…

Danny Boyle plots Trainspotting sequel in 2016

11 Mar 2013

Film gossip

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 screens in 2016, 20…

Ewan McGregor's Trainspotting no

27 May 2008

Celebrity Gossip

Ewan McGregor will not make a sequel to 'Trainspotting'. The 'Star Wars' actor has ruled out ever starring in a follow-up to the 1996 film because he isn't a fan of Irvine Welsh's 'Porno', the sequel to 'Trainspotting'. Ewan, who played heroin…

Porno still no nearer completion

23 Aug 2007

The sequel to Trainspotting is still in the sidings according to author Irvine Welsh. Porno, his follow-up novel to his breakout hit, is still waiting on a workable screenplay, though the author did reveal it is currently being worked on by John Hodge…

Trainspotting 2 (production teaser)

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