Trainspotting 2: Danny Boyle Aims To Make It His Next Movie


Danny Boyle’s next film project will be a sequel to his 1996 cult classic, “Trainspotting” – that made stars of Ewan McGregor, Kevin McKidd, Ewen Bremner, Robert Calyle and Kelly MacDonald. Danny Boyle said that all of the actors are on board for the sequel, including Ewan McGregor, who had the leading role in the film. “Now it is only a matter of getting all their schedules together which is complicated by two of them doing American TV series,” Boyle told Deadline.

Next year will mark the 20th anniversary of the film.  Irvine Welsh who penned the original novel, wrote the sequel entitled, ‘Porno’ in 2002 – in it he picked up with the principal characters. Simon “Sick Boy” Williamson (the character played by Miller in the original film) returns to Leith to open a pub, and becomes involved in making underground porn films. Renton, meanwhile, has remained sober, and is living in Amsterdam; Begbie is just out of jail and on the warpath towards whoever was anonymously sending him all the gay porn; Sick Boy is mining a new vein of “adult” entertainment; and Spud is contemplating both suicide and a history of Leith.

Acclaimed Film Director, Danny Boyle

Acclaimed Film Director, Danny Boyle

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