Ever since Trainspotting debuted in 1996 there’s been talk of a sequel, with Ewan McGregor, director Danny Boyle keeping the hope alive by suggesting it may happen one day, but it would have to wait for the right time. Well, that time is now, as Sony Pictures UK has released a teaser for T2.
The promo vid, made up of footage from the first movie, announced the start of production on the sequel, which promises to reunite the original cast. That means Ewan McGregor, Jonny Lee Miller, Ewen Bremner and Robert Carlyle are all back, as Renton, Sick Boy, Spud, and Begbie, with Danny Boyle once more directing.
It’s now known how closely the film will stick to novelist Irvine Welsh’s own follow-up, Filth, but John Hodges has once more written the script. The film is currently due out in the UK next January. [Read more…]