Magazine article Screen International

TriStar Lands 'Trainspotting' Sequel

Magazine article Screen International

TriStar Lands 'Trainspotting' Sequel

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The sequel also sees the return of the key cast from the 1996 original - Ewan McGregor, Jonny Lee Miller, Ewen Bremner and Robert Carlyle.

Production on the untitled project is scheduled to kick offin late spring for a 2017 release. John Hodge, who adapted Irvine Welsh's book for the first film, also returns to action and has adapted the screenplay from Welsh's Porno on which the sequel will be based.

Andrew Macdonald, Boyle, Christian Colson and Bernie Bellew produce through Figment Films, Decibel Films and Cloud Eight Films. Film4 is also a production partner.

Trainspotting erupted on to the world stage nearly 20 years ago and tells of a heroin user's bid to find a better life in Edinburgh. The film delivered breakout roles for the entire principal cast.

Boyle spoke of his desire to shoot the sequel next year during a recent press tour for his current awards season contender Steve Jobs. …

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