Trainspotting 2 films from 16 May
The start date for principal photography on Trainspotting 2 has been confirmed, with cameras set to roll from 16 May.
The film revisits the now-iconic characters from the original 1996 feature, Renton, Begbie, Sick Boy and Spud, 20 years on from the portrayal of their drug-fuelled lives in late 1980s Edinburgh. Irvine Welsh will reprise his role of drug dealer Mikey Forrester.
Danny Boyle will be calling the shots from a screenplay by John Hodge based on Welsh’s novel Porno. Hodge previously won an Oscar nod for his adaptation of the original.
Boyle also produces, alongside Andrew Macdonald and Christian Colson. On Production Intelligence we also have details of the line producer, casting director and production designer.
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