Danny Boyle to Bring Sequel to ‘Trainspotting’ Next Year?
Danny Boyle of “Steve Jobs” fame is coming with the sequel of his 1996 black comedy crime drama film, “Trainspotting” and will start shooting for the same from next summer meaning May/June onwards. Read for more information.
Yes, the film which was voted the best by public and garnered praise from critics all over the world will soon to have a sequel.
“Trainspotting” was the movie adaptation of Irvine Welsh (1993), a Scottish writer’s first novel which is about a heroin addicts group and their life in Edinburgh. Names like Ewan McGregor, Ewen Bremner, Jonny Lee Miller, Kevin McKidd, Robert Carlyle, and Kelly Macdonald were attached to the star cast of the movie. John Hodge was the scriptwriter and Andrew Macdonald was the producer of the 1996 film.
The movie will observe its 20th anniversary in the upcoming year and most probably will hit the screens too at the end of 2016. Boyle made clear that all the four main leads namely Miller, McGregor, Bremner, and Carlisle will be joining the team for the sequel too but presently Miller and Carlisle are busy in their “Elementary” of CBS and “Once Upon A Time of ABC, respectively.
“They only get this little window off, so either you wait for the contract to run down, which could be as late as three years, or you kind of try and do it in this window,” he said. “But all four lads [McGregor, Miller, Carlisle and Ewen Bremner] are back in,” said Boyle to The Hollywood Reporter while promoting his latest project, “Steve Jobs.”
The 58-year-old renowned director. also confirmed about the budget and said that they are planning for $20 million budget for the sequel which is $18 million higher from the first film as it was made just on a $2 million budget.
“We’re doing it for less than $20 million, and that’ll give us control of the film so we can make the film we want to make,” Boyle said.
The “Slumdog Millionaire” fame director further stated that he is trying his level best to take on board Channel 4’s Film 4, the same production House which was behind the 1996 film’s production. The sequel will be adapted from the same writer’s follow-up novel “Porno,” which starts after 10 years from the first one.
Well, Let us wish the director and his entire crew all the very best as it will be really an interesting project.
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