27th January 2017 – that’s when we will finally get to see what Renton, Spud, Sick Boy and Begbie are up to over two decades onfrom the original Trainspotting.
It seems ages away – but Sony have whet our appetite by releasing a teaser earlier today. It doesn’t reveal a great deal, but then teasers never do.The four palsare standing on a platform as a train passes them by, it’s basically a throwback to the original film.
The sequelwill take place 20 years after the original, and is said to be loosely based on Irvine Welshs follow up book Porno.Ewan McGregor, Jonny Lee Miller and Robert Carlyle are all returning to reprise their roles.
Porno was basically about Sick Boy trying to make a porno and needing Renton’s help to do so. Spud is knocking around, and Renton is desperately trying to avoid Begbie, because, well, he screwed him over in the original. Needless to say it all gets wickedly out of hand.
Although Trainspotting 2 will be loosely based on Porno, author Irvine Welsh has previously explained it won’t be exactly the same.
“Weve had to evolve past that, because the actors would have been ten years older when Porno came out, and now theyre 20 years older. It has to take into account that reality,
Earlier this year we got a glimpse of filming as it took place in Edinburgh.
Bring it on!