With Dave on vacation, Devindra and Jeff review the sequel we didn’t know we needed, T2 Trainspotting. They also chat about this year’s SXSW, the prospect of new Matrix films, and the downsides of good shows on streaming platforms nobody is subscribing to (looking at you, CBS).
Posted on Tuesday, March 7th, 2017 by Peter Sciretta
Last year, it was announced that Danny Boyle would be directing and producing a new television series called Trust for FX. While none of my all-time favorite films are directed by Boyle, the British filmmaker remains one of my favorite directors to watch and his new television series sounds epic. It’s now been revealed that Boyle has planned a 5 season story arc for the series, which will span 50 years. Learn more about the Trust TV series now after the jump.
This Week In Trailers: T2 Trainspotting, Homo Sapiens, Jeremiah Tower: The Last Magnificent, Actor Martinez, Animals Season 2
Posted on Saturday, March 4th, 2017 by Christopher Stipp
Trailers are an under-appreciated art form insofar that many times they’re seen as vehicles for showing footage, explaining films away, or showing their hand about what moviegoers can expect. Foreign, domestic, independent, big budget: What better way to hone your skills as a thoughtful moviegoer than by deconstructing these little pieces of advertising? This week we’re introduced to a master chef that isn’t named Bourdain, Ramsay, or that guy from the Domino’s test kitchen, we talk animated animals, a movie without people, a movie with one person in particular, and we see what the boys from Trainspotting have been up to. Read More »
Posted on Wednesday, December 21st, 2016 by Jack Giroux
Renton (Ewan McGregor) hasn’t visited home in 20 years. He no longer takes heroin, but he’s a bit lost, feeling guilty over leaving his friends behind. Spud (Ewen Bremner), who still struggles with drugs and life, is one of those dear friends Renton returns home to help in director Danny Boyle‘s long-awaited sequel, T2 Trainspotting.
Below, watch another T2: Trainspotting Featurette.
Posted on Saturday, December 17th, 2016 by Ethan Anderton
Even the most die hard fans of Danny Boyle‘s cult classic drug-fueled drama Trainspotting are skeptical about whether or not the filmmaker can craft a worthy follow-up to the beloved movie. The teaser trailer does provide hope though as even the visuals perfectly capture the vibe of the original movie, promising a thematic sequel as much as a narrative one.
Now we get a little more information about what we can expect from one of the returning characters from the original movie as a new T2 Trainspotting featurette focuses on Ewan McGregor as Renton, who no longer rides the H-train, but has found a new addiction in its place. Watch the new video below. Read More »
Posted on Wednesday, November 9th, 2016 by Jack Giroux
Just last week we saw an encouraging trailer for Danny Boyle‘s T2: Trainspotting. As some of you may recall, Boyle spent many years talking about the sequel. Plenty of the 1996 film’s fans were skeptical it would ever happen, but in now less than three months, we’ll see the return of Renton (Ewan McGregor), Sick Boy (Johnny Lee Miller), Spud (Ewen Bremner), and Begbie (Robert Carlyle). According to the creator of this gang, author Irvine Welsh, Boyle’s sequel might not be the last time we see them, either.
Below, learn more about a possible Trainspotting TV series.
Posted on Monday, November 7th, 2016 by Ethan Anderton
Last week, the first teaser trailer for T2: Trainspotting arrived, giving a glimpse into the sequel that director Danny Boyle has been talking about for years. We finally get to see what Renton (Ewan McGregor), Spud (Ewen Bremner), Sick Boy (Jonny Lee Miller) and Begbie (Robert Carlyle) are up to all these years later.
It remains to be seen if Danny Boyle can capture the same magic that made his first film such a beloved piece of cinema. But if you’re a fan of the original Trainspoitting, you can probably take solace in how Boyle has emulated plenty of visuals from the first movie, and that’s just in the trailer alone. Below, see a Trainspotting 2 trailer comparison to shots from the first movie. Read More »
Posted on Thursday, November 3rd, 2016 by Angie Han
Twenty years after Trainspotting, the gang’s reuniting for T2: Trainspotting. Specifically, Renton (Ewan McGregor), Spud (Ewen Bremner), Sick Boy (Jonny Lee Miller), and Begbie (Robert Carlyle), all rounded up by director Danny Boyle for another drug-fueled adventure. Watch the first full-length T2 Trainspotting trailer below.
Posted on Monday, May 16th, 2016 by Angie Han
After many, many years of chatter, Trainspotting 2 is finally ready to hit the ground running. How do we know? Because Sony Pictures Releasing UK has just released the very first teaser to announce that Trainspotting 2 begins shooting today. Ewen McGregor, Jonny Lee Miller, Ewen Bremner, and Robert Carlyle are all back, as Renton, Sick Boy, Spud, and Begbie, respectively, as is director Danny Boyle. Watch the first Trainspotting 2 teaser — which reveals that the sequel is going by the title T2 — below.
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Posted on Wednesday, March 16th, 2016 by Peter Sciretta
I today’s Sequel Bits, we take a look at the following stories:
- Shooting of Trainspotting 2 movie begins
- Why Walking Dead creator Robert Kirkman left the Transformers writing room
- Zoe Saldana shares a photo from the Star Trek Beyond reshoots
- And Keanu Reeves give san update on Bill & Ted 3
All this and more, after the jump.