Broken pool cue from T2 Trainspotting sells for £750 at auction

Broken pool cue from T2 Trainspotting sells for £750 at auction

Choose life. Choose a job. Choose a career. Choose a family. Choose a f****** big television. Or, alternatively, choose to fork out £750 for a broken pool cue used as a prop in the Trainspotting sequel. That’s right, more than 300 props from T2 Trainspotting were auctioned off today in an effort to raise money for local charities in Scotland – and a broken pool cue used as a prop in the hit film sold for £750….

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T2: Trainspotting, review

T2: Trainspotting, review

Ewan McGregor and Robert Carlyle have each said they approached T2: Trainspotting with some trepidation. And not without reason. Its parent film, based on Leith author Irvine Welsh’s novel, became a cult classic, made household names of its cast, and is now widely considered as one of the greatest British films of all time. No pressure, then. Here’s the good news. Far from destroying its predecessor’s legacy, T2 actually builds on it, with director Danny Boyle delivering what is easily one of…

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Robert Carlyle hints at third Trainspotting film

Robert Carlyle hints at third Trainspotting film

Robert Carlyle has dropped a hint that there could be a third Trainspotting film. The Scottish actor, who plays psycho Francis “Franco” Begbie, was speaking at the world premiere of T2: Trainspoting in Edinburgh tonight – and admitted that he’d be keen to bring his hardman character back to the big screen for a third time, Carlyle who was at the world premiere of T2: Trainspotting in Edinburgh tonight, has said he is keen to bring his character Begbie back…

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Ewan McGregor says he was worried about Trainspotting sequel

Ewan McGregor says he was worried about Trainspotting sequel

Speaking at the world premiere of Trainspotting 2 in Edinburgh tonight, Ewan McGregor admitted he was concerned about tarnishing the reputation of the original. The Perth-born actor said he was worried about making a bad sequel to the cult 1996 original, but added that his reservations soon vanished after reading the script for T2. “I don’t think any of us were in any doubt once we read the script,” McGregor told Sky News at the…

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Trainspotting 2 – the verdict

Trainspotting 2 – the verdict

Trainspotting 2 – or T2 as it’s become known – had its world premiere in Edinburgh tonight, with the stars of the film in attendance at Cineworld, Fountain Park. The sequel to Danny Boyle’s 1996 classic, however, was screened in London last week, meaning many critics had their say long before the orange carpet event in Edinburgh. T2 comes 21 years after the original film, based on the novel of the same name by Irvine Welsh….

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Ewan McGregor to attend Trainspotting 2 world premiere in Edinburgh

Ewan McGregor to attend Trainspotting 2 world premiere in Edinburgh

Scots-born Hollywood star Ewan McGregor is set to attend the world premiere of the eagerly-awaited sequel to Trainspotting in Edinburgh. McGregor is expected to be joined on the red carpet by director Danny Boyle and co-stars Robert Carlyle, Jonny Lee Miller and Ewen Bremner, among others. The world premiere of Trainspotting 2 – or T2 as it’s known – will be held on Sunday, January 22, at Cineworld, Fountain Park. The stars from the original…

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Ewan McGregor reveals Renton’s new addiction in Trainspotting 2

Ewan McGregor reveals Renton’s new addiction in Trainspotting 2

The eagerly-awaited sequel to 1996’s Trainspotting hits cinemas next month – and fans can’t wait to find out what Renton, Spud, Begbie and Sick Boy have been up to for the past 20 years. Trainspotting 2 – or T2 as it’s being billed – sees the original cast (including Ewan McGregor, Robert Carlyle and Jonny Lee Miller) return, while director Danny Boyle is back at the helm. A new teaser sees McGregor, who plays Renton, talk…

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Trainspotting characters could get TV spin-offs, says Irvine Welsh

Trainspotting characters could get TV spin-offs, says Irvine Welsh

Edinburgh author Irvine Welsh has hinted that the likes of Begbie, Spud and Renton could all be set for their own TV spin-offs. Earlier this week, AAA reported that Welsh believes the forthcoming Trainspotting 2 – or T2 as it’s being billed – is even better than the original. And now the bestselling writer says there could be more spin-offs in the works. Speaking to music magazine NME, who asked if we can expect any further adaptations involving…

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