Trainspotting is set to return for a six-part television series based on the novel, a sequel to the cult classic, The Blade Artist.
Begby actor Robert Carell has confirmed that he will return in the new series, but none of the other original cast members have been associated with the project yet.
The 60-year-old screen star appeared in the original 1996 film alongside Ewan McGregor, Ewen Bremer, Johnny Lee Miller, Kevin McKidd and Kelly MacDonald.
Return: Trainspotting is set to return for a six-part television series based on the novel, a sequel to the cult classic, The Blade Artist.
Based on the 1993 novel of the same name, the original film proved to be one of the iconic films of its generation – a shocking tale of four Edinburgh friends and their hedonistic heroin use.
The new series is an adaptation of The Blade Artist, a sequel to Irvine Welsh’s original.
Robert is set to star and executive produce the series in which she will appear as an improvised Begby. It is not known whether original writer Danny Boyle will be involved.
Upon his return, Robert told time limit That ‘the prospect of working with Irwin and bringing Francis Begby to life once again is an absolute gift’.
Iconic: The 60-year-old actor appeared in the original 1996 film alongside Ewan McGregor, Ewen Bremer, Johnny Lee Miller, Kevin McKidd, and Kelly MacDonald.
Novelist Irwin continued: ‘Begby is Begby and Robert is a longtime friend and collaborator who inspired the character to come to life with his incendiary portrayal.
‘To say that I am excited to be creatively reunited on this project is obviously an understatement.’
Following Begby’s life, The Blade Artist’s synopsis reads: ‘A successful painter and sculptor, he lives quietly with his wife Melanie and their two young daughters in a thriving beach town in California.
Nostalgia: A sequel, T2 Trainspotting, was made in 2017, with the original cast reprising their roles.
‘Some say he is a fake and a swindler, while others see him as a real visionary.’
‘As he crosses the Atlantic to his native Scotland, for the funeral of a murdered son he barely knew, his old Edinburgh community expects bloody revenge from him.
‘But as he confronts his past life, all those friends and foes – and, most dangerously, his former self – Francis have other ideas.’
A sequel, T2 Trainspotting, was made in 2017, with the original cast reprising their roles.
Beloved characters Renton, Spud, Begby and Sick Boy returned – albeit looking big and gray – with more than enough sex, illegal drug use, and trouble causing fans of the original to feel nostalgic.
Adapted from Scottish author Irvine Welsh’s 2002 novel Porno and directed by Danny Boyle, Trainspotting 2 – abbreviated as T2 for Screen – marked the re-cast effort to make a name for itself in the lucrative adult film industry. saw.
Hedonism: Based on the 1993 novel of the same name, the original film told a shocking story of four Edinburgh friends and their hedonistic heroin use