If you’ve read the latest issue of Empire, you’ll know we had a revealing chat with one of Britain’s best filmmakers, and the main brain behind last year’s spectacular Olympics Opening Ceremony, Mr Danny Boyle. He’s currently in Austin Texas, unveiling chunks of his latest, Trance, and he’s also been talking about the future, including that he wants his long-in-the-works Trainspotting sequel made by 2016.
“This has been a long time coming," he says. "There's always been this long term plan for Trainspotting 2, if John (Hodge) can produce a decent enough script, I don't think there will be any barriers to Ewan or any of the cast coming back. I think they'll wanna know that the parts are good so they don't feel like they are letting anyone down."
Of course, it’s not the only project he has in development, as the busy filmmaker is also working on not one but two period pieces, one adapted from a book he won’t name, the other a script by Hodge. It would seem he’s focusing on Porno for now though, mostly so it can arrive in 2016, 20 years after Trainspotting blew onto screens.