T2 trailer: here’s a first look at the Trainspotting sequel
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The Trainspotting sequel, or T2 to give it its official title, now has a teaser trailer.

The 41-second clip offers a very brief view of the returning cast of Ewan McGregor (Renton), Jonny Lee Miller (Sick Boy), Robert Carlyle (Begbie) and Ewen Bremner (Spud).

The four characters are pictured standing on a station platform as a train passes, in a nod to the original, with Iggy Pop’s ‘Lust For Life’ playing.

So not much to go on, but it keeps the hype building, after filming of the sequel wrapped in Scotland last week.

In an interview with WOW247, Trainspotting author Irvine Welsh shed more light on the sequel:

“It’s going to be a very interesting film. The great challenge that we had was to make a film that builds on the Trainspotting legacy, but isn’t a prisoner to it.

“It’s not going to be a youth movie, celebrating the joy of being young. That’s what Trainspotting is, it’s primarily a youth movie. It’s not a drugs movie. It’s about the great adventure of being young even if you’re in bad circumstances and things aren’t going your way. There’s still that overwhelming power and sense of immortality.

“It’s now a middle-aged movie. It’s guys who are looking for once last adventure, really.”

T2 is due for release on January 27, 2017.

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