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Jonny Lee Miller Agreed To Trainspotting Return Due To 'Faith' In Danny Boyle

Jonny Lee Miller agreed to star in 'T2 Trainspotting' because he has great ''faith'' in Danny Boyle.The 44-year-old actor reprises his role as Simon 'Sick Boy' Williamson in the highly-anticipated follow-up to the 1996 movie...

Ewan Mcgregor Worried He "Wasn't Scottish Enough" Anymore For 'T2'

Ewan McGregor has admitted he was worried about making the Trainspotting sequel because he feared he “wasn’t Scottish enough anymore”.McGregor stars in T2: Trainspotting as Renton, with Johnny Lee Miller reprising his role as Sick...

Ewan Mcgregor Struggled To Master Minnesota Accent For Fargo

The Trainspotting actor is set to star in the third series of the hit TV show as two characters, brothers Emmit and Ray Stussy. Both roles require the Scottish star to speak in the show's...

Robert Carlyle Wept Over T2 Script

Robert Carlyle cried when he read the script for 'T2 Trainspotting'.The 55-year-old actor will reprise his role as the psychopathic Francis Begbie in the highly-anticipated follow-up to the 1996 movie and was surprised by how...

Ewan Mcgregor Talks About His Character Renton From 'T2: Trainspotting'

Ahead of the release of the incredibly long-awaited sequel to Trainspotting, titled T2, in January, Ewan McGregor has spoken about reprising his character of Mark ‘Rent Boy’ Renton.The 45 year old actor stars alongside the...

Danny Boyle Apologises For Disrespecting Ewan Mcgregor After The Beach Feud

The feud between the director and Scottish actor Ewan began when he understood he'd been cast in the film, an adaptation of Alex Garland's book, only to later discover Leonardo had been given the role...

Danny Boyle's Guilt Over Ewan Mcgregor Snub

Danny Boyle still feels guilty for casting Leonardo DiCaprio in 'The Beach' over Ewan McGregor.The pair fell out over the 2000 movie, despite a previously close friendship, and although they are on good terms now...

Jennifer Connelly Thrilled Her Kids Are Nothing Like Movie Monsters

The actress' movie daughter, portrayed by Dakota Fanning, becomes a teenage terrorist who bombs a post office, and Connelly admits she's happy her two teens with husband Paul Bettany are not going off the rails."My...

Danny Boyle Plagued By Trainspotting's Sick Boy And Renton

Danny Boyle says 'Trainspotting' characters Sick Boy, Renton, Spud and Begbie have never been far from his mind since 1996.The Oscar-winning director decided to make the sequel to the classic British title because fans have...

Ewan Mcgregor: 'Being Teetotal Can Be Alienating'

The 45-year-old veteran of movies Trainspotting and Star Wars made the decision to quit drinking alcohol over a decade ago. In a television interview he admitted at the time to being "a borderline alcoholic" who...

Ewan Mcgregor Admits Feeling Trepidation About Upcoming Trainspotting Sequel

While everyone else is ecstatic about the upcoming trainspotting sequel, it seems one of the main character’s was not as keen to join the film’s ragtag bunch again. Ewan McGregor, who plays Mark Renton, revealed...

Ewan Mcgregor Almost Didn't Take On Star Wars Role

Ewan McGregor almost didn't accept a role in 'Star Wars'. The 45-year-old actor played Obi-Wan Kenobi in 'Star Wars: Episode I The Phantom Menace' but admitted he struggled with the decision to take on the...

Ewan Mcgregor Fears Over Getting Back Into Trainspotting Character

Ewan McGregor was apprehensive about returning to his 'Trainspotting' character in case he couldn't get back into the role.The 45-year-old actor has been reunited with his former castmates - Jonny Lee Miller, Robert Carlyle, Ewen...

Ewan Mcgregor Struggled With French Accent For Beauty And The Beast

The Scottish actor was thrilled to be playing the part of singing candelabra Lumiere in Disney’s new movie, which stars Emma Watson as Belle and Dan Stevens as the Beast. But while...

Emma Watson's Belle Gets A Feminist Backstory In Beauty And The Beast

The British actress plays Belle in Disney's upcoming live-action adaptation of the classic 1991 animation, and has now revealed to fans the book-loving protagonist has a new backstory.In the original, Belle is a bookworm, the...

'T2: Trainspotting' Trailer Sees Ewan Mcgregor With A New 'Lust For Life'

The iconic Scottish black comedy saga continues with the sequel to the gritty, Oscar nominated 1996 film 'Trainspotting'. 'T2: Trainspotting' is set a decade after the first film and reunites the whole cast along with...

Dakota Fanning Was Dangerous In Kill Bill Halloween Costume

The War of the Worlds star donned a bright yellow jumpsuit, just like the one Thurman wore in the 2003 Quentin Tarantino movie, and teamed it with a fake sword for a spooky...

Niall Horan Refuses To Pick Least Favourite Bandmate During Truth-telling Game

The boyband star, who is currently promoting his solo music, took part in the Spill Your Guts or Fill Your Guts segment on The Late Late with James Corden on Wednesday night (26Oct16)...

Jennifer Connelly Impressed By Co-star Ewan Mcgregor's Film-making Skills

The Scottish actor signed on to make his debut as a director when Phillip Noyce dropped out of the project, and Jennifer was more than a little impressed with the Trainspotting star's knowledge...

Ewan Mcgregor Fell Hard For American Pastoral

Making a film adaptation of Philip Roth's Pulitzer Prize-winning 1997 novel American Pastoral, often named one of the best books of the 20th century, would be daunting to any director. So it was a surprise...

Ewan Mcgregor Imitated Ray Liotta's Accent For American Pastoral

The Scottish actor is making his directorial debut with the upcoming crime drama, based on the 1997 novel of the same name by Philip Roth. Ewan also stars in the film as Seymour "Swede" Levov,...

Ewan Mcgregor's Wife Convinced Him To Direct American Pastoral

Ewan McGregor's wife convinced him to direct 'American Pastoral'. The actor was attached to star in the movie for many years but when the project found itself without a director, Ewan says his spouse Eve...

Ewan Mcgregor Wants Obi-wan Kenobi Film

Ewan McGregor wants to shoot 'Obi-Wan Kenobi Part 1 and 2'.The Scottish actor played the Jedi Knight in all three of George Lucas' 'Star Wars' prequels but insists there's room for at least two spin-off...

Jennifer Connelly 'Haggled For A Smaller Pubic Wig' On Movie American Pastoral

The actress stars as former beauty queen Dawn Dwyer Levov in the crime drama, which is based on the 1997 novel of the same name by Philip Roth.With a narrative that crosses several decades, Jennifer...

Dakota Fanning Finds Dating 'Horrific'

The Runaways actress isn’t interested in engaging in the often stilted courting rituals associated with dating, such as eating dinner with someone you barely know.In a new interview for Town & Country magazine, the 22-year-old,...

Ewan Mcgregor To Receive Humanitarian Award

The Trainspotting star will be feted on 28 October (16) by organisers at The British Academy of Film and Television Arts Los Angeles for "using the art form of the moving image... to...

Ewan Mcgregor Channelled Pain Of Daughter Leaving Home For New Movie

The Scottish actor stepped behind the camera for the first time to helm American Pastoral, based on the book by Philip Roth about a man whose daughter’s political links is on the verge of destroying...

Moulin Rouge! Stage Adaptation In Development

The 2001 movie, which starred Ewan MCGregor and Nicole Kidman as lovers, was nominated for eight Oscars - and now it's set to light up Broadway. The stage adaptation's book will...

Ewan Mcgregor Visits Refugees In Iraq

The Trainspotting star travelled to the Debaga camp in northern Iraq last week (ends31Jul16) to meet children and families displaced by conflicts in the country and nearby Syria and he grew emotional as...

'Trainspotting 2' Teaser Trailer, With First New Footage, Released

Ahead of its much-anticipated release in January next year, a brand new official teaser trailer has emerged for the Trainspotting sequel, and the first to feature new footage.As the iconic opening music from the 1996...

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