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‘Chernobyl’ Star, ‘Trainspotting’ Author Lead BritBox Originals

U.K. streaming service BritBox has unveiled its first scripted slate of originals, including an Irvine Welsh adaptation and a thriller with 'Chernobyl' star Jared Harris.

Bret Easton Ellis, Irvine Welsh Teaming for Press Satire Series ‘American Tabloid’

Authors Bret Easton Ellis and Irvine Welsh are teaming up to co-create the press satire series 'American Tabloid.'

Danny Boyle to Exec Produce Oasis Label Boss Biopic

Danny Boyle is teaming up with 'Trainspotting' author Irvine Welsh once again, exec producing the upcoming Oasis label boss biopic, 'Creation Stories.'

‘Late Late Show’ Co-Producers, ‘Trainspotting’ Author Irvine Welsh Creating ’80s Dance Music TV Series

'Ibiza87,' backed by Sony, will chronicle the rise of the acid house music scene in the late '80s, with DJs including Paul Oakenfold attached.

‘Trainspotting’ Author Wants Trump and Pence to See (and Condemn) Sequel

"The condemnation of a prominent asshole is absolutely fantastic," says Irvine Welsh.

Berlin: Danny Boyle Says a Second Brexit Referendum Would Overturn U.K. Leave

"We were filming when Brexit happened, and we were as shocked as everyone, particularly in Scotland where people voted overwhelmingly to remain in Europe," said the 'T2 Trainspotting' helmer.

‘Trainspotting’ Oral History: Danny Boyle, Ewan McGregor Reflect on Cult ’90s Brit Hit

With the sequel — finally — upon us, the director and star plus author Irvine Welsh, producer Andrew Macdonald and more look back on the 1996 Cool Britannia flagbearer and how it all happened.

‘Trainspotting 2’ World Premiere: Original Team Reunites in Edinburgh

Danny Boyle, Ewan McGregor, Jonny Lee Miller, Robert Carlyle, Ewen Bremner, Kelly Macdonald and Irvine Welsh hit the soggy orange carpet for the sequel, landing 21 years after the groundbreaking original.

‘Trainspotting’: Theater Review

Irvine Welsh's druggy low-life classic that spawned the Danny Boyle film returns to the London stage in this fast-moving, filth-heavy, full-frontal revival.

James McAvoy Takes Best Actor Crown at BAFTA Scotland Awards

David Tennant was another winner at the annual event

Filth: Film Review

James McAvoy stars as a crooked drug-addict cop in this darkly comic thriller, based on a cult novel by the author of 'Trainspotting.'