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Alan McGee Biopic in the Works From 'Trainspotting' Writer Irvine Welsh

A movie based on record executive Alan McGee is in the works with “Trainspotting” author Irvine Welsh writing the script.

Kaleidoscope Film Distribution will handle worldwide sales on the feature film “Creation Stories,” starting next week at the Cannes Film Festival. 157 more words

News

I’d always liked to read, but when I picked up books I wasn’t getting the same kind of excitement from them that I was from going out clubbing. 16 more words

Irvine Welsh

Irvine Welsh - The Blade Artist

The prolific author of Trainspotting is back with a new novel which follows the most disturbing character from that book, Francis Begbie in his new Californian life. 260 more words

Fiction

"Trainspotting" by Irvine Welsh

Wikipedia says that this is the author’s first novel, first published in 1993. Its form is described as a collection of short stories, which revolve around various heroin users in Edinburgh. 420 more words

Novel

Don't say it, don't even think it. 

Danie meets me at the park. I am already there, just in jeans and white T-shirt, feet clad in battered converse, enjoying the late summer warmth and the fresh, free perfume that seeps out of a water-colour sky. 1,166 more words

Trainspotting Sequel Preview

Trainspotting burst into cinemas in 1996, shocking and amusing audiences in almost equal measure. It went on to gain both critical and commercial success, and has since gained an impressive cinematic legacy, consistently ranking highly in various “Top Fifty British Films” lists alongside its many quotable lines. 822 more words

Film

Trainspotting Analysis

Trainspotting adapted from Irvine Welsh’s novel and made by the Shallow Grave team of writer John Hedge, producer Andrew Macdonald, and director Danny Boyle, giving us characters and moments that are unforgettable. 4,974 more words