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Hello Mark. So, what you'd been up to for 20 years.>> It was the shocking drug fueled film that defined a generation. And now, after two decades, it's back. I'm Reuters reporter Sarah MIlls at the world premiere of T2 Trainspotting. Now it's not the usual LA or London affair.
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This time we're actually in Edinburgh in Scotland. The city where all the action takes place. So the Scottish accents are back. So are all the key cast members and director, Danny Boyle, is once again at the helm. But is it as good as the original? And in the last 20 years what's happened to Renton, Spud, Sick Boy and Begby?
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>> I prefer this one to the first one. I think the first one's a big energy rush and you go buying, this is great. It's showing people a world that many people didn't know existed at the time.>> I know it's a decent enough film to stand beside the other one.
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The truth is, we didn't have a good enough script until now.>> The original film in 1996 won critical acclaim.>> What shall I say?>> Just tell them we're dead.>> It launched the careers of author Irvine Welsh, director Danny Boyle, and all its cast, among them Robert Carlyle and Ewan McGregor.
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>> Something about these characters in this film that we feel like we know them. They're friends of ours or something. And so, to come back to them and find out what they're up to now is very, it doesn't really feel like a sequel, we didn't try and remake Trainspotting.
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It's a very different kinda film, I think.>> Choose life.
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