Irvine Welsh’s Skagboys to become a TV series

By Rafal Malec

Renton’s speech, combined with the instantly-recognizable sound of Iggy Pop’s Lust for Life, have become a quintessential component of cinema history.

But the worldwide success of the film’s sequel, Trainspotting Two, might lead to the making of a TV series, Irvine Welsh has revealed.

The Scottish author is considering writing a television drama based on Skagboys – the prequel to his iconic novel Trainspotting.


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