Get The First Look At Trainspotting 2 In Pictures

13 May 2016, 12:38 | Updated: 13 May 2016, 18:30

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The follow-up to the cult hit has begun filming in Edinburgh with actor Ewen Bremmer.

The first behind the scenes shots have emerged from the filming of Trainspotting 2.

The hugely awaited follow-up to the 1996 cult hit has begun shooting with Ewen Bremmer, who plays the film's much-loved character Spud.

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Returning director Danny Boyle can also be seen in the pictures, which have been taken in the Muirhouse area of Edinburgh.

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The film, which is based on Irvine Welsh's novel, Porno, sees the character reunite 20 years later to attempt to thrive in the Pornography business, amidst a backdrop of drugs taking.... naturally.

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Robert Carlyle - who plays the unforgettable Begbie - told NME the sequel would be a hard watch for fans, causing us to think: "'Fuck. What have I done with my life?'"

Cheery as ever.

The film's official title and release date, is yet to be confirmed, but consider us sufficiently warned and seriously excited.