Film company search for Lothians talent for new Ken Loach film

Could you be the next big Scottish film star?

An artist's impression of the proposed shop front. Picture:  Michael Laird Architects.

Hollywood legends to make Edinburgh stage debut

THEY’RE Hollywood royalty known the world over, but next October Ali MacGraw and Ryan O’Neal will swap the arc lights and exotic international locations for the stage of the Festival Theatre, when they star in the UK tour of AR Gurney’s Love Letters.

Nineteen Hundred Bar and Lounge at Hilton Carlton Hotel on North Bridge

Inspire Me: 10 great things to do this week

If you have an event you’d like considered for Inspire Me, e-mail Entertainment Editor Liam Rudden at

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Game of Thrones ‘High Sparrow’ gives Edinburgh Napier talk

Game of Thrones star Jonathan Pryce has shared his experiences of working on the stage and screen with Edinburgh Napier students at a special Q&A event.

The pub featured in the original Trainspotting. Picture; Google Maps

Begbie ‘pint glass’ Trainspotting pub to officially reopen

A pub that featured in Trainspotting is set to reopen after a £500,000 revamp.

The UCI at Kinnaird Park was extremely popular during the 1990s. Picture: TSPL

5 Edinburgh cinemas which are no more

Popcorn at the ready as we take a nostalgic look back at some of the Capital’s best-loved picture houses of yesteryear.

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Sam Heughan and Caitriona Balfe have become huge stars since Outlander launched two years ago.

Outlander named ahead of Trainspotting as Scotland's greatest screen adaptation

Scotland gave the worlds of film and television iconic characters like Sherlock Holmes, Harry Potter, Peter Pan, Inspector Rebus, Miss Jean Brodie, Rob Roy, and Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde.
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Artist's impression of the St James Quarter.

Luxury cinema and Next superstore among first for £1bn St James Quarter

IT’s a cinema experience like no other.

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Eddie Redmayne as Newt Scamander in Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.

Fantastic beasts can be found at Waterstones at midnight

IT’S the film of the moment and once more, Waterstones West End are giving fans of JK Rowling the chance to be amongst the first to own the printed companion to Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them.

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Ewan McGregor. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Ewan McGregor reveals Trainspotting sequel doubts

Ewan McGregor has revealed he did not want to make a sequel to Trainspotting – because he did not rate Irvine Welsh’s follow-up novel.

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Ewan McGregor in Trainspotting. Picture: Kobal Collection / Figment/Noel Gay/Channel 4 / Longman, Liam

What is the new song in the Trainspotting (T2) trailer?

Trainspotting, the 1996 film adaptation of Irvine Welsh’s cult novel, is regularly cited as one of the UK’s finest cinematic exports.

J.K. Rowling attends the 'Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them' World Premiere in New York,. Picture: AFP PHOTO / ANGELA WEISSANGELA WEISS/AFP/Getty Images

JK Rowling “delighted” with Depp in Harry Potter prequel

JK ROWLING said she was “delighted” Johnny Depp had been cast in the Harry Potter prequel Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them.

J. K. Rowling and Eddie Redmayne attend the 'Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them' World Premiere in New York. Picture: AFP PHOTO /ANGELA WEISSANGELA WEISS/AFP/Getty Images

JK Rowling felt “bleak” about Trump ahead of US visit

JK Rowling said she was in a “bleak mood” travelling to America but refused to speak about Donald Trump as she promoted Harry Potter prequel, Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them.

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Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them will be released next week.

JK Rowling’s Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them set for world premiere

JK Rowling’s highly-anticipated Harry Potter prequel Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them will receive its world premiere today.

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Inverleith House could yet win a reprievePicture: Colin Hattersley

Ewan McGregor among stars fighting Inverleith House closure

Ewan McGregor, Irvine Welsh, Val Kilmer, Fran Healey and Janet Street-Porter are among more than 230 leading cultural figures demanding a rethink over the sudden closure of an Edinburgh art gallery after 30 years.

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James McAvoy in Filth, for which he won a best actor award at the Scottish Baftas. Picture: Neil Davidson

James McAvoy: Scots poorly represented because accent ‘foreign’

One of the nation’s leading actors says his home country is being poorly represented in film and television because the Scottish accent is considered “foreign”.

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Starfish, stars Joanne Froggatt

Starfish screening at Cineworld

THERE’S a special screening at Cineworld, Wednesday, of the acclaimed film Starfish, the true and incredibly moving story of Tom and Nicola Ray, whose love is tested to the limit when their perfect life falls apart.

Lily Graham, who stars in the film Take Your Partners. Photograph: Greg McVean

Lily, 11, nets winner as film on gender tipped for award

A short film starring an 11-year-old girl which shines a light on the subject of gender stereotypes has been nominated for a Scottish Bafta Award.

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Actors Ewan McGregor (front) and Ewan Bremner in T2. Picture: PA

Video: first full Trainspotting T2 trailer released

THE first full trailer for the long-awaited sequel to Trainspotting has been released by film bosses.

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