Wednesday, 1 February 2012

Ewan McGregor making switch to small screen in US

He became one of the world’s biggest movie stars after the success of Trainspotting, eclipsing all his other co-stars. But Ewan McGregor’s blockbusters of Moulin Rouge and three Star Wars movies have been followed by a few flops at the box office.

Now it looks like the Scot could be copying his old pals from the 1996 movie of the Irvine Welsh book and heading to the American small screen.

Ewan has landed his first role in a US television show made by HBO, an adaptation of hit novel The Corrections. That makes him the last Trainspotting star to make it big on TV.

HBO, who make cult shows The Sopranos, Sex And The City and The Wire, are rumoured to have tied the Crieff-born actor into a megabucks four-year contract.

He doesn’t need to look far to see just how well his co-stars are doing since heading across the Atlantic.

Read more at Daily Record

Also reported by Hey U Guys

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