. ♪ ♪ >> danny boyle is here. he has directed such acclaimed films as 20 hours later and steve jobs. he won the academy award for best writer in 2009 for "slum dog millionaire." boyle first made a name for himself as a filmmaker with his cult film trainspotting. it followed a group of heroin addicts following train tracks in scotland. now 20 years after the original film, boyle and the cast have reunited for a highly anticipated sequel. here is the trailer for tw trainspotting. ♪ >> missed you, man. >> i missed you too. >> choose your future. >> what did you wish to do differently? >> choose life. >> 20 years have just flown by, yeah? ♪ >> on the very first hit, you blocked it. heroin? n't take >> not for 20 years. >> you are an addict. just be addicted to something else. ♪ >> take a deep breath and choose life. ♪ host: i'm so happy to have danny boyle at this table. welcome. so there is -- a lot of times there is a pressure after such big hits like "trainspotting" to do the sequel right away. danny: yes.
host: i'm so happy to have danny boyle at this table. welcome. is a of times there pressure after such big hits like "trainspotting" to do the sequel right away. this did not happen right away. danny: we could do that again, paid actors money. everybody would be happy to do it again, yeah? i don't remember any of that pressure at the time. there was so much astonishment that it had worked, and not just in britain, but globally it transferred. i think people were just frozen, their minds were frozen. it will never happen again. she took the original book, he published the sequel 7 years later which was the "10 years later" sequel. that to go at adapting see if that could be the sequel. host: tough subject matter. not a greatook is book like the original book, in my mind, and we did not do a great job adapting it great we knew people would be disappointed. rehash of what we had done originally. the original is thought of as being very original. it would be to besmirch it, follow it was something highly repetitive. we left it. it was only when the 2
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