As you may have heard, there is a long-awaited sequel coming out this year going by the name T2. This might leave some of you out there scratching your heads, because wasn’t there already a “long-awaited sequel” called T2 that came out over 25 years ago? Well, you’re right, and now there are two.
Danny Boyle’s 1997 cult film Trainspotting, about a group of Scottish drug addicts and their lives and misadventures, is getting a second chapter, and they are also using T2 (which of course James Cameron’s sci-fi classic Terminator 2: Judgement Day already used back in 1991).
Other than this little titular coincidence, it is safe to say these movies probably won’t have all that much in common. Regardless, a fan of both films who goes by the YouTube handle thatmattcaronguy has taken scenes from the original T2, featuring Arnold Schwarzenegger, Linda Hamilton and Edward Furlong, and cut a new trailer for the film, set to the soundtrack of the latest Trainspotting 2 trailer. And believe it or not, it all works remarkably well.
We are not only die-hard fans of one of the greatest movie sequels of all, we are also VERY excited for Ewan McGregor, Johnny Lee Miller, and the rest of the gang to grace our screens again. It’s almost like someone plucked this combination out of our dreams…
Trainspotting 2 is set to hit theaters in North America on March 17. Interestingly enough, Terminator 2 is also supposed to get a theatrical re-release sometime in 2017, although exactly when is still up in the air.
What do you think about this latest fan-made mash up? Let us know down below in the comments.
Images: TriStar Pictures