It has been announced that Jon S. Baird, director of FILTH, the film adaptation of Irvine Welsh’s novel of the same name, will team-up with Danny Boyle on the new TV Comedy Drama “Babylon”.
Following the success of FILTH, which is released on Blu-ray & DVD on Monday Feb 10th, Baird has confirmed he will direct the first three episodes of Babylon, the pilot for which was directed by Boyle and will air on Channel 4 on Sunday Feb 9th
One of Britain’s greatest ever filmmakers, Danny Boyle directed the 1996 film adaptation of another of Irvine Welsh’s novels – Trainspotting.
Says Baird of the opportunity: “I’m thrilled to be working with Danny and the entire team behind Babylon. It’s obviously a fantastic opportunity and I feel honoured to have such an incredibly experienced and talented mentor”.