McAvoy, Bell, Broadbent wallow in Filth

Article published on Jan. 23, 2012
Article published on Jan. 23, 2012
Writer/Director Jon S. Baird (Cass) has commenced principal photography in Glasgow for Filth, based on the best-selling novel by Irvine Welsh (Trainspotting). The film will also shoot at other Scottish locations as well as in Sweden, Belgium and Hamburg.

The stellar British cast comprises James McAvoy (''Arthur Christmas''), Jamie Bell (The Adventures Of Tintin), Jim Broadbent (''The Iron Lady''), Eddie Marsan (Sherlock Holmes: A Game Of Shadows) and Imogen Poots (''Jane Eyre'') amongst others. The film follows the scheming Bruce Robertson (McAvoy), a corrupt policeman who sets about ruining the lives of his colleagues in order to secure his own promotion.

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