feedproxy.google.com The film is based on the cult novel by Irvine Welsh, who also wrote "Trainspotting." Magnolia Pictures has picked up the North American rights to Filth, a black comedy that stars James McAvoy as a dirty and corrupt cop. The company is eyeing a spring 2014 theatrical release. VIDEO: 'Filth' Red Band Trailer The movie, based on a novel by Irvine Welsh, who also wrote Trainspotting, was the second highest-grossing R-rated film in the UK (the crazy red band trailer probably helped).
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Filth Synopsis and Credits

Detective Sergeant Bruce Robertson wants a promotion. He is clearly the best man for the job - the rest of his colleagues are just idiots. Annoyingly, there's been a murder and Bruce's boss wants results. No problem for Bruce. He's in control and when he solves the case and wins the promotion, his wife will return to him. No problem. But is life that simple? Is Bruce the man he really thinks he is? The tragic, hilarious and memorable answers unfold in FILTH...

"Filth" stars Eddie Marsan, Imogen Poots, James McAvoy, Jamie Bell, and Jim Broadbent.

Directed by Jon S. Baird.
Written by Jon S. Baird.
Production company/distributor: Magnet Releasing.

Release Date: May 30, 2014