First Look at Leonardo DiCaprio in Alejandro Inarritu's 'The Revenant.'

Leonardo’s new film ‘The Revenant’ set in Canadian wilderness

July 15, 2015

Leonardo’s new film ‘The Revenant’ set in Canadian wilderness

Leonardo DiCaprio will follow up his performance in the successful The Wolf of Wall Street with the role of Hugh Glass in The Revenant. Glass is a 19th century fur trapper who is mauled by a grizzly bear, left for dead and then robbed.  When he survives against all odds, he sets out on a treacherous journey to exact revenge on his betrayers in this captivating and inspiring story based on the Michael Punke novel, The Revenant: A Novel of Revenge.

The film, written by Mark L. Smith and Inarritu, started production in September 2014, and has a fall 2015 release planned through New Regency’s distribution deal with 20th Century Fox. Anonymous Content’s Steve Golin, Keith Redmon and David Kanter will produce the film along with Inarritu, Arnon Milchan and James Skotchdopole. Executive producer is Paul Green. RatPac and Worldview Entertainment will co-finance the film. The film co-stars Tom Hardy and Will Poulter.

Fox said the film shot for six months in remote Canadian wilderness, using only natural light.

 

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Leonardo’s new film ‘The Revenant’ set in Canadian wilderness

Leonardo DiCaprio will play the role of Hugh Glass in upcoming film The Revenant, shot entirely with natural light in the remote wilderness of Canada.