Are you hyped up for The Revenant, the new film from the auteur who gave us the highly acclaimed Birdman? Well you should be. It involves Leonardo DiCaprio’s latest attempt at Oscar gold, wherein he fights a bear. It’s also shot by one of the best cinematographers in the business, Emmanuel Lubezki, a man so good at his job he probably gets nominated just for showing up. Since the movie was apparently a living hell to make, it’d be funny if those photos were just candid shots of the two lead actors photoshopped against the tree line.
Here are the posters and official plot synopsis:
Inspired by true events, THE REVENANT is an immersive and visceral cinematic experience capturing one man’s epic adventure of survival and the extraordinary power of the human spirit. In an expedition of the uncharted American wilderness, legendary explorer Hugh Glass (Leonardo DiCaprio) is brutally attacked by a bear and left for dead by members of his own hunting team. In a quest to survive, Glass endures unimaginable grief as well as the betrayal of his confidant John Fitzgerald (Tom Hardy). Guided by sheer will and the love of his family, Glass must navigate a vicious winter in a relentless pursuit to live and find redemption. THE REVENANT is directed and co-written by renowned filmmaker, Academy Award® winner Alejandro G. Iñárritu (Birdman, Babel).
The Revenant opens in select theaters on December 25, 2015 and goes wide January 8, 2016.