How do you follow up winning an Oscar® for sci-fi masterpiece Birdman? If you’re Alejandro G. Iñárritu, you go into the past to tell the story legendary explorer Hugh Glass – and his survival following an attack by a bear and betrayal by his most trusted confidant, John Fitzgerald.
In short, you make The Revenant – with a cast that includes Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hardy, Domhnall Gleesaon and Will Poulter – in some of the most trying conditions ever.
The Revenant opens on Christmas Day. Follow the jump to check out the first trailer.
The Revenant | Official Teaser Trailer: 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).