Watch Leonardo DiCaprio in the first teaser trailer of The Revenant

A still from Alejandro González Iñárritu's The Revenant
A still from Alejandro González Iñárritu’s The Revenant

The first teaser trailer of Alejandro G. Inarritu’s upcoming gritty project The Revenant is finally here.

The movie, set in the frozen wilderness of the American frontier, is about a 19th Century fur trapper Hugh Glass, played by Leonardo DiCaprio, who is robbed and left for dead by his own hunting team, after he is mauled by a grizzly bear. However, it his sheer will to survive and see his family again, that Glass survives, albeit a changed man.

The teaser gives us a sneak peek into an apparent dispute between Glass and John Fitzgerald, a role donned by Tom Hardy; the bear attack and his final quest for vengeance.

As mentioned, The Revenant is being directed by Alejandro González Iñárritu and the script for the same has been penned by him and Mark L. Smith. The story is inspired from a novel by Michael Punke. Apart from Leonardo DiCaprio and Tom Hardy, the cast also includes Domhnall Gleeson, Will Poulter and others.

The involvement of an A-list actor as Leonardo and one of the best directors of the current times, The Revenant will of course be closely watched this awards season.

The Revenant will be out in January, 2016.

Watch the teaser trailer here –

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