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First Photos from Alejandro Gonzalez Iñárritu’s ‘The Revenant’ with Leonardo DiCaprio

With nominations for Best Director and Best Original Screenplay, Alejandro Gonzalez Iñárritu is already gearing up to jump into the Oscar race for 2016 with his upcoming film “The Revenant” starring Leonardo DiCaprio.  Distributed by 20th Century Fox, and currently scheduled for a Christmas Day release, Entertainment Weekly has obtained exclusive photos for the film.

Synopsis is, as per iMDB: The frontiersman, Hugh Glass, who in the 1820s set out on a path of vengeance against those who left him for dead after a bear mauling.

Adapted from the novel by Michael Punke, Iñárritu co-writes the screenplay with Mark L. Smith, who penned “Vacancy” and “The Hole.”  The film also co-stars Tom Hardy (hoping to score where his film “Locke” couldn’t this year), Domhnall Gleeson (terrific in “Unbroken” and “Frank” this past year), and Will Poulter (coming off “The Maze Runner”).

What do you think of the pictures and its chances for next year?

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Written by Clayton Davis

Clayton Davis is the esteemed Editor and Owner of AwardsCircuit.com. Born in Bronx, NY to a Puerto Rican mother and Black father, he’s been criticizing film and television for over a decade. Clayton is a member of the Broadcast Film Critics Association where he votes and attends the kick off to the awards season, the Critics Choice Awards. He also founded the Latino Entertainment Journalists Association, the first Latino-based critics’ organization in the United States. He’s also an active member of the African-American Film Critics Association, New York Film Critics Online, International Press Academy, Black Reel Awards, and the Broadcast Television Journalists Association. Clayton has been quoted and appeared in various outlets that include The New York Times, CNN.com, Variety, Deadline, Los Angeles Times, FOX 5, Bloomberg Television, AOL, Huffington Post, Bloomberg Radio, The Wrap, Slash Film, and the Hollywood Reporter.

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