The UK theatrical release date for THE REVENANT has been announced as 15th January 2016.
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 to the uncharted American wilderness, legendary explorer Hugh Glass 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. 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 stars multiple Academy Award nominee Leonardo DiCaprio (The Wolf of Wall Street, The Great Gatsby), Tom Hardy (Mad Max: Fury Road, Legend), Domhnall Gleeson (Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens, Brooklyn) and Will Poulter (We’re the Millers, The Maze Runner.)
The film is directed by Academy Award winner Alejandro G. Iñárritu (Birdman, Babel). Based on the novel by Michael Punke, the screenplay is by Mark L. Smith and Alejandro G. Iñárritu. Iñárritu is re-united with Academy Award winning Director of Photography Emmanuel Lubezki (Birdman, Gravity.) The film is produced by Arnon Milchan, Steve Golin, Alejandro G. Iñárritu, Mary Parent, James W. Skotchdopole and Keith Redmon. The film is executive produced by Brett Ratner, James Packer, Jennifer Davisson, David Kanter, Markus Barmettler and Philip Lee.
The original score is by Academy Award winning composer Ryuichi Sakamoto (The Last Emperor, Merry Christmas, Mr. Lawrence) and Alva Noto. Additional music by Bryce Dessner, member of the Grammy Award nominated band, The National.