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Leonardo DiCaprio Lines Up 'The Revenant' as His Next Big Film!

Leonardo DiCaprio Lines Up 'The Revenant' as His Next Big Film!

Leonardo DiCaprio has just landed his next new role in the highly anticipated film The Revenant, Deadline reports.

The 39-year-old actor will star in the Alejandro Gonzalez-directed gritty thriller based on the Michael Punke novel The Revenant: A Novel Of Revenge.

Leonardo will portray Hugh Glass, “a 19th century fur trapper who gets mauled by a grizzly bear, and then is left for dead by cohorts who rob him. When he survives, he is as pissed as a bee-stung bear and sets out on a treacherous journey to exact revenge on those who betrayed him.”

Leo has been circling the role since 2011! Sean Penn has also been rumored for many years, but is reportedly no longer attached.

The film will begin shooting in September for a 2015 release.

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  • Conspiracy?

    Bad press—-> movie announcement?

  • HAHA12

    GOD IS GOOD. I’ll just repeat this from the last thread: Btw I read there were talks that with Bale, DDL, Joaquin, and Fassy for this project in the past so this was definitely a seeked out role. This is definitely a big stretch for Leo and is not another movie star role. Intrigued to see how he pulls this off.

  • Wow

    Yeah! Happy fan right here.

  • New Team

    DiCaprio-Iñárritu

  • ####

    @HAHA12:

    He could have played Spongebob and I would have been faking happy!!!! LMAO

  • Leaked Script

    That movie plot sounds like Kill Bill meets Django. Will DiCaprio get Jay-Z another producing contract? *shivers*

    SCENE

    (Hunnert dolla hunnert dolla bill REAL plays in the background)

    DiCaprio wrestles a stuffed bear and loses the fight. He hollers dramatically, this scene will be in all the trailers. He continues to wrestle the teddy bear until all the buttons pop off of his costume. He is so dedicated!!!!!

  • Leaked Script

    The Revenant will open with a shot of DiCaprio’s naked body and a cactus up his ass.

  • Leaked Script

    Cate Blanchett is in talks for the role of the bear who will kick Leo’s a-ss.

  • HAHA12

    @####:
    Amen! LMAO, anything just as long as he works.

  • Ugh!

    @Leaked Script: F*CK DA HATERS!!!

  • Poor Bora Bora

    Thank God they didn’t make a post about the Bora Bora pics. I can’t look at them.

  • Sunshine PR!

    I’m pree sure Leo’s team just wanted to boot dat Coachella dancing post from it’s top spot in the Leo news LOL watch this project take like..3 years to complete lolol brace yourselves for lots of articles about delays, excuses like “Weather issues” etc.

  • also…

    Well, it doesn’t sound like a very interesting story but I’m SO HAPPY that he is going back to work!!!!!! Finally! I wonder where they are going to shoot the movie.

  • Zzzzzz

    I posted on the old thread so re-posting it here!
    @beth: Hi! Thanks for the link! It will be good to see Leo go back to work.
    @HAHA12: Hi! Great news! I wonder where it will be filmed? Not so sure about the plot. Although, I think he could definitely look like a mountain man! I wonder if that means the next few months he’s going to be partying/travelling like crazy because his break is coming to an end. I guess this means he probably won’t be doing any environmental project, again. I should know by now that he often says things that he doesn’t really mean. :(

  • dicaprio is too lazy

    BULLSHIIIT
    Nothing is gonna happen->>>>>>No next project
    He will continue going downhill as usual
    He’s too lazy and self assured for a new project

  • HAHA12

    And the haters are coming through as expected. And @also, it states they are shooting this Fall :) Still such a long time for Leo to remain a bum lol

  • Leaked Script

    The film will feature a historical Tacombi stand for prince Leo’s snacking pleasure ah I mean ~~~ method acting

  • Zzzzzz

    @####: Hi Lady! Did you have your MRI already?

  • well said

    @dicaprio is too lazy:
    LEO IS A LAZY ASS….

  • yeah hes lazy

    @dicaprio is too lazy: he chose this famous director because he knows he can ride his coattails

  • HAHA12

    @Zzzzzz:
    I’m glad he’s getting back to work but yeah it’s kinda unfortunate if he doesn’t do any environmental related work like he said, it’s hard to really ever believe anything he says regarding that subject because he doesn’t seem committed to it anymore :/ But we’ll see, maybe he might have stuff to work on in the Summer? You never know..

  • sahre

    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-2604482/Leonardo-DiCaprio-kisses-21-year-old-girlfriend-Toni-Garrn-goes-topless-beach-Bora-Bora.html these pics are sooo intrusive omg, the poor girl is topless!! papz should be ashamed, but they are very cute! wonder why jared hasnt posted them and posted this instead..

  • WHAT?

    @sahre: SHE SHOULD BE DOING TOPLESS.

  • beth

    @Zzzzzz: repost:Hey! You’re welcome and lol I was just thinking that. Leo will be partying hard this summer before he heads back to work but at least he will have something to focus on this fall. I guess no broadway this year either, I still hopes he decides to broadway at some point, maybe next year. Yeah it’s a shame he never got involved with any environmental causes this year. I really liked 11th hour I would’ve liked to have seen another documentary from him

  • NO NO NO NO

    BABEL WAS AWFUL!! pretentious as hell!!!

  • jimmneycricket

    Doesnt sound Oscar bound. I want him to get his Oscar, I really do. Just hope next time he doesnt have Matthew DBC type competition to go up against.

  • yuck

    the pics are so dumb. so is toni the SM? haa

  • Zzzzzz

    @HAHA12: I’m keeping my fingers crossed, but not holding my breathe!
    What do you think of the plot? Reading the plot, the movie Jermiah Johnson, which starred Robert Redford, popped into my head. While it’s not the exact same, it is about a vendetta. Jermiah, a fur trapper, seeks revenge on the Indians that killed his wife and child.

  • sahre

    @WHAT? ammm what?

  • beyond the wall

    Through his so-called environmental involvement,he softens his image and evades his taxes.

  • beth

    @HAHA12: I hope we hear more casting news soon, I’m curious about who else will end up in this movie. This sounds like something right about DDL’s alley so hopefully he will re-join. Fassbender seems too busy these days and I don’t want Phoenix only because I don’t want him to take Leo’s thunder lol. We know Leo likes to work with friends so maybe there is a role in there for Winslet? I could see Tom Hardy playing a supporting role.

  • yuck

    SM= Slutty Model

  • ho

    what exactly is he seaking revenge for??

  • yuck

    SM= S!utty Model

  • HAHA12

    @Zzzzzz:
    I think this could be great or a misfire, it definitely sounds interesting and I hope Leo proves everyone wrong and excels in this role.

  • BABEL SUCKED D*CK

    @beth: For Leo it will be a one man show wit dis one (as always), he’s slaughtering everyone else who shows up in dis film so maybe he’ll beg Alejandro to cast McBongo

  • Leaked Script

    @ho: Just watch Kill Bill, exact same plot. He’s seekin revenge for “friends” who left him for dead, Leo’s got lots of experience with this in real life.

  • nice jj

    You chose a rare pic where he doesn’t look like utter sh!!!t
    Nice job:-) :-) :-)
    (Albeit a tough one)

  • HAHA12

    @beth:
    I read Joaquin, Bale, and Fassy, DDL, were all in talks to star in this project in the past. I can’t see DDL in this since he works every 5 years or so and like you said both Fassy and Bale seem too busy these days. I could maybe imagine someone like Javier Bardem? No idea tbh, I’ve never read the book but I do hope there is a significant female role in this.

  • kk

    wonder what he will have to look like for this movie….beard? long hair? muscular?

  • Zzzzzz

    @HAHA12: I’m on the fence! Personally, I was hoping Devil would shoot first, but I guess that will happen next year (hopefully!) Where do you think they will film it?

  • WORKING.LEO.IS.THE.BEST

    EXCELLENT

  • frenchies

    @kk: like a frying pan

  • HAHA12

    @HAHA12:
    Ooh, or maybe Leo’s good friend Edward Norton?

  • @kk: muscular? ahaaaahAHAHAHAHAHAH

  • HAHA12

    @Zzzzzz:
    Hey, I’m just happy he’s working. This is said to be shooting later this Fall according to the article.

  • Toni will be in the film

  • beth

    @HAHA12: Hmmm yeah I have no idea either hopefully someone who has read the book will post here or on IMDB so we can get a clear idea about the characters. Anyways see you later I’ll post again when I get more info!!!

  • HAHA12

    @beth:
    Same here, bye!

  • Zzzzzz

    @HAHA12: I going to see if I can find the book. I haven’t heard anything about it.
    I’m off to work. Have a great day! Talk to you later!

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