WHO’S IN IT?

Leonardo DiCaprio (The Wolf of Wall Street), Tom Hardy (Mad Max: Fury Road), Domhnall Gleeson (Star Wars: The Force Awakens), Will Poulter (The Maze Runner), Paul Anderson (Legend), Lukas Haas (Inception), Kristoffer Joner (The Orheim Company), Brad Carter (Black Mass)

WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?

Alejandro González Iñárritu (Birdman), director, writer, producer; Mark L. Smith (Vacancy), writer; Steve Golin (Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind), David Kanter (Fun Size), Arnon Milchan (12 Years A Slave), Mary Parent (Pacific Rim), Keith Redmon (The Beaver) and James W. Skotchdopole (Sand), producers; Bryce Dessner (Big Sur), Carsten Nicolai (film debut) and Ryûichi Sakamoto (Women Without Men), composers; Emmanuel Lubezki (Gravity), cinematographer; Stephen Mirrione (The Hunger Games), editor

WHAT’S IT ABOUT?

During an expedition into the uncharted American wilderness of 1823, explorer and fur trapper Hugh Glass (DiCaprio) is attacked by a bear and left for dead by members of his hunting team, including criminal John Fitzgerald (Hardy). Glass survives, and is forced to take extreme measures if he is survive the harsh winter landscapes and exact revenge on those who wronged him…

IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?

Filmmaker Alejandro González Iñárritu, fresh from winning several Oscars last year for industry satire Birdman, is back with a far more ambitious outing that showcases Leonardo DiCaprio in what could be his most challenging role to date.

WHEN’S IT OUT?

FRIDAY 15TH JANUARY 2016