Hardy had been linked to the project for several weeks but needed to work out his very busy schedule before fully committing.
Pic will shoot this fall.
Based on the Michael Punke novel, “The Revenant” centers on a 1820s frontiersman on a path of vengeance against those who left him for dead after a bear mauling. Mark L. Smith and Inarritu penned the adaptation.
- Justin Kroll
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