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Tom Hardy Joins Leonardo DiCaprio in Revenge Movie 'The Revenant'

July 1, 2014 (12:59 am) GMT
The actors, who shared screen in 'Inception', will be working together again in Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu's film.

will star opposite in "" which is directed by Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu. Hardy's name has been linked to the movie several weeks now but he had to straighten out his schedule before committing fully to the project.

The film is based on Michael Punke's novel "The Revenant: a Novel of Revenge". It centers on a 19th century fur trapper who is mauled by a grizzly bear and left for dead. But he survives and embarks on a revenge mission against the people who robbed and betrayed him.

Production is scheduled to start on September 22 this year with New Regency aiming for a fall 2015 release. Cinematographer Emmanuel Lubezki who recently won an Oscar for "" will help Inarritu in shooting the film. "" scribe Mark L. Smith is on the script.

Anonymous Content's Steve Golin, Keith Redmon and David Kanter will produce along with Inarritu, Arnon Milchan and James Skotchdopole. Paul Green, Brett Ratner and James Packer are executive producing. RatPac is co-financing with New Regency.

Hardy and DiCaprio shared screen for the first time in Christopher Nolan's "". reportedly is in negotiations to join them in "Revenant".

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