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Leonardo DiCaprio Slept In Dead Bodies And Ate Bison Meat For His Epic Role In Revenant

Alejandro González Iñárritu, the director of a much awaited Hollywood project, The Revenant, has described the filming experience of the movie as "harrowing". The spine-chilling temperature, the bulging budget and the freezing water came to provide the crew members with an experience of hell. 

Leonardo DiCaprio will be seen playing one of the most extreme and agonising roles he has ever played in his Hollywood career. Leo has played the role of a frontiersman who is planning to avenge the character played by Tom Hardy who left him to die after a bear mauling.

Leo has a lot more to tell about the experience of his life.

H/T- Vanityfair

Leonardo DiCaprio Slept In Dead Bodies And Ate Bison Meat For His Epic Role In Revenant

Leonardo DiCaprio Slept In Dead Bodies And Ate Bison Meat For His Epic Role In Revenant

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A still from The Revelant

A still from The Revelant

He says that there were around 30-40 sequences which made him feel that he is into the toughest role of his entire career.

Alejandro's vision was on the line!

Alejandro's vision was on the line!

Leo said that he does not regret to have taken up the project, but it was very tough for him to do justice with Alejandro's vision of the movie.

The extremities that he faced!

The extremities that he faced!

He acted in a freezing temperature and even entered freezing cold water several times in a day. He was very close to get affected by hypothermia.

He lived the character!

He lived the character!

He ate "raw Bison liver" on a regular basis and even slept in the carcasses of dead animals to save himself from the cruel cold.

The bear fight!

The bear fight!

The graphic bear-attack scene, which involved cables and precise choreography will be a great experience for the audience to watch, considering the crew's dedication.

Will he finally get an Oscar?

Will he finally get an Oscar?

He will be in a race with Michael Caine (Youth), Matt Damon (The Martian), Will Smith (Concussion), Eddie Redmayne (The Danish Girl), Johnny Depp (Black Mass), and Michael Fassbender (Steve Jobs) for the Best-Actor category. We hope the hard work will pay off.

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