‘The Revenant’ Actor Forrest Goodluck on Working with Leonardo DiCaprio and Emmanuel Lubezki

     January 8, 2016


Now playing in theaters around the country is director Alejandro G. Iñárritu’s The Revenant. As most of you know, the film is set in the 19th century and stars Leonardo DiCaprio as a hunter left for dead by his compatriots following a bear mauling. Once he regains enough strength, he sets out for revenge. Loaded with breathtaking cinematography by Emmanuel Lubezki, incredible action set pieces that make you feel like you’re in the movie, and brilliant performances by the entire cast, The Revenant is one of those special movies that should be seen in a movie theater on the largest screen possible. The film also stars Tom HardyDomnhall GleesonWill Poulter and Forrest Goodluck.

At the Los Angeles press day, I landed an exclusive video interview with Forrest Goodluck, who plays DiCaprio’s son in the film. He talked about working with Emmanuel Lubezki (Chivo), how Alejandro G. Iñárritu offered him the role, what he learned making The Revenant that he hopes to take with him on his own films, what it was like working with DiCaprio and Hardy, and more. Check out what he had to say below and you can click here for all our previous Revenant coverage which includes clips, trailers, images, interviews and our review.

Forrest Goodluck:

  • How did he find out he was cast?
  • The challenging shoot.
  • What was it like working with Emmanuel Lubezki (Chivo)?
  • Since he’s a filmmaker what did he learn while making The Revenant that he will take with him to his own projects?
  • What was it like working with Leonardo DiCaprio?


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