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Fox: The Revenant does not have a scene of a bear raping Leonardo DiCaprio

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Alejandro González Iñárritu's The Revenant has had a difficult and troubled production described as "a living hell." Over budget and over schedule, making the film sounded like an epic struggle that put the entire cast and crew through a whole hell of a lot.

But distributor Twentieth Century Fox wants to make one thing clear about the film: it does not contain a scene of Leo DiCaprio being raped by a bear.

Yes, you read that sentence right.

The reasons for this clarification are bizarre. The Drudge Report posted a piece on The Revenant that stated the film "features a shocking scene of a wild bear raping Leo DiCaprio!" The Drudge Report writer may have meant it figuratively, but even still, it would be offensive and inaccurate.

A Fox spokesperson said the following to Entertainment Weekly re the bear attack scene: “As anyone who has seen the movie can attest, the bear in the film is a female who attacks Hugh Glass [DiCaprio's character] because she feels he might be threatening her cubs. There is clearly no rape scene with a bear."

Alec and I have seen the film and can confirm that there is no such scene in the movie. (Who the hell goes to The Drudge Report for accuracy in reporting and journalistic integrity anyways? That site's always been a derp rag.)

We'll have a review of The Revenant this Friday. Keep an eye open for it.

[Variety via AV Club]

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