The Revenant landed an astounding 12 nominations for this year's Oscars — one of which was for the shocking visual effects!
This nod didn't come of a surprise, largely due to a very realistic (and horribly gruesome) scene where Leonardo DiCaprio gets attacked by a grizzly bear.
But filming the graphic scene, which shows DiCaprio's character Hugh Glass getting viciously mauled (but not raped) for several minutes, didn't involve a bear at all!
In fact, stuntman Glen Ennis, who brought the animal to life with the help of CGI, says there was never even a bear on the set of the Alejandro Iñárritu thriller!
Similar to how Andy Serkis became Gollum in Lord Of The Rings, the 51-year-old wore a blue suit and behaved exactly like a grizzly bear — and CGI animators did the rest of the work.
This is what he actually looked like on set: