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Alberta cowboys made a big difference during the filming of “The Revenant” last year in the Canadian Rockies. From left, Bob Leggette, Ivan Daines and Mark Nugent, who were all special skills extras during the film’s production.

‘The Revenant’ wins Oscars and the hearts of Alberta cowboys

Innisfail’s Ivan Daines and friends proudly did their bits on screen and now celebrate film’s success

When rodeo legend Ivan Daines tuned into the Academy Awards last month, he was as joyous as any cowboy could be when “The Revenant” claimed best actor and director honours. “‘The Revenant’ is such a great movie. I was very proud when Leonardo (DiCaprio) won, and proud Alejandro (González Iñárritu) won,” said Daines. “It’s almost […] Read more