Hollywood heart-throb LEONARDO DiCAPRIO is set to try out a new director
after working with legendary film-maker Martin Scorsese on three successive
The TITANIC star has signed up to star in THE BLOOD DIAMOND, which will be
directed by ED ZWICK, when work finishes on upcoming Scorsese movie THE
DEPARTED, reports Empire Online.
DiCaprio previously starred in Gangs of New York and The Aviator under the
Raging Bull director.
DiCaprio will play a diamond smuggler who specialises in selling "blood
diamonds" to help finance civil wars and terrorism in Africa, when filming gets
underway next year (06).