DiCaprio Injured on Film Set


Leonardo DiCaprio, who next appears in Martin Scorsese's "The Departed," is thankfully still with us after suffering an injury on the set of his latest film.

The actor suffered an minor leg injury while filming "The Blood Diamond" in Mozambique on Friday, according to his publicist Ken Sunshine.

DiCaprio "received medical attention and was back at work" Saturday, which is nice for the eco-friendly actor since April 22 was officially Earth Day. The medical attention refers to precautionary x-rays taken at a hospital in South Africa.

"Blood Diamond" is set during Sierra Leone's bloody civil war and stars DiCaprio as a mercenary diamond smuggler who discovers a rare pink diamond that's wanted by a syndicate of businessmen. Djimon Hounsou and Jennifer Connolly also star.

DiCaprio, 31, received an Oscar nomination for his leading role in "The Aviator" and his supporting role in 1993's "What's Eating Gilbert Grape." His film credits also include "The Basketball Diaries," "Romeo + Juliet," "Titanic," "The Man in the Iron Mask" and "Catch Me If You Can." "The Departed," co-starring Matt Damon, is tentatively scheduled for a fall release.

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