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October 20, 2006 - 'Sunrise' correspondent Monique Wright spoke with Leonardo DiCaprio about his new film 'The Departed'. Yahoo.com has since removed the video.

October 20, 2006 - The New York Post reports Leonardo DiCaprio's upcoming thriller could hurt jewelry sales this Christmas, despite a massive media campaign by diamond merchant De Beers to defuse the movie's message. 'Blood Diamond', which opens December 15th, is about two South Africans who find a rare pink diamond in the late 1990s, after Sierra Leone's diamond mines were seized by rebels who sold rough gems to buy weapons they used to slaughter and mutilate thousands of innocents.

October 20, 2006 - On Thursday, Leonardo DiCaprio, his mom, his grandmother and girlfriend Bar Rafaeli flew on a private jet from Paris to Rome for a little vacation before the Rome premiere of 'The Departed'. The group is keeping a low profile and is trying to go back to Paris for more fun after the premiere. "He asked Warner Bros. to put him up in the Bristol Hotel a little longer, and they said, 'Only if he would do more press,'" a spy tells The New York Post.

October 20, 2006 - Leonardo DiCaprio attended a photocall for 'The Departed' at the 2006 Rome Film Festival in Rome, Italy on October 15th. Check out pictures from Abaca, FilmMagic, GettyImages, WireImage, and Corbis.

October 20, 2006 - Leonardo DiCaprio attended the movie premiere of 'The Departed' at the Rome Film Festival on October 15th in Rome, Italy. Check out pictures from Abaca, FilmMagic (premiere / afterparty), RexFeatures, GettyImages, WireImage, and Corbis.

October 20, 2006 - Variety reports 'Survivor' producer Craig Piligian will pair with Leonardo DiCaprio to turn a yet-to-be-selected "down-and-out" town into an eco-friendly, green paradise for the new reality show, 'E-topia.'

October 12, 2006 - Cast member Leonardo DiCaprio attended the French premiere of 'The Departed' held at the Grand Rex Theater in Paris, France on October 10th. Check out pictures from Abaca, RexFeatures, Corbis, and WireImage.

October 12, 2006 - Joe Neumaier of The New York Daily News praised Leonardo DiCaprio for his role in the new film 'The Departed'. He writes, "DiCaprio, whose work was always threatening to be more interesting as he got older, makes good on the threat."

October 12, 2006 - Leonardo DiCaprio was on hand for the Emporio Armani Red One Night Only Gala as part of London Fashion Week held at Earls Court in London on September 22nd. The event featured a performance by Destiny's Child star Beyonce Knowles. Check out pictures here.

October 12, 2006 - Leonardo DiCaprio attended the New York Premiere of 'The Departed' at the Ziegfeld Theatre in New York City on September 26th. Check out pictures from FilmMagic, GettyImages (premiere / afterparty), WireImage (premiere1 / premiere2 / afterparty), Abaca (page1 / page2), and ShootingStar. Watch video from TheShowBuzz and Extra.

October 12, 2006 - Leonardo DiCaprio tells Neil Sean of Sky News: "Stage work does appeal, but in all honestly I see myself directing stage work rather than actually appearing in the productions." Read more.

October 12, 2006 - Leonardo DiCaprio attends the screening of Martin Scorcese 'The Departed' at the Director's Guild of America in Los Angeles on October 5th. Check out pictures from Abaca, FilmMagic, DailyCeleb, CelebrityPhoto, RexFeatures, GettyImages, and WireImage.

October 12, 2006 - The Oscar buzz is happening again for Leonardo DiCaprio. The two-time Academy Award nominee plays a cop in Martin Scorsese's new movie, 'The Departed'. DiCaprio spoke with 'The Early Show' co-host Harry Smith about the role. Read more and watch the segment here.

October 12, 2006 - Leonardo DiCaprio says that native Bostonian co-stars of 'The Departed' warned him not to botch the Boston accent in the flick. "[Matt] Damon and [Mark] Wahlberg were really stern with me from the beginning to make me understand that the Boston accent had been butchered in cinema in the past and that I would be the laughingstock of their hometown if I didn't get this accent down," DiCaprio told Australia's NW magazine. "So I had to become an authentic Bostonian. The pressure was on and I hung out with a kid from the Boston projects. And on set Matt was always there, putting in his two cents' worth!"

October 12, 2006 - Leonardo DiCaprio, Matt Damon and Vera Farmiga discussed working with Jack Nicholson and Martin Scorsese in 'The Departed'. Watch the press junket clip at TheShowBuzz.

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