Entertainment Weekly has posted the first teaser poster for Romeo and Juliet on Broadway.
From kentonline.co.uk: Lord of the Rings star Orlando Bloom is to be honoured on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The Canterbury-born actor will join Matthew Mcconaughey and pop star Katy Perry among the celebrities to be given a star on the famous streets of Hollywood Boulevard and Vine Street in California next year.
Also among the inductees for 2014 will be Sally Field, Liam Neeson, Jessica Lange, Kaley Cuoco, Claire Danes and Cheryl Hines, rockers Jeff Lynne and Rick Springfield and posthumously rapper Tupac Shakur and comedian Phil Hartman.
About 20 names are added to the famous walk each year, which is run by the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce.
From hollywoodreporter.com: Orlando Bloom has officially left Middle-earth. The actor wrapped filming on The Hobbit: There and Back Again, the third installment of Peter Jackson’s Hobbit trilogy. And to mark the occasion, Jackson posted a video on his Facebook page of Bloom singing along to the 2007 viral hit “They are Taking The Hobbits To Isengard.”
The original video centers on his character Legolas, and has wracked up 2.1 million views to date.
“A day after saying goodbye to Gandalf and Tauriel, it was time to farewell Legolas. What a great day it was, with Orlando battling a serious Orc for all 12 hours of shooting - part of the Battle of the 5 Armies for the third Hobbit movie,” Jackson wrote. “When we finally got the day done, we said goodbye to Orlando, had a couple of beers … and couldn’t resist doing this!”
Bloom, 36, was 22 years old when The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring began filming in 1999.
Peter Jackson has posted a video of Orlando and two other actors from the movie, while in costume, watching and reacting to fans who are viewing The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug trailer for the first time.
The first teaser trailer for The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, which features Legolas, has been released. View it here on Youtube.
From latimes.com: Orlando Bloom and Tony nominee Condola Rashad will star in a Broadway production of “Romeo and Juliet” that transports Shakespeare’s star-crossed lovers to modern times with race as a central theme.
The script will retain the Bard’s original language, with the feuding Capulets and Montagues recast as differing ethnicities. The show will open Sept. 19 at the Richard Rodgers Theatre, following preview performances slated to start Aug. 24.
From 3news.co.nz: British actor Orlando Bloom showed off his green credentials as he joined a climate change rally in Los Angeles on Sunday. The Pirates of the Caribbean star donned a Beyond Coal T-shirt as he participated in the event, organised to urge US President Barack Obama to reject plans for a new oil pipeline stretching from Canada to refineries in America. Bloom attended the march on behalf of the Global Green charity, which encourages sustainability with eco-friendly projects and initiatives.
Michelle, who is in her second year of film school, is currently making a documentary, in which she is trying to inspire people to achieve anything that they set their mind to. Her mind is set to meeting Orlando! Check out her web site at bloomdocumentary.com
Orlando spent his 36th birthday yesterday with Miranda at the Golden Globe Awards in LA, as well as various after parties. You can view photos here.
Last month, Orlando’s Legolas bow from The Lord Of The Rings smashed a pre-sale estimate when it went up for auction, reaching $372,000 (£232,000). The prop was one of the biggest sellers at the Profiles in History’s Hollywood Auction in Los Angeles.
Orlando is in the finale of Hello magazine’s Most Attractive Man of 2012 poll. He currently is in 2nd place behind Roger Federer.
The new issue of Entertainment Weekly (Dec. 14) has a photo of Legolas from the 3rd Hobbit film, “There and Back Again”, which is set to be released on July 18, 2014.
Legolas Day was created in 2002 by a group of fans as a way to celebrate our favorite elf. October 25th was chosen because it is the day that the Council of Elrond takes place, and we are given our first proper introduction to Legolas.
Orlando is currently in Cape Town, South Africa filming the crime drama, Zulu, with Forest Whitaker.You can read about it here.
Orlando is the brand ambassador for the Chinese clothing company Jack & Jones. You can view numerous photos, wallpapers and videos of him on their website.
From jossandmain.com: We are thrilled to present Orlando Bloom’s Curate for a Cause collection. From the rustic cliffs of England to the glittering Hollywood Hills, the Pirates of the Caribbean actor brings jetset inspiration to this exclusive selection of eclectic-chic furniture and accents. With a portion of the proceeds to benefit the Epidermolysis Bullosa Medical Research Foundation, Orlando’s luxe hand-picked pieces include Herman Miller Eames® Lounge Chairs, streamlined True Modern sofas, plush upholstered beds, boldly-hued décor, handsome tripod lamps, sumptuous throws, and more.
If you get the US cable channel HDNet Movies, you can view a sneak preview of The Good Doctor this Wednesday, August 29th at 8:30 pm, 10:05 pm and 11:45 pm ET, before it hits theaters on August 31st. The film is also available for purchase on OnDemand.