18244Re: Why Bloom is an awful Legolas (opinion)
- Sep 1, 2007Orlando Bloom gave me an excellent "man trying to be a pirate". Will
Turner was a great and happy part for him.
He's nice in Elizabethtown, too. Character fits him.
But I'm sorry: Legolas??? Please!: give me Paul Bettany!
--- In TolkienDiscussions@yahoogroups.com, Kathy Main <arnor3@...>
>Orlando provided some nice eye candy too. Sorry to seem shallow, but
> I love Orlando Bloom as Legolas. I am personally a Haldir fan, but
I'm not just a fan because of the good looking elves. They just add
to the already wonderrul story. hugs,Kathy
>crashed for no reason on attempt 1 - lucky they don't make cars!
> Peter Chapman <hawkworks@...> wrote: Attempt 2 - Computer
Also, you'd have to learn to drive again each time you had a new one!
>Tom Cruise except Orlando isn't an a'hole - which doesn't mean I
> In other words he's a "star" rather than a character actor. Like
don't enjoy Tom's films.
>doesn't hurt to have a star in it. And, like a bottle of gin in a
> But as LotR has a heavy preponderance of character actors, it
truckfull of beer, it's "something for the ladies".
>Legolas doesn't actually have one - he's one of Tolkein's weakest
> But as to Orlando's character not fitting, well, the book
literary creations. I think Orlando did a sterling job!
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Gustavo
> To: TolkienDiscussions@yahoogroups.com
> Sent: Tuesday, August 28, 2007 5:16 PM
> Subject: [TolkienDiscussions] Why Bloom is an awful Legolas
> Orlando Bloom is that kind of actor who always plays Orlando
> Therefore, if the character fits Orlando Bloom (like Will Turner),its
> all right; if it doesn't fit (like Legolas), poor Bloom can donothing.
> Orlando Bloom is too stern to play Legolas. I truly think Legolas
> should be played by an actor who would work better the character.
> makes me think of Paul Bettany.advantage
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