Orlando Bloom gave me an excellent "man trying to be a pirate".
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!
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Kathy Main <arnor3@...>
> I love Orlando Bloom
as Legolas. I am personally a Haldir fan, but
Orlando provided some nice
eye candy too. Sorry to seem shallow, but
I'm not just a fan because of
the good looking elves. They just add
to the already wonderrul story.
> Peter Chapman <hawkworks@. ..> wrote:
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> In other words he's a "star" rather than a character actor. Like
Tom Cruise except Orlando isn't an a'hole - which doesn't mean I
enjoy Tom's films.
> But as LotR has a heavy preponderance of
character actors, it
doesn't hurt to have a star in it. And, like a bottle
of gin in a
truckfull of beer, it's "something for the ladies".
> But as to Orlando's character not fitting, well, the book
doesn't actually have one - he's one of Tolkein's weakest
creations. I think Orlando did a sterling job!
----- Original Message -----
> From: Gustavo
> To: TolkienDiscussions@ yahoogroups. com
> Sent: Tuesday, August 28, 2007 5:16 PM
[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),
> all right; if it doesn't
fit (like Legolas), poor Bloom can do
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.
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