News for Nov. 20, 2002

Brad Pitt, Orlando Bloom To Whip Out Their Swords In 'Troy' Flick

11/20/02, 1:39 pm EST - Xoanon

It looks like Orlando Bloom just can't keep his sword out of his hands. The 25-year-old British actor best known as Legolas in "The Lord of the Rings" films has joined the cast of the upcoming Trojan War epic "Troy." Based on the epic Greek poem "The Iliad," the reportedly $100 million picture will see Bloom as Prince Paris of Troy, who starts a war by stealing the Spartan king's wife in 1193 B.C. [More]