News for Aug. 03, 2005

Orlando Bloom (Finally) enters 21st century

8/03/05, 9:03 pm EST - Xoanon

Orlando Bloom, the British heartthrob of "Lord of the Rings" fame, said he's glad finally to lay down his sword as he plays his first contemporary role in director Cameron Crowe's upcoming film. Bloom, who has starred as a warrior in the "Lord of the Rings" trilogy, the epic "Troy" and the Crusader drama "Kingdom of Heaven," plays a young Kentucky aristocrat in "Elizabethtown," due for release later this year. [More]