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2014-01-14 08:26:06

Actor's Broadway Turn in Romeo and Juliet Runs February 13-19 in an Exclusive Screenvision Engagement with BroadwayHD NEW YORK, Jan.14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This February, national cinema advertising leader and alternative content provider Screenvision and newly formed company BroadwayHD bring the Broadway production of Romeo and Juliet to movie theatres nationwide. Starring Orlando Bloom (Lord of the Rings, Pirates of the Caribbean) as Romeo and Condola Rashad (Smash, Sex and the...

2009-10-12 07:00:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Actor Orlando Bloom was appointed a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador today, in recognition of his commitment to the rights of children around the world. "Advocacy from UNICEF Goodwill Ambassadors helps build momentum to improve the lives of children around the world," said UNICEF Executive Director, Ann M. Veneman. "We are proud to have Orlando Bloom as one of the strong voices for vulnerable children." Mr. Bloom has already seen the work...

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2008-12-01 07:52:12

Miranda Kerr's publicist says the Australian model isn't engaged to her British beau Orlando Bloom, contrary to media reports claiming otherwise. Kerr is known for her work for the lingerie giant Victoria's Secret. Bloom has starred in The Pirates of the Caribbean and The Lord of the Rings blockbusters. The story ... is completely false and misleading, Kerr's publicist told People magazine of reports that the couple plan to wed. Miranda herself has clearly stated she is not engaged. There is...

2008-08-20 06:00:37

By Tim Cornwell WAITING in the departure lounge in Dubai airport, en route from Afghanistan to Perthshire, Rory Stewart is surprisingly unexcited about news of a forthcoming Hollywood film based on his life. An award-winning writer, former diplomat and administrator in the coalition government in Iraq, charity chief and all-around astonishing adventurer, he insists his 35 years have been more Carry On... Up The Khyber than Lawrence of Arabia, to whom he has been compared in the past. "I'm...

2008-08-19 00:00:22

By Arifa Akbar AN INTREPID SCOT, he has been called a modern-day Lawrence of Arabia, renowned for his work as a high-level diplomat and his enlightening travails across conflict regions in which he has lived humbly, wearing native dress among villagers. So inspirational is the life story of Rory Stewart, an Eton- educated former diplomat, that he is to become the subject of a Hollywood biopic starring the English-born actor Orlando Bloom. Stewart has earned an international reputation...

2008-08-14 18:00:28

Liam Neeson and Orlando Bloom are to star in Brazilian director Andrucha Waddington's big-screen adaptation of Bill Carter's book "Fools Rush In." Variety.com said "No Country for Old Men" Oscar winner Javier Bardem is in talks for a supporting role in the film, which is based on Carter's experiences as an aid worker in Sarajevo. "I read the script, and the very human story and the very core of this film spoke to me very clearly," Variety.com quoted Bloom as telling reporters in Sarajevo....

2008-08-05 15:00:32

VISITORS to a church cafe will not have been expecting to stumble across Hollywood star Orlando Bloom giving an acting lesson. But those enjoying tea and scones at the cafe at St George's West Church in Shandwick Place yesterday were treated to a display of the 31-year-old heart-throb's professional prowess as he delivered an acting masterclass to his older sister Samantha, who debuts at this year's Fringe. Ms Bloom, 32, stars in one-woman show, A Cloud in Trousers by a Girl in a Suit....

2008-08-05 06:00:29

By SHAN ROSS ORLANDO Bloom, one of Hollywood's biggest stars, strides through the foyer of an Edinburgh church with all the swaggering style of his Pirates of the Caribbean film role. But a quartet of elderly ladies enjoying tea and scones in the cafe at St George's Church West hardly give him a second glance - it's Edinburgh, it's the Fringe, and they are unaware they are in company of a celebrity. Bloom, 31, is in town to deliver an acting masterclass to his elder sister Samantha,...

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2006-07-07 05:41:42

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. -- Since playing an aspiring pirate in 2003's "Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl," Orlando Bloom has been an elf, a milkman, a shoe designer and a soldier. The 29-year-old British actor is back to his seafaring ways in the second "Pirates" film, "Dead Man's Chest," opening Friday. Bloom plays Will Turner, a blacksmith-turned-seaman who is set to marry the governor's daughter, Elizabeth Swann, played by Keira Knightley. Before they can wed, though,...

2005-10-23 11:55:51

By Tamara Conniff NEW YORK (Billboard) - Cameron Crowe was on tour with his wife, musician Nancy Wilson. He gazed out the bus window at the Kentucky landscape and thought of his father; he had not been back to Kentucky since his dad's funeral many years earlier. For Crowe, returning to Kentucky was a celebration, an adventure into all the things he loved, all the things he could not see when he was mourning his father. "Elizabethtown" -- the film and the soundtrack -- was born....


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