With Orlando Bloom’s latest film ‘Kingdom of Heaven’ ready to hit the big screens next week, the publicity campaign has hit overdrive. Take a look at a few of these articles from various sites. Plus be sure to catch Bloom on various chat shows this week.

May 4th: ‘The Late Show with David Letterman’ (CBS) 11:35PM EST
May 4th: ‘MTV’s Total Request Live’ (MTV) (check local listings)
May 5th: ‘Regis and Kelly’ (check local listings)
May 5th: ‘The Late Late Show with Conan O’Brien’ (NBC) 12:35AM EST

Is Orlando ready to Bloom?

LOS ANGELES — The first time Orlando Bloom worked with director Ridley Scott, he got pushed out of a helicopter in ”Black Hawk Down.” It was a small role, but Bloom left a big impression on Scott, who has now re-teamed with the 28-year-old English actor in ”Kingdom of Heaven.” A historical epic about the Crusades based on a brutal 12th-century battle between Christians and Muslims, ”Kingdom” stars Bloom as Balian, defender of Jerusalem. [More]

Orlando Bloom: The reluctant hero

PASADENA, Calif. — Love is in the air in a lavish hotel room surrounded by tropical gardens. Heartthrob Orlando Bloom is in deep snuggling mode when the reporter catches him. Yes, they’re sharing the same bed at night. But it’s not what you think. [More]


BELOVED of teen girls everywhere, Orlando Bloom is known for a certain kind of hero: the kind with a nice manicure.
The metrosexual superstar played the ethereal elf Legolas in “The Lord of the Rings,” the wannabe pirate Will Turner in “Pirates of the Caribbean” and Paris, the biggest wuss in the battle of “Troy.” In all three, he was eye candy for 14-year-olds, while Viggo Mortensen, Johnny Depp and Brad Pitt handled the rugged, manly leads.

The ordeals of Orlando

HOLLYWOOD – Orlando Bloom signed on to play the lead role of a French blacksmith turned Crusader in Ridley Scott’s 12th-century epic “Kingdom of Heaven” partly because he was attracted to the father-son relationship in the film. [More]

Orlando a blooming star

By his own admission, Orlando Bloom is in love. You could say he’s found a little bit of heaven on earth. No, we’re not talking about a reunion with Kate Bosworth, his on-again/off-again girlfriend of the past three years. On that front, Bloom, 28, insists he’s “happily single. I’m a long way from marriage. I’m not even in a serious relationship.” [More]