How Desolation of Smaug adds Elves who don't appear in The Hobbit

J.R.R. Tolkien's The Hobbit doesn't mention many Elven characters by name, so for The Desolation of Smaug's journey to the land of the Wood Elves, Peter Jackson brought back Orlando Bloom's Legolas and created a female Wood Elf, Evangeline Lilly's Tauriel. We spoke to both actors about their characters and how they… » 10/17/13 10:00am 10/17/13 10:00am

Orlando Bloom sings "Taking the Hobbits to Isengard" on the Hobbit set

This week, Ian McKellen wrapped his Gandalf scenes for the Hobbit films, ending a 14-year journey with the character. Orlando Bloom also wrapped Legolas, and gave a wonderfully silly goodbye. » 6/30/13 7:30am 6/30/13 7:30am

Frodo and Legolas to cameo in The Hobbit?

Elijah Wood, Orlando Bloom, Ian McKellen and Andy Serkis are allegedly in talks to appear in The Hobbit. How is it McKellen and Serkis haven't locked this down already? The only Gandalf and Gollum we want are the originals. [Deadline] » 1/07/11 8:00am 1/07/11 8:00am

Can Science Fiction Withstand The Worst Actor In The World?

Scence fiction has survived many disasters in its long, illustrious history, but can it survive Orlando Bloom's entry into the genre? We're about to find out; Bloom has signed up to star in The Cross. » 2/06/09 11:00am 2/06/09 11:00am