Orlando Bloom cast in another trilogy

Orlando BloomOrlando Bloom has been cast in a trilogy — the third in his career. Bloom, 31, who starred in The Lord of the Rings and Pirates of the Caribbean trilogies, has now landed the lead role in Disney’s Prince of Persia. His salary is reported at $40 million for the three films.  The new series is based on a video game and will be produced by Jerry Bruckheimer. Bloom has taken time off since filming his last movie — Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End.

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  1. Angelfire • April 8, 2008 @ 9:10 AM

    I have no idea what it is about, but I know I will be seeing it. Orlando Bloom is so Hot.

  2. Nancy • April 8, 2008 @ 11:11 AM

    And supposedly stinky!!

  3. Anonymous • April 8, 2008 @ 11:52 AM

    YES! cant wait i always thought the prince of persia was a hot vg character. he is going to have to beef up a bit for the role which is just going to make him even hotter!

  4. Awsomenosity • April 8, 2008 @ 12:42 PM

    Finally, i was hoping they would make prince of persia or assassins creed a game.

  5. Awsomenosity • April 8, 2008 @ 12:43 PM

    a movie*

  6. Sniper • April 8, 2008 @ 2:10 PM

    Hmm, interesting. They better have a damn good stunt coordinator.

  7. sk8tergirl • April 8, 2008 @ 2:39 PM

    I can’t wait for this movie!!! It’s also based on a game!!!

  8. Monkey • April 8, 2008 @ 7:06 PM

    He doesn’t look Persian.. how is he supposed to play the lead role?

  9. Anonymous • April 8, 2008 @ 8:47 PM

    Nobody is worth $40M for three movies. Sorry, they are just people and it’s ridiculous that they get paid so much when the average person is making around $30,000 per year and wondering if they’ll be able to keep a roof over their heads.

    Shows how screwed up our priorities have gotten.

  10. Nancy • April 8, 2008 @ 9:17 PM

    I totally agree! Pay them less, lower the price of a theatre ticket and snacks and maybe, just maybe, the theatre might fill up!!

  11. Ali • April 9, 2008 @ 9:43 AM

    He looks Persian to me. Persians are Aryans, they’re not Arabs.

  12. Nancy • April 9, 2008 @ 11:02 AM

    He does not look Persian to me! I thought a Persian was a type of cat….:)

  13. tributegirl • April 10, 2008 @ 10:02 AM

    He is hot, he’d be even hotter if he would shower once in a while!

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