May 31, 2004 - Orlando Bloom
was on hand for a screening of 'Troy' when the fire alarms wailed in the
theater. The audience made a mad dash to the doors, but Orlando responded
like a real-life hero and prevented panic. "Everyone, please remain calm
and walk to the nearest exit," Bloom shouted. "Please do not push or shove."
Bloom then escorted several older women out and hearded everyone to safety.
It turned out to be a false alarm, and the actor led everyone back inside
where he told the crowd they had to stay to see his tear-jerking death
May 24, 2004 - The Glasgow
Daily Record reports Kate Bosworth has spoken out against her boyfriend
Orlando Bloom's jealous fans. The gorgeous actress has suffered at the
sharp end from her boyfriend's huge female following since he became a
Hollywood pin-up. But Kate has refused to let the envious girls get to
her. She said: "I've realized as I've got older that people being jealous
of you and nasty because of it aren't worth bothering about."
May 20, 2004 - The $200 million
'Troy' production, based loosely on Homer's "Iliad" and featuring an old-fashioned
cast of thousands and Brad Pitt as the warrior Achilles, took in an estimated
May 20, 2004 - The New York
Post reports that even though 'Troy' brought in $45.6 million last weekend,
Warner Bros. is still worried since it cost $150 million to make, says
the studio ($220 mil, say insiders). One movie maven blames director Wolfgang
Petersen for the spiralling costs. "[Ex-Warner head] Lorenzo diBonaventura
may have been fired, but he was the one warning Warner about Wolfgang's
budget appetite. But they didn't listen."
May 17, 2004 - Brad Pitt
and Orlando Bloom attended the 'Troy' photocall and premiere in Cannes,
France on Thursday (May 13). Check out pictures from FilmMagic (photocall
WireImage, and CelebrityPhoto (photocall
April 4, 2004 - Star magazine
reports Orlando Bloom and his girlfriend Kate Bosworth recently have been
"practically inseparable and are very much in love," according to an executive
working on Bloom's new movie 'Kingdom of Heaven'. Billy Dowd, a casting
director on the film added, "They have a lot of fun, despite the girls
waiting at every turn. Those guys are really in love and they look like
a great couple."
April 4, 2004 - The Enquirer
reports Orlando Bloom admits that it wasn't long ago he couldn't get any
attention from the ladies after a skiing accident left him immobile and
turned him into a fattie. "I was a porker," he admitted. "I'd eat lots
of biscuits and chocolate bars."
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