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Orlando Bloom regrets making this film

Natasha Kumar By Natasha Kumar May17,2024

After the release of Lord of the Rings at the beginning of the 2000s, Orlando Bloom briefly became the actor who made every teenage girl dream. This role of « poster boy » has always hurt made the actor comfortable, but allowed him at the start of his career to obtain roles as a young, naive leading lady. in gigantic adventures that surpass him. But they didn't all leave him alone. an unforgettable memory as he recently admitted.

Orlando Bloom regrets having made this film

One more war for Orlando Bloom

The dé career goal of Orlando Bloom has a few cult filmsor at least which have left their mark on the world. lastingly the public. Thus, the sagas of Lord of the Rings and Hobbit by Peter Jackson,Pirates of the Caribbean or even Black Hawk Down and Kingdom of Heaven by Ridley Scott still remain very popular films. However, among his early career films, one of them visibly remains a very bad memory for Orlando Bloom.

Orlando Bloom regrets making this film

Just 20 years ago, in 2004,Troy (Troy in original language) was presented out of competition at the Cannes Film Festival. This gigantic peplum made by by Wolfgang Petersen proposed a new version of the mythical Trojan War.The idea was to seek to made this conflict a little more realistic by removing the mythological elements while using the latest digital technologies to render a result that was intended to be visually spectacular.

Orlando Bloom regrets making this film

As strange as it may seem today,the film wanted despite its subject following in the footsteps of Lord of the Ringsand its gigantic battles with a thousand computer-generated extras. The project had a huge budgetand brought together a gigantic luxury cast with, among others, Eric Bana, Brad Pitt,the legendary Peter O'Toole in his last role and two actors from Lord of the Rings, Sean Bean (Boromir)and obviously Orlando Bloom. Except that here it is, beyond that. of the gigantism of the project, the experience remains bitter to the taste of the latter.

Orlando Bloom regrets making this film

Orlando Bloom refuses to remember Troy

During an interview for Variety's Know Their Lines video series, Orlando Bloom did not hesitate; à showed his interest in this filmwhose Director’s Cut version has since become cult. He thus admitted that he had largely erased this film of his mind:

Oh my god, Troy. Wow. I think I just deleted it. this film of my brain. So many people love this movie, but for me, playing this character was just like [makes throat slitting gesture]. Do I have the right to say all that? I didn't want to make this film.I didn't want to play this character.

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<p><strong>He continued:</strong></p>
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<p>The movie was great. It was Brad [Pitt]. It was Eric [Bana] and Peter O'Toole. But how am I going to play this character? <strong>It was completely against everything I felt deep down.</strong>À At one point, Peris is said to crawl on the ground after being killed. beaten by someone and holds his brother's leg. I was like, 'I'm not going to be able to do that.' One of my agents at The time said, 'But it's this moment that will make the film!' And I completely fell for it. in this trap. I think that's why I deleted it. ça from my mind.</p>
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<p>For the record, <strong>Bloom is not the only one with this problem. not having very good memories of this project.</strong>Diane Kruger, who played Helen of Sparta, has on her side told that from the auditions she felt bad about herself. at ease, observed “like a piece of meat” by the team. <strong>As for Brad Pitt, who played the famous hero Achilles, he frankly revealed having played in <em>Troy</em> by obligation.</strong></p>
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I had to make Troy because – I think now I can say it –I left another film and I had to do something else for the studios. So I did Troy.It wasn't unpleasant, but I realized that the way the story is told is not the way I wanted. I made mistakes in this film.

ÉObviously, all of this concerns only the actors mentioned here and we will leave you alone to judge the quality of the film. of the film that we invite you to watch all the same. discover in his Director’s Cut. d9246628239.jpgimagejpeg19201080pixelsresize85.webp” type= “image/webp”>Orlando Bloom regrets making this film

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Natasha Kumar

By Natasha Kumar

Natasha Kumar has been a reporter on the news desk since 2018. Before that she wrote about young adolescence and family dynamics for Styles and was the legal affairs correspondent for the Metro desk. Before joining The Times Hub, Natasha Kumar worked as a staff writer at the Village Voice and a freelancer for Newsday, The Wall Street Journal, GQ and Mirabella. To get in touch, contact me through my natasha@thetimeshub.in 1-800-268-7116

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