I feel so grateful to have been a part of [big blockbusters] – the characters I’ve had the opportunity to play are unique, and they’re very different from each other. Ronan and the Elven King are too extraordinary to worry about them getting lost.
“With TV, you have so
much to get done during the day that you don’t really have a lot of time
to feel your way through it. I know before I walk on the set exactly
what I’m going to do. With film you can kind of find your way in it a
little more, play with it some.“
We’re actors, we depend on being cast. It’s one of the things I love about my job: it’s my job to help a director tell the story, to just be willing to help. What do I need to do for you to make your story more clear?
Even if you’re unhappy, just pretend that you’re happy. Eventually, your smile will be contagious to yourself. I had to learn that, I used to think, I’m being fake, but you know what? Better to be fake and happy than real and miserable.
Orlando Bloom attends the launch of the Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy, an unprecedented collaboration between the country’s leading immunologists and cancer centers on April 13, 2016 in Los Angeles, California.