Prime Video: Besieged, The Lord of the Rings, Carnival Row… 5 films and series with Orlando Bloom to (re) discover – Actus Ciné

Uploaded this week to Prime Video, the war film Besieged stars Orlando Bloom as an American soldier. The opportunity to take an interest in other programs with the British actor to see again on the platform.

AMERICAN SOLDIER FACING THE TALIBANS

At the start of the year, Orlando Bloom is showing in the war film Besieged, available for the first time in streaming in France on the Prime Video platform. It traces a landmark episode in the war in Afghanistan: the Battle of Kamdesh. On October 3, 2009, some fifty American soldiers, installed in an outpost surrounded by three mountains, had to face a coordinated attack launched by 300 Taliban.

In this feature film based on the book The Outpost: An Untold Story of American Valor of journalist Jake Tapper, actor Orlando Bloom plays Captain Benjamin D. Keating, a real American soldier deployed in Afghanistan in 2006. We find alongside him Scott Eastwood (Pacific Rim Uprising) and Caleb Landry Jones, who made an impression at the last Cannes Film Festival with her award-winning interpretation in the film Nitram.

Discover now the events of the Battle of Kamdesh, told from the perspective of the US military, in this Amazon Exclusive film from director Rod Lurie (The Price of Silence, The Last Castle).

INTREPID ELF IN MIDDLE EARTH

In Peter Jackson’s The Lord of the Rings trilogy, Orlando Bloom plays the unforgettable elf Legolas, one of nine members of the famous community responsible for protecting Frodo in his mission to lead the One Ring to Mount Doom. to destroy it.

It is thanks to this role of the indefatigable elven fighter, mastering archery to perfection, in friendly rivalry with the dwarf Gimli, and to the replicas for some that have become cult (“Do I have to describe everything to you? Where can you find a step? ”), that he acquired international notoriety, like his costars.

Following his participation in this unmissable saga of the 7th art, the British actor takes over the role of Legolas in 2013 and 2014 in the last two parts of the The Hobbit trilogy. Find him now as the famous elf with long blonde hair in The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring, The Two Towers and The Return of the King, all three available on Prime Video.

DETECTIVE IN A FANTASTIC UNIVERSE

Launched in August 2019 on Prime Video, the series Carnival Row features the tandem Orlando Bloom and Cara Delevingne in a fantastic universe in the Victorian era, where mythological creatures and human beings coexist. He is a detective and investigates a series of mysterious murders, she is a fairy refugee in this world where intolerance continues to worsen every day a little more.

If Carnival Row was originally intended to be a film produced by Guillermo del Toro, the project will eventually become a series, a format that allows for a more in-depth exploration of this rich steampunk universe born from the imagination of Travis Beacham.

Disrupted by the health crisis, the shooting of the second season ended in September 2021 as announced on the official Twitter account of the series. The spectators will thus soon be able to find Orlando Bloom in the role of the enigmatic Rycroft Philostrate.

Find all these programs with Orlando Bloom on Prime Video.

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