Orlando in Argentina and Antarctica
Orlando was recently spotted in Argentina, and according to this blog
which has a photo, he is on his way to an expedition of Antarctica with his cousin, to view the effects of global warming.
Orlando is a spokesman for the non-profit organization Global Cool
New POTC 3 Photos
Aquilah on Orlando Love has posted new photos of Orlando and Johnny from POTC 3. Iesb.net also has some new photos, although none with Orlando (unless you count his back).
Orlando Submits Recipe for Cook Book
Orlando has submitted one of his favorite Caribbean recipes for the book
'Caribbean Cooking for a Cause' by Morgan Freeman and friends, with profits
to the Grenada Relief Fund. You can see his recipe and read why he choose it here.
Casualty Video Clip
There is a clip of one of Orlando's first acting roles, in the UK show Casualty, on the BBC website. It is only available to people in the UK,
however clickorlando.org has screencaps and links to download the clip.
POTC 3 Online Game
From wral.com: Fans of the Pirates of the Caribbean films have more than just a third film,
At World's End, to be excited about. Around the time of the film's May 25
launch, Pirates of the Caribbean Online will go live. And it's free to
download and play. Disney Online is offering this massively multiplayer game to
all of its fans with no charge—you won’t even have to buy a boxed copy. In fact,
there will be no retail boxed copy of the game. It's available by download only
The February 2 issue of Entertainment Weekly has a small article where Bill Nighy talks about his favorite scene in POTC 2.
POTC 3 Hawaii Filming Info
From molokaitimes.com: When Pirates of the Caribbean
III: At Worlds End is released in theatres this upcoming May, Molokai residents
will recognize some familiar shores. Filming is currently taking place at
Pohauku Mauliuli Beach (Make Horse), with its towering cliff as a backdrop.
The cast- including Orlando Bloom and Keira Knightly - are staying at
Paniolo Hale. A lighting technician described the filming taking place as a "big
love scene" between their characters- Will Turner and Elizabeth Swann.
Although crew members spent several days on the beach constructing the
set, the major Hollywood celebrities flew in the morning of Tuesday, January 9. As the sun set on Tuesday January 9, a group of about fifty individuals gathered
at the 10th hole of the Kaluakoi Golf Course. To their delight, Orlando Bloom
crossed the course while driving a golf cart, clad in a maroon pirate shirt and
a green cap. "It was so romantic- he blew me a kiss!" said Kelly Forsberg after
Bloom passed by.
Photos in People
From Brittney: There are two pictures of Orlando at Hawaii in January's People
Magazine. One is Orlando in his swim trunks with a towel wrapped around him. The other is a picture of him
POTC 2 has been nominated for the following Academy Awards and BAFTAs.
Academy Awards: Achievement in art direction, Achievement in sound editing, Achievement in sound mixing, and Achievement in visual effects.
BAFTAs: Production design, Costume design, Sound, Achievement in special visual effects, and Make up and hair.
AOL Big in '07
Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End is number 2 on AOL's
"Big in '07: 20 Movies We're Psyched to see" list.
Thanks to Erika for the link.
OB Fan Birthdays
Happy Birthday to Molly (16) from Sarah and her mom, Caroline (16), Jillian (16), Julz (16) from Kelly, Stephanie (18), Kayla (29), Parnell (20) from her sister Pam.