28 May '11, 3pm

Orlando Bloom to reprise role as Legolas in The Hobbit

Orlando Bloom to reprise role as Legolas in The Hobbit

With the addition of Bloom, The Lord Of The Rings reunion is almost complete. The actor is the latest to reprise his The Lord Of The Rings role, following Cate Blanchett, Sir Ian McKellen, Andy Serkis, Elijah Wood, Hugo Weaving and Ian Holm. -- PHOTO: AP ANOTHER Fellowship Of The Ring member has joined The Hobbit. Reports first linked Orlando Bloom to the project back in December. Now director Peter Jackson, who made The Lord Of The Rings trilogy, finally confirmed via his official Facebook page that the 34-year-old father is reprising his role as the pointy-eared, arrow-shooting elf in The Hobbit. He wrote, 'Ten years ago, Orlando Bloom created an iconic character with his portrayal of Legolas. I'm excited to announce today that we'll be revisiting Middle Earth with him once more. I'm thrilled to be working with Orlando again. Funny thing is, I look older-and he doesn't! ...

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