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In the FOXlight: Orlando Bloom of Broadway's 'Romeo and Juliet'

The accomplished actor discusses his latest turn on Broadway in "Romeo and Juliet," and then shares his secrets for a perfect romantic evening.


You've seen him in huge blockbuster films like "Troy," "Pirates of the Caribbean" and "The Lord of the Rings," but now Orlando Bloom has brought his talents to Broadway in Shakespeare's "Romeo and Juliet."

FOX's own Michael Tammero had the chance to talk with Bloom to get the scoop on the Hollywood actor's latest gig.

"It's great. I feel like I've picked up a thread and I'm back doing something that I was always meant to be doing," said Bloom of his theatrical turn, despite this being his first Shakespearean role outside of his early drama studies. In fact, when Bloom explained his Broadway plans to his mother, she remarked on how ambitious they seemed. "My mom was like, 'So you've decided to climb Everest on your first trip up a mountain, have you?'" joked Bloom.

Tammero also grilled Bloom on his secrets for a romantic date night, but the "Kingdom of Heaven" actor kept his cards close to his chest — at least initially. "I do my best," said Bloom, before eventually admitting that he tends to rely on poetry, good food and wine to set the mood.

"And being in the moment, I think is the key to an enjoyable time with anybody in any situation in life," he added.

Watch more of Bloom's interview in the video above.