Orlando Bloom as soon as revealed to E! that enjoying an elf created a accountability of kinds to noticeably take into account how stated fantasy creature would transfer or act. «I considered him when it comes to his physicality and the way he would transfer,» he defined. «And the way he would stand, and the way he could be poised.» It additionally meant he needed to anticipate how somebody with superhuman power, reflexes, and senses like eyesight may carry themselves. Bloom continued:
You recognize, I used to be desirous about him when it comes to an animal and I assumed, properly, he is sort of cat-like. You understand how a cat will soar up onto a desk and simply cease, you recognize? I imply, that is like Legolas. He is sort of – all of his muscular tissues are completely in steadiness and he is centered, you recognize, he has that sort of zen form of samurai model to him.»
Like many of the solid, Bloom all the time seems just a little unrecognizable when he is totally in character. It nonetheless seems to be like him — if he too had luscious yellow locks and pointy ears. However the best way he strikes his physique, his mannerisms, the best way he speaks, and gracefully dispatches enemies, all of it appears to say that is one other individual completely.
It is also what makes Legolas’ moments in battle so mesmerizing. Like when he is browsing down some stairs at Helm’s Deep atop a Uruk-hai protect slinging arrows or taking down a Mûmakil all by his lonesome at Pelennor Fields. When Legolas joins the fray you recognize he will be each lethal exact and exceptionally calm, a picture that Bloom nurtures all through the trilogy. However even the actors who solely made it into one movie had been simply as dedicated to utilizing their combat scenes as a chance to actually say one thing about their character.