Elven charmer took the time to chat to EW about life, the Hobbitverse and everything. He enthused about his dedicated fans, calling you guys 'hands down, the best fans in the world', adding 'I love my job!'
Bloom also noted a darker side to everything Lord of the Rings, saying that it was the 'soulful' side of the mythology, and its dealing with death that really stuck with people.
He also got tongues wagging by talking about The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug trailer, in particular, the possibility of romance in the new movie. Elf-style relationship musings start around 22:00.
What do you think about Orlando's take on The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug? He's obviously deeply invested in the franchise, which makes a nice change from movie stars acting jaded or robotically 'interested' in their projects. Let us know your theories about The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug below.