Hobbit star Orland Bloom spotted in Queenstown

Orlando Bloom.
Orlando Bloom.
One of the stars of Sir Peter Jackson's The Hobbit was spotted in Queenstown yesterday.

The Otago Daily Times understands Orlando Bloom lunched at Amisfield, near Arrowtown, before being spotted at Reading Cinemas in Queenstown.

Bloom is reprising his role as Legolas, an elf, in the two-part prequel to The Lord of the Rings. Filming will be done in several places in Otago, including the Wakatipu.