Nothing against Russell Crowe but it would have been awesome if Jim Caviezel had been cast as Jor-El in the upcoming Superman movie. Then he would've been his dad in 2 movies! (though I think they took liberties in that part of Count of Monte Cristo.
Orlando Bloom is an English actor. He had his break-through roles in 2001 as the elf-prince Legolas in The Lord of the Rings and in 2003 as blacksmith Will Turner in the Pirates of the Caribbean film series.