There were a lot of people there because I guess they knew about the movie and were all expecting me. I see myself as an actor and a kid trying to make his way. There was this beautiful yellow bridge over an amazing river. "] JB: Does it bug you that people refer to you as a sex symbol or a teen idol? I mean, I don't see myself as either of those things.[At 16, Orli moved to London to join the National Youth Theatre.] JH: Did you have any teenage insecurities? I was street-smart -- I was always bright, but I found it harder in the classroom. Right now I find myself working all over the world, so I haven't had the chance. There's no way I'm getting engaged in the near future. A., and the solution would be not to live here, but my friends and family are here. I don't know why there isn't a law saying you can't follow people around like that.

JH: What's the sweetest thing you've done for a girl? Leaving notes and flowers and funny little things [for her] to find. The streets were lined with fans, and Orlando demanded that the car stop, and he got out to sign autographs!

" [Elizabethtown director Cameron Crowe recalls: "We were driving to the premiere in Venice and we were late.

When there's a bunch of people who are like, "We love you," it's like, "Cool, because I do it for you!

I actually did better in my exams in photography and sculpture than I did in theater studies. The screaming-fan thing happens at events, like a premiere.

The Secret Lives of Orlando and Kirsten, Teen People (US), November 2005 scans by Nikki and orlizgurl4ever TEEN PEOPLE EXCLUSIVE! You know when you dance and suddenly feel so liberated, like you're releasing all these shackles that have been holding you? It was highly embarrassing because there were paparazzi and people there. I loved this [TV] show [about a stuntman-bounty hunter]. There will always be another new, young guy who's a hot actor." All the girls who really love what I'm doing now will hopefully grow up and love what I'm doing later. You know when you walk out of the house and you leave something behind and you have to go back and get it? I make sure to allow 10 minutes to leave because I know I'll be in and out. But I kind of liked it because it was outdoors and the English countryside is so beautiful. I'm quite physical, so I love to swim and get out in the mountains and in nature. I did like going out when I was younger and before I was in the public eye. Playing an American everyday guy in was a first for me. I really got a sense of America playing that character. Kirstin Dunst Interview SN: What's Orlando really like? He's sweet and down-to-earth, and he's such a dork, which I love.

Orlando Bloom, 28, and Kirsten Dunst, 23 -- costars in the romantic movie (October 14) -- dish on each other, love at first sight and more to TRENDSPOTTERS Jillian Ann Baker, Jillian Henry and Synmia Nicholas Orlando Interview JH: Tell us about your new movie, Elizabethtown. He's lost everything and is really down about it until this girl, [Claire, played by] Kirsten Dunst, comes into his life and turns it all around. She's a supertalented actress first of all, but she's just a really lovely girl, down to her core. Claire is a really beautiful character -- she's like light. I couldn't be a stuntman as a kid, but I could join drama classes. You guys have dating here -- which I never really knew about -- which is where [a person] can date different people and you just have a casual [thing]. I love to take photographs and spend time with friends and family. We filmed in Kentucky, which I was told is the heartland of America. He's very spiritual and very Buddhist in the way that he approaches things. [Claire] is very positive and into helping people to a fault. I just saw and I'm thinking of that speech where Rachel Mc Adams says, "Someone once told me that true love is the soul's recognition of its counterpart in another." I'm a big fan of Rachel's. She is so talented and she seems like the coolest, nicest person. Josh Hartnett, because I had a crush on him during .

She introduces him to a way of life that he never really appreciated. Drew is in the shade for a little bit; she's the light drawing him out. So when I realized if I were an actor I could be any character I wanted, I was more excited by that than by throwing myself off things. Some people are just brain boxes, but then in everyday [situations] they're clueless. I would love to get a house in America someday, but I'm not sure when. She comes into Drew's life and takes over for him and doesn't let up. It was nerve-racking because [the director] made me surprise him [for the scene] where I jump on him and start making out with him. SN: Are you in a rush to get engaged (to boyfriend Jake Gyllenhaal, 24)? I'm 23 years old, but they print in magazines that I'm getting engaged.

I had to do this scene where I had to dance -- it's a moment where Drew lets go. Edmund's School in Canterbury, England.] I never really told anyone this, but my mom reminded me I wanted to be a stuntman. A friend of mine told me -- because it did freak me out to begin with -- "Get over it, lad. Men shoot clay disks, and I would pull this thing back, put the disks in and then [aim it] so that when they shoot it goes up. I have good friends I like to spend time with rather than be out and about. I've had so many great opportunities in America, but I still feel like a British boy at heart.

From 16 to 18, I studied photography, sculpture and theater.

It's hard because people put much more attention on you, but it's easier because [another actor] understands your lifestyle. You can't be a very thoughtful person when people are being killed in Iraq for oil and you're driving a Hummer.

He'll understand why you have to kiss another guy on-screen and stuff. SN: As you've gotten older, you've become more vocal about politics.