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Orlando Bloom crashes a Formula E car in Morocco

He's battled the Orcs of Mordor and swung swords with pirates on the high seas.


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(CNN)He's battled the Orcs of Mordor and swung swords with pirates on the high seas.

But Hollywood actor Orlando Bloom struggled to get to grips with a Formula E car during a recent trip to Morocco.

The Lord of the Rings and Pirates of the Caribbean star was at the Marrakech ePrix with fellow A-lister Leonardo DiCaprio to celebrate his 41st birthday.

    Orlando Bloom receives some instructions between taking to the track.

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    After a promising start, Bloom lost control of the car and collided with the track wall -- losing his car's nose cone in the process. You can see the full video above.

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    Bloom was given the chance to take to the track in Marrakech.

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    The Formula E season continues with a race in Santiago, Chile this weekend.

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