Okay, so it’s got Orlando Bloom playing the lead role and we know he is not a good actor in any sense of the word, but just watch the trailer before you completely dismiss this film already.

The Good Doctor tells the story of a young, anxious doctor by the name of Martin Blake who has spent his life looking for respect. When he meets 18 year old patient Diane who is suffering from a kidney infection Blake gets the much needed self-esteem boost that he has been after as he takes care of her and makes her better. However, as her health keeps improving Blake becomes scared at the thought of losing her so begins to tamper with her treatment, keeping Diane sick and in the hospital with him.

This is a thriller and I think that the story line is a really interesting one and will raise plenty of questions about the seriousness of the actions that the main character takes and may even force people to question if this happens for real. Orlando Bloom, what is there to say? A storyline this good deserves an actor just as good. Unfortunately in this case it doesn’t have one and so Bloom has had to step in but in the trailer he looks as though he does an average job, and anything has to be better than The Calcium Kid.

With a supporting cast including Riley Keough (The Runaways), Wade Williams (Prison Break) and J.K. Simmons (Spider-Man) The Good Doctor could turn out to be a surprisingly decent film upon its release. I think the trailer does well to inject a sense of excitement and suspense into the audience and it really does well to portray the themes and topics that the film will put across as it deals with such sensitive and quite frightening issues.

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