'Back to blond': Orlando Bloom debuts lighter locks in photo posted to his newly public Instagram account

He captured the hearts of females with his long, flowing blond hair as Legolas in the Lord of the Rings franchise, which ran between 2001 until 2014.

And two years since his latest stint in the role, Orlando Bloom has returned to his lighter locks.

On Friday, the 39-year-old actor took to his newly public Instagram account to share the news and show of fhis new look.

'back to blond': Orlando Bloom, 39, has returned to a lighter shade. The actor took to Instagram to share his good news

'back to blond': Orlando Bloom, 39, has returned to a lighter shade. The actor took to Instagram to share his good news

'Back to blond...rolling to set...,' wrote the handsome star. 

In the snap, Orlando is seen on board a pink motor bike of sorts, staring into the distance. 

The father-of-one is sharply dressed in a navy blue suit with a white dress shirt underneath.  

Hair debut: He captured the hearts of females with his long, flowing blond hair as Legolas in the Lord of the Rings franchise, which ran between 2001 until 2014

Hair debut: He captured the hearts of females with his long, flowing blond hair as Legolas in the Lord of the Rings franchise, which ran between 2001 until 2014

Dark look: The actor is pictured with brown hair in an Instagram shot shared last week

Dark look: The actor is pictured with brown hair in an Instagram shot shared last week

Orlando's new look appears to be for his character in Smart Chase: Fire & Earth.

In the action flick, the handsome star will play a security agent who's job is to transport an antique out of China, but who's eventually ambushed during the process.

The actor has been spending time in Shanghai, China for the movie. 

 Tourist: Orlando has uploaded snaps of his time in the Asian country to Instagram

 Tourist: Orlando has uploaded snaps of his time in the Asian country to Instagram

Orlando has uploaded snaps of his time in the Asian country to Instagram, which were then only visible to his nearest and dearest. 

On Thursday, the UK-born star made his account public. 

'I caved...,' he wrote.  

'I caved...': On Thursday, the UK-born star made his Instagram account public

'I caved...': On Thursday, the UK-born star made his Instagram account public

  

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