Jake Gyllenhaal has been confirmed as the lead role in the film version of Prince of Persia. Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time is being produced by Walt Disney Pictures and Jerry Bruckheimer Films with Mike Newell directing.
The female lead will be played by relative newcomer Gemma Arterton (Quantuum of Solace, RockNRolla).Production is set to start in July.
In the film:
"Gyllenhaal will play Dastan, a young prince in sixth century Persia who must join forces with Tamina (Arterton), a feisty and exotic princess, to prevent a villainous nobleman from possessing the Sands of Time, a gift from the gods that can reverse time and allow its possessor to rule the world."
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