Prince of Persia: The sands of time
feature films: Game turning into blockbuster, Tuesday 02 March
Defy the Future
Game turning into film, the 2008 released game Prince of Persia: The sands of time is adapted into a Jerry Bruckheimer/Disney epic, featuring Jake Gyllenhaal, Gemma Arterton (the redhead agent in James Bond Quantum of Solace) and Ben Kingsley. Due in cinemas in May. Directed by Mike Newell (Indiana Jones 2007, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire 2005, and many more). More about the original game at http://prince-of-persia.uk.ubi.com/
The original game plot, set in a land rooted in ancient Persian mythology, the Prince finds himself caught in an epic battle between the primal forces of light and darkness: the God of Light, Ormazd versus his brother Ahriman, the destructive God of Darkness. The Prince arrives just in time to witness the destruction of the legendary Tree of Life an act which threatens to plunge the entire world into eternal darkness, has been transformed but also kept unharmed.