Alfred Molina will join Jake Gyllenhaal, Gemma Arterton and Ben Kingsley in Disney’s “Prince of Persia,” the Mike Newell-directed adaptation of the Ubisoft fantasy actioner. Jerry Bruckheimer is producing.
Molina will play Sheik Amar, who becomes a mentor to the prince.
Shooting is slated to begin in July in the U.K. and Morocco.
Molina is starring in “Courtroom K,” a Fox pilot written by Paul Attanasio and directed by Joe and Anthony Russo. He also completed Overture’s “Humboldt Park” and stars in “An Education.”