Jake Gyllenhaal starring in vidgame adaptation
Ben Kingsley will play the villain in Disney and Jerry Bruckheimer’s bigscreen adapatation of the Ubisoft vidgame “Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time.”
In the fantasy actioner, Kingsley portrays Nizam, who plots to kill his brother King Shahrman and blame it on Prince Dastan so he can take the throne.
Jake Gyllenhaal plays the prince, while Gemma Arterton and Alfred Molina round out the leads.
Pic starts lensing in July in Morocco and England with Mike Newell at the helm. Film will bow next year.
Currently in “War, Inc.,” Kingsley will next be seen in the pics “The Love Guru,” “50 Dead Men,” “The Wackness,” “Elegy” and “Transsiberian.” He is currently filming Martin Scorsese’s drama “Shutter Island,” with Leonardo DiCaprio.