Jordan Mechner must be happy: he has been given the opportunity to adapt the famous franchise he contributed to create, Prince of Persia, to the cinema.
Actually the film, titled Prince of Persia The Sands of Time, is an adaptation of the 2003 video game of the same name.
The movie is directed by Mike Newell and is starring Jake Gyllenhaal in the lead role. It is scheduled to be released in May 2010.
"Dastan (Jake Gyllenhaal) is a 6th century prince of Persia who teams up with Princess Tamina (Gemma Arterton) to rescue the Sands of Time, a gift from the gods that controls time, from the hands of the villainous nobleman, Nizam (Ben Kingsley)." (Source: Wikipedia)
Let's have A look to the game trailer of Prince of Persia The Sands of Time:
I hope the movie Prince of Persia The Sands of Time will be at least as entertaining as the game!