Game character Dastan from the video game Prince of Persia will have his own movie. Director Mike Newell is indeed working on a movie adapation starring Jake Gyllenhaal in the lead role.
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Prince of Persia was originally inspired by One Thousand and One Nights, the famous collection of Arabian tales.
Update 1: like ‘some guy’ said, the movie has been advanced from 2011 to 2010, actually the new official release date for the Prince of Persia movie is May 28, 2010.
Update 2: here’s the movie trailer of Prince of Persia:
PRINCE OF PERSIA