Gyllenhaal: PoP film isn’t “like your normal video game adaptation”

By Stephany Nunneley, Wednesday, 11 November 2009 22:37 GMT


Looks like the Prince of Persia flick won’t be your typical videogame adaption, according to the Prince himself, Jake Gyllenhaal.

Which is why the actor wanted to be in it to begin with.

“It wasn’t like your normal video game adaptation,” he told Moviefone. “It was this massive epic that they had in the works; this real classic story that was emotional and real and filled with just ridiculous turns and twists.

“And that’s what makes it intriguing to me.”

Good for you Jake.

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