Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time
Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time is a live-action adaptation based on the 2003 video game of the same name developed by Ubisoft Montreal. It was released on May 28th, 2010 and produced by Jerry Bruckheimer for Walt Disney Pictures. The story was written by Jordan Mechner and re-written into a screenplay by Boaz Yakin, Doug Miro, and Carlo Bernard. The Sands of Time was directed by Mike Newell (Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire). Dastan (Jake Gyllenhaal) is a street rat turned prince in sixth century Persia who must join forces with Tamina (Gemma Arterton), one of the guardians of the Sandglass of Time, to prevent his uncle Nizam (Ben Kingsley) from possessing the powers of the Sands of Time. The Sands of Time are a "gift" from the Gods that give its wielder the power to reverse time and rule the world.