WEIRDLAND: Jake Gyllenhaal and Gemma Arterton - Behind the scenes of Prince of Persia

Saturday, September 11, 2010

Jake Gyllenhaal and Gemma Arterton - Behind the scenes of Prince of Persia

‘The experts would teach us every day,’ says Gyllenhaal. ‘We worked very closely with David Belle, who invented parkour, but I wanted to do the functional action myself. If I was going to run on walls, I really wanted to do it. I just tried to figure out how to do that and not get hurt.’
Gyllenhaal also worked hard on his English accent, which for some reason the film-makers believed would have been deployed by a prince in 6th-Century Persia.In fact, the British influence is felt keenly throughout the movie. Ben Kingsley plays the evil nobleman Nizam, Alfred Molina plays Dastan’s mentor Sheik Amar, and Bond girl Gemma Arterton plays Dastan’s voluptuous love interest, the high priestess Tamina. Source:

"Gemma Arterton has insisted that all of her friends envied her love scenes with Jake Gyllenhaal.
The actress, who starred alongside Gyllenhaal in Prince Of Persia: The Sands Of Time, also claimed that she was won over by his personality as much as his good looks.
Gemma Arterton in Glamour magazine, October 2010 issueGemma Arterton in GQ magazine, October 2010 photoshoot

According to Bang Showbiz, she said: "They're always asking if I kiss him. And I say, 'Yes, I do, so there!' They're all wildly jealous! The nicest thing about Jake is that he's such a lovely, funny, kind and down-to-earth guy." Source:

Jake Gyllenhaal and Gemma Arterton in "Behind The Scenes Video #4 - Gemma Arterton"Behind The Scenes Video #3 - Avrat Bazaar FightBehind The Scenes Video #2 - Sword Training

PRINCE OF PERSIA: THE SANDS OF TIME is almost out on DVD/BLU-RAY/MOVIE DOWNLOAD… and we here at WAMG are giving you a chance to win a 3-disk combo pack of your very own.
3-Disc Combo Pack Bonus Features:

-An Unseen World: Making Prince of Persia – A look behind the scenes on the set of the film.
-Deleted Scene – The Banquet: Garsiv Presents Heads
-CineExplore: The Sands of Time – Take control of the dagger and use it to unlock secrets behind your favorite scenes! Turn back time and uncover over 40 spellbinding segments – including ―Walking Up Walls,‖ ―Filming in Morocco‖, and ―Ostrich Jockey Tryouts‖ – with this exclusive interactive feature.

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