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Filmography • Prince Of Persia: The Sands Of Time
  • Cast Highlights:
  • Jake Gyllenhaal
  • Ben Kingsley
  • Alfred Molina
  • Toby Kebbell
  • Character: Princess Tamina
    Production Status: On DVD & Blu-ray
    Release Date: May 28, 2010
    Director: Mike Newell
    Writers: Jordan Mechner (creator), Jeffrey Nachma-noff (screenplay)
    Genre: Action / Adventure / Fantasy / Romance
    MPAA Rating: n/a

    Plot Outline:
    Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time is Walt Disney Pictures and Jerry Bruckheimer Films’ adaptation of Ubisoft’s popular video game. In this fantasy adventure, Gyllenhaal plays Dastan, a young prince in sixth century Persia who must join forces with Tamina (Arterton), a feisty and exotic princess, to prevent a villainous nobleman from possessing the Sands of Time, a gift from the gods that can reverse time and allow its possessor to rule the world.

    Gemma’s Role:
    Gemma Arterton plays Tamina (presumably based on the character Farah from the Sands of Time game).

    “My character is called Tamina and she’s the princess of Alamut, a country that’s close to Persia. She’s kidnapped and… So, I won’t be lacking adventure.”

    “Yeah, so I play Tamina, who’s the princess of Alamut, which is a city that the Persians invade. I’m kind of kidnapped so I hate the Persians, although my character doesn’t really feel hate. She’s very spiritual so she just dislikes them (laughs) and they have this real kind of love-hate kind of relationship. It’s very full of banter and I like to compare it to Beatrice and Benedict in Much Ado about Nothing. Obviously, they fancy each other but they don’t show it. They find out all this stuff about the bad things that are happening in Persia, and so they kind of join forces and learn from each other and the film kind of like a journey. It follows them a lot, mainly Dastan, but she’s kind of like his right-hand girl and they have their own journeys which is to find themselves in a new light through each other’s upbringings. So there’s a lot of wit and banter, there’s also a romance there, there’s a lot of comedy but also a real seriousness as well, which is a really great thing about this film. It’s not just an action-adventure, it’s not just a romance, it’s not just this or that. There’s loads of drama, and it takes you in loads of different directions all the time. You think it’s gonna be like this and then it completely changes and becomes really dark or really light. So the relationship between Dastan and Tamina has got all of that.”

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    Cast and Crew Quotes:
    • “There’s a wonderful innocence and enthusiasm to Gemma but she’s also so gorgeous and charismatic and smart. She’s going to be fine.”
    – Jake Gyllenhaal (Prince Of Persia: The Sands Of Time co-star)

    • “She’s very funny. And she makes herself laugh, too. She’s always trying to liven things up with a joke or a sexual innuendo. And hey, nothing wrong with that.”
    – Jake Gyllenhaal (Prince Of Persia: The Sands Of Time co-star)