Tag Archives: Prince of Persia

Sony set to distribute “Assassin’s Creed” film adaptation

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: The “Assassin’s Creed” video game franchise has expanded on a vast and elaborate world where hooded killers stalk enemies through 15th and 16th century Italy. The graphics are impressive, but most playing the various “Creed” games are content to get lost in the immersive environments created[...]

“Prince of Persia” will ascend to the Blu-ray/DVD throne come September

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Disney’s live-action update of the “Prince of Persia” video game franchise didn’t exactly set the world on fire during its early summer run. Led by Jake Gyllenhaal and directed by Mike Newell, “Persia” pulled in $89.7 million domestically and an additional $237 million overseas. The studio[...]

Six Weak Films In Search of An Audience

By Roger Friedman hollywoodnews.com: Chemistry is everything in the movies, and everything at the box office. The current low ebb of films and audiences is just a bad mix. Currently a half dozen films are just mediocre enough to cause not a scintilla of a spark anywhere on this hot,[...]

Sarah Jessica Parker wants third “Sex” flick, while Miley Cyrus eyes “Sex” prequel

Hollywoodnews.com: Studios aren’t usually in a rush to make sequels to films that have disappointed at the box office. But I wouldn’t count out a third “Sex and the City” movie, particularly if the four leading ladies are willing to venture down that path again. Speaking at the Tokyo premiere[...]

“Sex and the City 2” ends Memorial Day weekend with $51.3 million

By Greg Hernandez HollywoodNews.com: Did the brutal, over-the-top negative reviews slow the box office returns for Sex and the City 2? The second feature film in the franchise finished third over the Memorial Day weekend behind first place Shrek Forever After and Prince of Persia: Sands of Time. With $51.4[...]

‘Prince of Persia’ brings in another $61M overseas

HollywoodNews.com: There’s already talks for a sequel to “Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time” film starring Jake Gyllenhaal and the recent activity at the overseas box office could help this idea. The film opened this weekend and on Friday alone brought in $10.2 million. Reports from the holiday weekend[...]

“Sex and the City 2” gets into a rhythmic ride at the B.O.

Hollywoodnews.com: “Sex and the City 2” is off to a great start at the Memorial Day box office, earning $3 million from 2,000 locales that played the film at midnight. That number is 20% higher than the first installment’s midnight shows. Studio estimates see “Sex” climaxing at $80 million over[...]

Jake Gyllenhaal, Gemma Arterton talk “Prince of Persia” sequel

Hollywoodnews.com: There’s always a chance of a sequel with a Jerry Bruckheimer production and in the case of this weekend’s opening film “Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time,” consider Jake Gyllenhaal and femme co-star Gemma Arterton already signed up. “I loved being a part of the movie. It is[...]

Jake Gyllenhaal surprises fans at early “Prince of Persia” screening

Hollywoodnews.com: Sometimes that guy sitting in the front row of the movie theater who looks exactly like Jake Gyllenhaal actually is Jake Gyllenhaal! The Oscar nominee attended an advanced screening of his upcoming blockbuster “Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time” at an AMC Theater in Century City, Calif., according[...]

Jake Gyllenhaal’s “Prince of Persia” to have world premiere in London

Jake Gyllenhaal’s latest movie “Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time” will have its world premiere this Sunday, May 9, at the Westfield London. They will turn the atrium into a Persian city and there will be stunts by 3RUN who are the leading Freerunning athletes. Stars Gyllenhaal, Gemma Arterton,[...]