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From the Set of 'Prince of Persia': The Set of 'Prince of Persia'


Thanks to Greg for sending me these shots from the Prince of Persia set. It's so fitting that Jake Gyllenhaal will be making his transition to disrespected, bewigged action star in the same type of desert setting all-too-familiar to Brendan Fraser. When Jake gives his third delivery of the line, "I am the Prince of Persia!" and starts realizing his career is slipping through his fingers like grains of sand, it will be so much more poignant with the visual reference.

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