The Prince of Persia movie, which was great by virtue of not sucking, could have been a little better had the production team stuck to the original script handed in by the game's original creator, Jordan Mechner.
The pressure was enormous. Legions of fans worried. Prince of Persia, the movie, was more than a summer blockbuster. "Maybe I'm being melodramatic," says movie scribe Doug Miro. Then again, maybe he's not. This was a Hollywood video game adaptation.
Sideshow has gone mad for Prince of Persia, revealing a statue based on the movie that's not $100. Not $200. It's $300 worth of plastic Chesty Jake.
You gotta give Prince of Persia star Jake Gyllenhaal credit. That's some great hair. So great that perhaps it, not Jake, could star in a biography film about Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain.
Chest this, chest that. Prince of Persia star Jake Gyllenhaal is more than a chest. He is also wonderful hair. And good hygiene.
We're not talking popularity here, but size, physical size — er, scope. Distance! Get your mind out of the gutter.