» Alfred Molina to play Sheik Amar in 'Prince of Persia'
Alfred Molina to play Sheik Amar in 'Prince of Persia'
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Washington (ANI): Actor Alfred Molina has signed on to join Jake Gyllenhaal, Gemma Arterton and Ben Kingsley in Disney's Prince of Persia. Jerry Bruckheimer is producing the Mike Newell-directed adaptation of the Ubisoft fantasy actioner, reports Variety.
Molina will play the role of Sheik Amar, who becomes a mentor to the prince. Shooting is scheduled to begin in July in the U.K. and Morocco. Molina portrayed Doctor Octopus in Spider-Man 2 and has had key roles in Not Without My Daughter, Chocolat, Frida and The Da Vinci Code.