Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time

Last night Jay & I went to the Australian movie premier of Prince of Persia; Sands of Time.

We were the first public audience in the world to see the film!  Afterwards, they had a live satellite link-up to the actors in The Dorchester Hotel in London, 6 hours before they were to attend the World Premier.  Attending the live hook-up were producer Jerry Bruckheimer, director Mike Newell and actors Sir Ben Kingsley, Gemma Arterton and Jake Gyllenhaal.

KerryAnne’s movie guy (can’t remember his name, but he was very funny and very gay) hosted the live interview with questions from audience winners, like;
Q)  “How did you buff up for the role”,
A) from Jake: worked out 4 hours a day,  days a week for 6 months….
Q) “Were there any insect mishaps when filming in Morocco”,
A) Gemma relayed a funny story about a nest of scorpions that travelled home to London with them in her costume underwear…
Q) “Was there extra pressure given the movie is based on a well-loved game”
A) Jake said that there was, and he played the game incessantly with his stunt team so that they could practice the stunts on the video game before trying it IRL

There were other questions, but I was too enamoured to remember!

Gyllenhaal’s answers were really funny, he seems like he doesn’t take himself too seriously. He just moved up in my list of favourite Hollywood people!

Jake and Gemma Arterton (English girl, also in ‘Clash of the Titans’ and ‘Quantum of Solace’) looked totally hot, and if anything, see the film just to see Jake half-shirtless, sweaty and sandy!

Here are some pics

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Mel @thisismelly lives a life of adventure, gets lost in farmer’s markets, regularly indulges in movies, loves to whip up gourmet meals in the kitchen, swears that one day she will learn to speak French properly, adores candles and fresh flowers, married her high school sweetheart, visited 19 countries and counting, fears an apocalyptic rage-virus, regularly spoils her cavoodle Harley, loves walking along the harbour, is decorated with ink, muddles her right & left, seasonally switches between blonde and brunette, has soul-mates, favours painted nails & dangly earrings, always orders the 'plateau de fromages', is obsessed with British or Scandinavian crime fiction, detests creepy-crawlies & people who take too long to order coffee, gives terrible directions, makes up crazy dances for her devilishly handsome husband, believes in good, would always be dressed in Saint Laurent, Gucci & Chloe if she could, adores Tex-Mex & Japanese, loves the smell of rain & evening jasmine, may be addicted to Instagram&Pinterest, is always on the hunt for a really good macchiato, is James Taylor’s biggest fan, gets rowdy with tequila, dreams every night, takes pickles, jalapeños & dried fruit for movie snacks, would hate a world without French champagne, adores Pantone 1765, almost always wishes she was lying on the sand in the sun, is an inconsistent Paleo convert and although she is a hopeless Francophile she will forever be smitten with Sydney.

3 thoughts on “Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time

    1. most definitely…really a perve session! Jake looks hot and Gemma Arterton is ridiculously beautiful! Plus there’s lots of action adventure!

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