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Interview: Prince Of Persia's Mechner On Working With Bruckheimer, Future Plans

In the 25 years since he released his first game Karateka, Jordan Mechner has strenuously avoided becoming tied to any one creative form. Best known as the man behind the classic Prince of Persia, Mechner has served as a game designer and programmer, screenwriter, graphic novel author, documentary filmmaker, and sketch artist, among other roles.

Since he assisted Ubisoft Montreal with the much-loved Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time in 2003, Mechner's action-adventure franchise has become a regular video game fixture, with Ubisoft having released about half a dozen games.

Now he is finishing his highest-profile project yet: a Jerry Bruckheimer-produced, Mike Newell-directed film, The Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time, starring Jake Gyllenhaal and based on Mechner's original screenplay.

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