Exclusive: Prince of Persia Pictures

See Gyllenhaal in action in new posters

Prince of Persia**: The Sands of Time** is one of next year's big summer movies, so a few new posters showing the lovely Jake Gyllenhaal and the gorgeous Gemma Arterton are just the thing to bring a touch of sunshine to this otherwise cloudy day.

Based on the massively popular series of videogames, the story sees Gyllenhaal as a 'rogue prince' Dastan and Gemma Arterton as 'mysterious princess' Tamina, who reluctantly team up to safeguard an ancient dagger that could release the Sands of Time, allowing its possessor to reverse time and rule the world.

Also starring Sir Ben Kingsley and Alfred Molina, directed by Mike Newell, and out on May 28, 2010, you'll need to set expectations to "epic" for this one.

Check out the September issue of Empire for more exclusive pictures, and a report from the set of Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time.