Prince of Persia a slip up, says Jake Gyllenhaal


“I think I learned a lot from that movie in that I spend a lot of time trying to be very thoughtful about the roles that I pick and why I’m picking them. Advertising

The actor featured in the 2010 Disney film, a video game adaptation of Prince Of Persia, which was panned by critics for whitewashing — casting Gyllenhaal in the lead instead of an actor of Iranian descent. 0
Comment(s) The actor will next be seen in Spider-Man: Far From Home as Mysterio, which is slated to be released in India on Thursday. Advertising

“And you’re bound to slip up and be like, ‘That wasn’t right for me,’ or ‘That didn’t fit perfectly.’ There have been a number of roles like that. The Oscar-nominated actor reflected on the failure of the film, saying it was a learning experience for him. And then a number of roles that do,” Gyllenhaal told Yahoo Entertainment.