Transformers director linked to Prince of Persia flick

Michael Bay is being linked with the forthcoming flick based on Ubisoft's Prince of Persia videogames.

Movie website reports that Walt Disney Studios (Walt Disney Pictures is co-producing the movie with Jerry Bruckheimer Films) is "hopeful" that the film director "will indeed direct the picture" after concluding directorial duties on the Transformers movie out this summer.

The site adds that the Prince of Persia movie will be released in Summer 2009. Writers on the movie include Jordan Mechner, the creator of Prince of Persia.

April 16, 2007