The actor behind the eponymous prince from Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time Remake sheds new light on how the new project approaches its source material in a recent interview.
Yuri Lowenthal also played the prince in the original version of the game, and his list of credits includes Peter Parker in the Insomniac Spider-Man games, Yosuke Hanamura in Persona 4, and dozens and dozens of other characters. While his resume has exploded in the nearly two decades since Prince of Persia arrived in 2003, Lowenthal said United States today that “it was one of the greatest honors” of her life to return to the leading role.
“When we did the first Les Sables du Temps, I did maybe three to five recording sessions for the whole game, and that was my contribution,” said Lowenthal. “This time I literally got back into my skin again. I had to go back in time and see if I could do it better. Honestly, I couldn’t say enough good things about it. [things] on experience. I love the new director, we have to keep all of Jordan Mechner’s brilliant writing and then do a better job of remaking the game. I can’t wait for people to finally get the chance to play it. I know the post-production was tough, but I’m really excited. “
While the original game recordings were all made in a booth, The Sands of Time Remake uses performance capture with a wider cast that Lowenthal “was able to work with in the play as if we were performing a play or filming. a movie”.
Meanwhile, the official Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time Remake Twitter account has recently come back to life with a new message from the development team, who reassured fans that development is still ongoing, “motivated and inspired by your feedback”. Its release is currently scheduled for 2022.
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