Thursday, August 09, 2007
Washington (ANI): Bollywood beauty Aishwarya Rai is set to star
with actor Steve Martin in The Pink Panther sequel. Actors
Andy Garcia, John Cleese and Alfred Molina have also joined the
crew of Columbia Pictures/MGM's The Pink Panther 2.
The Indian actress will star as a detective and expert along
with Spiderman 2 villain Molina and Garcia, who join forces
with bumbling French police detective Jacques Clouseau, to be
played by Martin, to catch the thief who has been stealing
artefacts around the world.
Cleese will play Clouseau's superior chief inspector Charles
Dreyfus in the pic, Variety magazine reports. Agent Cody
Banks director Harald Zwart will be directing the film, which
was penned by Scott Neustadter, Mike Weber, Lowell Ganz, Babaloo
Mandel and Steve Martin. The film will be produced by Robert
Simonds and Ira Shuman will be exec producing.
which was announced in March 2006, is scheduled for a release on
February 13, 2009.