MGM Announces New 'Pink Panther' Is In The Works

Apr 1, 2014
Originally published on April 1, 2014 5:23 am
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And what a perfect segue to this news. MGM says a new "Pink Panther" movie is in the works. The focus, we're told, will not be on the bumbling Inspector Clouseau, made famous by Peter Sellers.

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STEVE INSKEEP, HOST:

OK. Now, in the new "Pink Panther" film, Inspector Clouseau is giving way to the actual pink panther. Remember, up until now, that cat has just starred in the credits and, of course, his own cartoons. Now he gets the movie.

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