Sony Sets 'Pink Panther' Remake for Blu-ray

Posted Mon Nov 10, 2008 at 12:00 PM PST by Peter Bracke
The Pink Panther (2006)

Sony Pictures is bringing the Steve Martin update of 'The Pink Panther' to Blu-ray in late January.

Starring Martin as Inspector Clouseau, the $150 million-grossing worldwide hit will arrive on Blu-ray January 20 (just in time to promote the upcoming theatrical sequel.)

The remake will also hit high-def one week before Fox/MGM releases the original 1963 'The Pink Panther' on Blu-ray January 27.

Tech specs for the 2006 version include 1080p/AVC MPEG-4 video and English Dolby TrueHD 5.1 Surround audio.

The sole announced extra is a Beyonce musical performance of a "A Woman Like Me."

Suggested retail price for the Blu-ray has been set at $28.95.

You'll find the latest specs for 'The Pink Panther (2006)' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where it's indexed under January 20.

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Discs mentioned in this article: (Click for specs and reviews)
The Pink Panther (2006) (Blu-ray)
The Pink Panther (1963) (Blu-ray)
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