Ten days to the U.S. theatrical release of "The Pink Panther 2", Columbia Pictures have thrown out a premiere event for the sequel to "The Pink Panther" in New York. Held at Ziegfeld Theater in New York on Tuesday, February 3, the studio gave a unique welcome to the attendees by bringing life-size cartoon character, The Pink Panther, to the pink carpet.
Several cast members seen coming to the special screening were Steve Martin, Aishwarya Rai, Andy Garcia, Emily Mortimer, Jean Reno, Yuki Matsuzaki, Armel Bellec and Jack Metzger. While Rai was accompanied by her husband Abhishek Bachchan and father-in-law Amitabh Bachchan, Martin arrived in-style driving the red-and-silver Smart Fortwo car used by Jacques Clouseau in the film.
Director Harald Zwart and writer Scott Neustadter, in addition, also joined the cast for the event. The film's cast and crew aside, other celebrity guests seen in the evening included Alana Stewart, Alessandro Nivola, Anil Kapoor, Stephen Baldwin, writer Lorne Michaels and Robert F. Kennedy's third child, Robert F. Kennedy Jr.
Coming out February 13 in the U.S. theaters, "The Pink Panther 2" will follow bumbling French police detective Jacques Clouseau in his newest mission. This time, he will aided by a team of international detectives and experts which will help him in catching the person who steals legendary treasures from around the world.