‘Pink Panther’ release date moves back

“The Pink Panther” is back on the summer schedule, set for an Aug. 5 release. First dated for July 22, late last year MGM pushed the remake’s release back to Sept. 23. The move to return it to summer comes just as MGM’s acquisition by Sony closes today.”We looked at the picture again, and it screened very well,” MGM distribution president Erik Lomis said. “We saw an opportunity to get it back into the summer where all age groups are available seven days a week, so we took it.”

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