Aussie stunner Jennifer Hawkins has agreed to star alongside comedian Steve Martin in The Pink Panther 2. A sequel to last year's remake of the classic Peter Sellers comedy, the film will see Hawkins playing a small role.
The actress, who is currently filming a segment for the Channel Seven travel show, 'The Great Outdoors' in Ibiza, was originally offered to play the female lead, but since she was unable to accept the role, the producers had to think of a different arrangement.
"I'm so excited and even though I'm not going to be able to accept the main role they've offered, I hope that we can still find time in November and December to take a smaller role,'' Moviehole quoted Hawkins as telling The Sunday Telegraph.
[an error occurred while processing this directive]A couple of years ago, too, Hawkins had to let go the lead role in the Adam Sandler comedy Click owing to other commitments.