"HOT DOG", the action-packed comedy starring Matthias Schweighöfer and Til Schweiger, started in 1st place in the German visitor charts yesterday, Thursday, 18 January 2018. "STAR WARS: The last Jedi" – the previous top performer – finished in 2nd place.
The top-class "HOT DOG" cast also includes, amongst others, Tim Wilde, Samuel Finzi, Heino Ferch, Anne Schäfer and Lisa Tomaschewsky. Torsten Künstler makes his directorial debut with "HOT DOG".
All productions of PANTAFLIX AG have already generated a total turnover of around 100 million euros at the box office. With the successful movie release as a box office hit, "HOT DOG" marks the beginning of a long-term utilization for PANTAFLIX AG throughout various exploitation stages such as home entertainment, including video-on-demand as well as pay TV and free TV.
Just recently, filming of the 2nd season of the successful AMAZON original series "YOU ARE WANTED" has been completed. Furthermore, the next movie “VIELMACHGLAS“, starring „Fack Ju Göhte“ star Jella Haase, will be released on 8 March 2018. At the end of February, the shooting of the next feature film by and with Florian David Fitz, with whom PANTAFLIX is now continuing its successful cooperation, will commence in Berlin. Most recently, Fitz directed the PANTAFLIX production "Der geilste Tag", one of the highest grossing German productions in recent years.
“With our well-filled production plan we impressively underscore that in addition to the global rollout of our video-on-demand platform pantaflix.com our production business is also running at full speed," says Dan Maag, CEO of PANTAFLIX AG.
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