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‘The Invitation’ Star Nathalie Emmanuel Shares How Test Screenings Added to the Ending and Her ‘Army of the Dead’ Universe Future

[The following story contains spoilers for The Invitation.] The Invitation was Nathalie Emmanuel’s first time being number one on a major studio film’s call sheet, and now she can say that she’s led her first number-one movie at the domestic box office. Jessica M. Thompson’s supernatural horror film opened with $7 million, which was enough […]

After ‘Army of Thieves’: Where German Producer Pantaleon Films Will Go Next

It’s taken Pantaleon Films 13 years to get exactly where it always wanted to be. When producers Dan Maag and Marco Beckmann launched the company, then called Pantaleon Entertainment, in 2009 together with German actor Matthias Schweighöfer, the idea was to produce films out of Europe for the global market.  But first, Pantaleon had to build a reputation, which it […]

How ‘Army of Thieves’ Director Matthias Schweighofer Wound Up in Zack Snyder’s Army

Matthias Schweighöfer was feeling the pressure. It was his first day on Army of the Dead, and he’d just met Zack Snyder, a director he’d long admired. Now he had to deliver his most challenging scene and prove casting him had been the right choice. “It was a 10-minute scene in the original version. It was […]

Netflix’s ‘Army of Thieves’: Film Review

Matthias Schweighöfer returns as the star and director of this prequel to Zack Snyder’s ‘Army of the Dead,’ a European heist caper chronicling master safecracker Ludwig Dieter’s entrée into crime.

Netflix’s New Releases Coming in October 2021

Netflix is scaring up a whole new list of films and TV shows, in addition to its regular new rotation of existing shows and movies. New Netflix original films dropping on the streamer in October include The Guilty. Based on a 2018 Danish film and starring Jake Gyllenhaal, this nearly one-man show sees a cop […]

‘Army of Thieves’ Trailer Expands Zack Snyder’s Zombie Universe

Netflix is doubling down on Zack Snyder’s zombie universe in the first trailer for Army of Thieves. The prequel to Army of the Dead stars Matthias Schweighöfer as Ludwig Dieter, one of the breakout characters from Snyder’s recent film, Army of the Dead. Schweighöfer, who also directs Army of Thieves, stars as a small-town bank teller […]