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All posts by Nick Poulimenakos

Nick Poulimenakos is the Editor-In-Chief of Talkies Network and reports on the film and television industry. He studies management/marketing at the University of Toronto and is a self proclaimed movie /T.V show/comic book know it all.

Denis Villeneuve Would Return to the ‘Blade Runner’ Franchise for an Original Story

In 2017, Warner Bros. and Sony unveiled a sequel to Ridley Scott's 1982 classic, Blade Runner. While many fans were mixed on if a sequel could match the greatness of the original, director Denis Villeneuve managed to not only meet expectations, he exceeded them by a mile. What Villeneuve did on Blade Runner 2049 was ...

‘Captain Marvel 2’ In Development With ‘WandaVision’ Writer Megan McDonnell

Marvel Studios has been mostly quiet about the future of Captain Marvel in the MCU, but that has changed tonight. Captain Marvel 2 is officially in development, with WandaVision writer Megan McDonnell in final negotiations to write the script. A search is underway for a female director to helm the sequel. The new story will ...

James Mangold Re-Teams with Matt Damon to Adapt Don Winslow Novel ‘The Force’

Hot off four Oscar nominations for Ford v Ferrari, director James Mangold has lined up yet another new project. Mangold is teaming with Matt Damon once again for an adaptation of Don Winslow's acclaimed novel The Force. Mangold has been developing the project with the intent to direct for 20th Century Studios. The original report, ...

Disney Officially Drops “Fox” Name, Rebrands 20th Century Studios, Searchlight Pictures

In an unsurprising move, Disney has officially wiped itself clean of the "Fox" name, rebranding the studios it purchased in its monumental acquisition of 21st Century's Fox's Film and TV assets. Variety is reporting that the house of mouse has changed 20th Century Fox film studio to 20th Century Studios, while Fox Searchlight Pictures will become ...

‘Watchmen’ Season 2 Unlikely As Creator Damon Lindelof Closes the Door on Returning

Watchmen took the world by storm upon debuting in late 2019. Acting as both a "remix" on the source material and a sequel series, Damon Lindelof created something special with the HBO series. Focusing on events surrounding racist violence in Tulsa, Oklahoma, in 2019, Lindelof managed to balance a slew of new and beautifully crafted characters ...

NBCUniversal’s Peacock Streaming Service Announces Six New Scripted Series’

Today, Comcast is set to formally unveil its upcoming streaming service, Peacock, backed up entertainment giant NBCUniversal. The service will go head-to-head with other major streamers, and debut a month before WarnerMedia releases HBO Max. Ahead of its anticipated presentation, the service has announced six new scripted shows that have entered development. The series' hail ...

‘Mindhunter’ Season 3 on “Indefinite Hold,” Netflix Releases Cast From Contracts

Fans of the hit Netflix series Mindhunter may want to sit down, as Netflix has confirmed to multiple outlets that the show's third season is on indefinite hold. Last month, the streaming giant decided to let the options of the cast, led by stars Holt McCallany and Jonathan Groff, lapse, leading fans to believe that the ...

Netflix Renews ‘You’ For Season 3

The adventures of serial killer Joe Goldberg will continue as Netflix announced it has renewed the hit series for a third season. The renewal comes just over two weeks after the release of the highly anticipated second season, which premiered on the streamer on Dec. 26. Season 3 will consist of 10 episodes and is ...

Academy Awards 2020: The Complete List of Nominations

The 2020 Academy Award nominations have arrived! Today, Issa Rae and John Cho took the stage to announce this year's picks for the best in film 2019. Major surprises and snubs were prevalent for this year's Oscars, as Joker came in strong with 11 nominations, while people of colour were once again ignored in the ...

‘Lizzie McGuire’ Creator Terri Minsky Exits Disney+ Revival

In a day where Disney has already lost Scott Derrickson as director for Doctor Strange: In the Multiverse of Madness, the house of mouse has parted ways with another creative. Terri Minsky has departed the Disney+ revival of Lizzie McGuire. She will no longer assume showrunner duties, and Disney is already on the hunt for ...

Scott Derrickson Steps Down as Director of ‘Doctor Strange: In the Multiverse of Madness’

Scott Derrickson has officially stepped down as director of Marvel Studios' Doctor Strange: In the Multiverse of Madness. The news comes from Variety, who state that Derrickson leaving the film is due to creative differences. He will remain on board as an executive producer. “Marvel Studios and Scott Derrickson have amicably parted ways on ‘Doctor ...

The CW Renews 13 Series Including ‘Batwoman’, ‘Riverdale’, ‘The Flash’, ‘Legacies’

For the second straight year, The CW is on track to not cancel any of its original programming line-up. The television giant has officially handed out 13 season renewals to almost its entire slate. The lone series that did not receive a renewal is the Riverdale spin-off Katy Keene, which did receive an additional order ...

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