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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.

Rumor: Ewan McGregor Returning As Obi-Wan Kenobi For ‘Star Wars: Episode IX’

Before I go on, take all of this with a grain of salt. Normally I will not report rumors like this but this one is too exciting to not at least consider. Fans of the Star Wars prequel trilogy should maybe start celebrating as a new rumor from The Sun has just emerged saying that ...

Box Office Report: ‘Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom’ Takes a Bite out of ‘Incredibles 2’ to Win the Weekend

Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, a sequel that was pacing 28 percent behind the launch of Jurassic World three years ago, thundered to $150 million in its North American box office opening this weekend, providing some major momentum for Hollywood’s sizzling summer. Thanks in large part to families, Universal's Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom opened to the ...

First German Netflix Original Series ‘Dark’ Beings Season 2 Production

Today, Netflix announced that production on their hit German original series Dark has begun production on season 2. Check out the script images below! The season will shooting eight new one-hour-episodes in and around Berlin. The new episodes of award-studded first German Netflix Original creatives Baran bo Odar and Jantje Friese will add new characters ...

‘Ant-Man and the Wasp’ Has Screened: Here are the First Reactions

It has been three years since Marvel's smallest hero made a solo splash on the big screen but finally, Ant-Man is back and this time, he's bringing one of the most iconic Marvel character's with him. Ant-Man and the Wasp continues the story of Paul Rudd's Scott Lang and Evangeline Lilly's Hope Van Dyne as they take ...

Sony Reportedly Developing ‘Spider-Man’ Spin-Off About Korean-American Heroine ‘Silk’

It looks like Sony is planning to make a big statement when it comes to its growing Marvel film universe as they have reportedly commissioned a Spider-Man spin-off film centered on the Korean-American heroine Silk. The report comes from The Wrap who say that Amy Pascal will be producing the project. Silk first appeared in April 2014’s ...

Lucasfilm is not Halting Development of ‘Star Wars’ Spin-offs but are Regrouping

Yesterday, we reported here on Talkies Network that Lucasfilm denied any plans to halt development on their Star Wars spinoff films. Today, Lucasfilm reached out to THR to elaborate on their initial statement. Disney and Lucasfilm are reassessing their plans for future Star Wars movies in the wake of the disappointing performance of Solo: A ...

Pixar Employees Discuss the Mood Surrounding John Lasseter’s Departure

This December, John Lasseter will officially depart Pixar and The Walt Disney Company. Regardless of the details surrounding his departure, this truly is the end of an era. He leaves behind a 30-year tenure as the leading creative force behind one of the most critical and commercially successful film studios in the world. He will ...

Janet McTeer On Being Hesitant to Enter the Comic Book World with ‘Jessica Jones’ Season 2

The superhero genre rules Hollywood right now. It is an undeniable fact that comic book adaptations, both on the big screen and the small, have turned Hollywood on its head, ushering in a new era of filmmaking where essentially everything becomes a cinematic universe. For some, working for a studio like Marvel is a dream ...

Bethesda Reportedly Suing Warner Bros. for Ripping Off ‘Fallout Shelter’ in New ‘Westworld’ Mobile Game

Bethesda, the company behind the Fallout games that just came off a fantastic E3 showcase, has filed a lawsuit against both WB Interactive Entertainment and developer Behaviour Interactive, citing that their new Westworld mobile game features assets that were stolen from Bethesda's own mobile mega-hit Fallout Shelter. The report comes from TMZ (so I guess ...

DC To Launch ‘100-Page Giant’ Comics Line, Exclusive to Walmart Stores

DC Comics will launch a new line of 100-Page Giants featuring a blend of new and reprinted material starting in July. The catch? The comics will be available only in Walmart stores in the U.S., opting against entering the direct market comic book shops and the digital market. DC will start the line with four ...

Lucasfilm Denies Rumors Of ‘Star Wars’ Spin-Offs Being Put On Hold

Not even a day after Collider came out with an exclusive report saying that all upcoming Star Wars anthology films have been put on hold, Lucasfilm is here to say otherwise. The original report indicated that the films were being put on hold in order to put more focus on the upcoming Episode IX. ABC ...

Directors Guild of America Study Says Diversity Among Film Directors Remains Low

Here's your unsurprising piece of news for the day. Film directors remained overwhelmingly white and male among the movies released in 2017, a new Directors Guild of America study finds. Just 12 percent of helmers were female, and onlty 10 percent were people of color, in a review of the films that earned at least ...

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