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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.

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 ...

Netflix Announces ‘Ozark’ Season 2 Premiere Date; First Look Images Revealed

Today Netflix announced that the highly anticipated second season of Ozark starring Jason Bateman, Laura Linney, Julia Garner, and season two newcomer Janet McTeer will launch globally on August 31, 2018 at 12:01 AM PT. Check out images from season 2 below! In its much-anticipated second season, Ozark continues to follow Marty Bryde and his ...

‘The Crown:’ Ben Daniels Joins Season 3 Cast as Antony Armstrong-Jones

As the premiere of season 3 of Netflix's hit series The Crown draws closer, casting announcements continue to trickle online and today, we have the latest. Netflix announced to Talkies Network that Ben Daniels has joined the cast of Netflix original series The Crown Season 3. Ben Daniels will play Antony Armstrong-Jones. Commonly known as Lord Snowdon, Armstrong-Jones was a British ...

Disney Increases Bid For Fox To $71.3 Billion, 10% Higher Than Comcast’s

Brace yourselves. A bidding war is here. Disney has increased its offer to purchase 21st Century Fox, once again taking the reigns from Comcast and becoming the highest bidder. According to a new report from Deadline, Disney has increased its bid to $71.3 billion, significantly higher than the $65 billion offer from Comcast last week. Disney's new offer comes down to ...

Jon Bernthal Set to Return to ‘The Walking Dead’

The rumors are true: The Walking Dead alum Jon Bernthal will reprise his role of Shane Walsh during the zombie drama’s forthcoming ninth season, TVLine has learned. Although an AMC rep declined to comment, sources confirm that the Punisher actor will appear in at least one episode. Bernthal was written off The Walking Dead close to the end of Season 2 when Shane was ...

Dark Horse Announces ‘Stranger Things’ Comics Line

The Upside Down is getting its own line of comic books. Dark Horse Comics and Netflix announced today that they have partnered up to publish a line of comics based on Stranger Things, with the first series launching in September. In a statement to  Entertainment Weekly, Dark Horse President Mike Richardson had this to say: “Dark Horse is known ...

Chris Hardwick Has Been Pulled from AMC Programming and San Diego Comic-Con Following Abuse Allegations

Another day, another Hollywood personality accused of sexual harrasment. It's sickening to think that these people ruled their sector of the entertainment industry for so long but, here we are again, this time with AMC host and Nerdist founder Chris Hardwick. Yesterday, Hardwick's ex-girlfriend Chloe Dykstra released a post on Medium, detailing years of domestic ...

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