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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.

HBO Renews ‘Westworld’ for Season 3

To the surprise of probably no one, HBO has renewed Westworld,  the heavily dissected sci-fi drama for a third season. Still to be determined however is just when season three will return after the Warner Bros. Television drama took more than a year between seasons so showrunners Lisa Joy and Jonathan Nolan could complete writing the ...

‘Avengers: Infinity War’ is the Biggest Opening Weekend Film of All-Time in Canada

A cinematic milestone unlike anything seen before, Avengers: Infinity War arrived at the box office and completely shattered expectations, becoming one of the highest grossing opening weekend films in history as well breaking records along the way, including here in Canada. Today, Disney Canada confirmed to Talkies Network that Avengers: Infinity War has beat the Canadian record for best ...

‘Star Trek 4’: S.J. Clarkson Becomes the First Female Director in Franchise’s History

History has been made. S.J. Clarkson has been tapped to direct Star Trek 4, making her the first female to helm a film in the Star Trek franchise. Paramount Pictures announced at CinemaCon in Las Vegas that the studio was planning a fourth movie with Chris Hemsworth, who appeared as Chris Pine’s father in 2009’s Star Trek. Zachary Quinto is ...

Disney Announces New Anime-Inspired Series: ‘Star Wars Resistance’

Finally, after months of speculation, Disney has announced the latest Star Wars animated series coming to the network Disney XD with Star Wars Resistance.  Production on the anime-inspired series has officially begun and focuses on a young pilot named Kazuda Xiono. Xiono was recruited by the Resistance and put on a top-secret mission to spy on the First Order. ...

John Lasseter Reportedly Will Not Return to Disney and Pixar After Misconduct Allegations

John Lasseter, the co-founder of Pixar and chief creative officer of both Pixar and Walt Disney Animation took a leave from both companies back in 2017 over allegations of harassment and misconduct, including (as one anonymous source put it) “grabbing, kissing, [and] making comments about physical attributes” of women at Pixar—activities that Lasseter characterized as ...

New ‘Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse’ Footage Shown at CinemaCon

Last year, Sony shocked fans worldwide when they announced they were making an animated movie with the directors of The LEGO Movie based on Spider-Man. They were even more shocked when the movie was revealed to feature Miles Morales as the lead character while Disney and Marvel Studios focused on Peter Parker in the MCU. Now fans ...

Sony Sets Release Dates For ‘Jumanji’ Sequel, New Quentin Tarantino Film & More

At Cinema Con tonight, Sony debuted a slew of new footage and tidbits for several of the upcoming films. Among the announcements were several release dates for some of Sony's most anticipated features. As Sony Pictures chairman Tom Rothman took the stage, he announced that the sequel to the 2017 smash-hit, Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle will once ...

Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige Says ‘Avengers 4’ is the Conclusion of all Twenty-One MCU Movies Before It

While Avengers: Infinity War will serve as the beginning of the end of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, fans will have to wait another year to see how it all shakes out in the still untitled sequel. After 21 films, Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige says that Avengers 4 will mark the end of the current era of the Marvel Cinematic ...

Netflix Reportedly Wants To Buy Its Own Movie Theaters

Netflix's continued movement into various aspects of the entertainment industry has become a massive topic of conversation over the course of the last number of years as the streaming giant has continuously upended the traditional theater-going experience. That said, it now looks like Netflix is actually looking to move into the theatrical experience, rather than ...

Guillermo del Toro Signs Exclusive Deal With DreamWorks Animation

In the wake of signing an exclusive deal to produce more adult-oriented films for Fox Searchlight, Guillermo del Toro has signed a multiyear exclusive deal with DreamWorks Animation to write, produce and direct animated family films for the studio. As part of the arrangement, del Toro has taken up offices at the Glendale campus. In ...

Rumor: ‘X-Men: Dark Phoenix’ to be Final Fox Marvel Movie Before Disney/Fox Merger

There's a lot of uncertainty revolving around Fox's X-Men movie franchise right now. Deadpool 2 looks to be widening the X-Men cinematic universe up in a big way, yet New Mutants and X-Men: Dark Phoenix have both been delayed until 2019. Meanwhile, Disney's acquisition of 20th Century Fox continues to be fine tuned, which would shift a whole new set of X-Men and Fantastic ...

Lynda Carter Has Talked to Director Patty Jenkins About Appearing in ‘Wonder Woman’ Sequel

She may not have appeared in the character's first solo outing in a film but Lynda Carter, who portrayed the iconic character of Wonder Woman in the 1970s TV series, is in talks to join the film’s sequel. During an interview Wednesday on NBC’s Today with Megyn Kelly, Carter confirmed that she has been talking to director Patty Jenkins about ...

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