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. He maintains that LOGAN is the greatest superhero film of all time.

Box Office Report: ‘Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald’ Launches with $253 Million Globally

Warner Bros.’ Harry Potter spinoff Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald stumbles with its U.S. opening, but made up ground overseas for a worldwide launch of $253.2 million. Domestically, the sequel debuted to $62.2 million from 4,163 theaters, compared to $74.4 million for Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them on the same pre-Thanksgiving weekend in 2016. The first Fantastic Beasts fared ...

‘Ralph Breaks the Internet’ Film Review

Six years ago, Walt Disney Animated Studios debuted its 50th feature film: Wreck-It Ralph. The film encompassed everything that brought Disney to the forefront of animation, from its superb animation to its hilarity and its core, a pair of beautifully fleshed out video game characters. A sequel almost seemed inevitable but alas, nothing was announced. ...

Paramount Pictures Announces Multi-Picture Film Deal With Netflix

Paramount Pictures has signed a multi-picture film deal with Netflix, studio boss Jim Gianopulos revealed today during Viacom’s fourth-quarter earnings call with Wall Street analysts. This partnership opens a lot of doors for what these two titans of the industry can do together, as Netflix begins working towards being taken seriously amongst the film community. “Our priority is to expand our role as ...

Newcomer Ella Jay Basco Cast as Cassandra Cain in DC’s ‘Birds of Prey’

The last major role for DC’s highly anticipated feature Birds of Prey has finally be filled. In an exclusive report from Variety, Ella Jay Basco, who has previously appeared on shows like Grey’s Anatomy, Veep, and Superior Donuts, is in talks to star as Cassandra Cain in the Harley Quinn-fronted Birds of Prey. Margot Robbie reprises her role as Quinn with Mary Elizabeth ...

‘Alien: Covenant’ Potential Sequel Story Details Revealed: ‘Prometheus’ Engineers Set to Return

The future of the Alien franchise is in a state of flux at the moment, but Ridley Scott’s plans for the next movie—if it ever gets made—are quite intriguing. Following the polarizing reaction to Prometheus, Scott went back to his horror film roots with its sequel, Alien: Covenant. The film received mixed-to-positive reviews and never made a big splash at ...

‘Captain Marvel Prelude #1’ Reveals Why Nick Fury Waited to Call Her Until ‘Avengers: Infinity War’

While Brie Larson’s first official adventure in the Marvel Cinematic Universe doesn’t arrive until March, the road to Captain Marvel began back in April, in the post-credits scene at the end of Avengers: Infinity War. The scene in question saw Thanos’ snap ripple throughout Earth, leaving Nick Fury, just before he disappears, to take out a pager and ...

‘Ralph Breaks the Internet’ Review Round-Up: Here’s What Critics Are Saying

Six years ago, Disney debuted a film that brought together the best the video game world had to offer and crafted an exciting original story titled Wreck it Ralph. The film earned critical and commercial acclaim but surprisingly, a sequel was not quickly announced like some expected. Fast forward and now, the anticipated sequel Ralph Breaks the Internet is finally ...

Netflix Announces Special Holiday Episode of ‘Chilling Adventures of Sabrina’

Sabrina Spellman’s 16th birthday might be over, but the gifts keep on coming. A special holiday episode, Chilling Adventures of Sabrina: A Midwinter’s Tale, launches on Netflix December 14. Check out the official announcement below! Feline the holiday cheer. The CAOS holiday special arrives December 14. pic.twitter.com/pfqY0tzflq — Chilling Adventures of Sabrina (@sabrinanetflix) November 12, 2018 The episode ...

Disney Unveils ‘Toy Story 4’ Story Details, Teaser Poster & First Trailer

Every ending is a new beginning. Today, Disney finally unveiled the first look at Pixar’s highly anticipated, Toy Story 4. Woody and the rest of the toys are back for an all-new adventure in Toy Story 4, welcoming new friends to Bonnie’s room, including a reluctant new toy called Forky. But Forky insists that he is ...

Box Office Report: ‘Venom’ Continues its Dominance with Massive $111 Million Opening in China

Venom continues to surprise the movie industry as it just raked in a massive $111 million from its opening in China this weekend. That ranks as the second biggest opening ever for a superhero film in that territory, behind Avengers: Infinity War. Its debut in the Middle Kingdom propelled its total box office haul to $673.5 ...

Michelle Yeoh In Talks to Star in ‘Star Trek: Discovery’ Spinoff On CBS All Access

CBS All-Access shocked fans when they announced legendary actor Patrick Stewart would be returning to reprise his role as Jean-Luc Picard on the streaming platform and now, a second live-action spinoff series seems to be in the works. According to Deadline, Crazy Rich Aisans star Michelle Yeoh is currently in talks to star in a spin-off of Star Trek: Discovery featuring her character — ...

‘Rogue One: A Star Wars Story’ Prequel Series Announced for Disney Streaming Service

Yet another brand new live-action Star Wars series is coming to Disney’s streaming service and will serve as a prequel to Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. Disney Chairman Bob Iger revealed the new series on the fourth quarter earnings call for investors. The series will feature Diego Luna’s Cassian Andor in the early formation of the Rebel Alliance, ...