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.

‘The Invisible Man’ Film Review

It’s funny to think that just a few years ago, Universal was prepping its much-talked-about “Dark Universe,” a series of films where Universal’s classic monsters would exist in a shared universe. Upon announcing the universe, the studio also revealed that Johnny Depp was set to play The Invisible Man. However, when the franchise’s first film, ...

Tessa Thompson Confirms Christian Bale will Play the Villain in ‘Thor: Love and Thunder’

After much speculation, Christian Bale’s role in Thor: Love and Thunder has (mostly) been confirmed. Tessa Thompson, who stars in the MCU as Valkyrie, was on the Westworld season 3 red carpet where she spoke to ET Online about the upcoming fourth Thor film. Thompson confirmed that she’s read the script she said this about ...

Ben Affleck Describes ‘Justice League’ as Having “One Problem After Another”

To be honest, Ben Affleck is my favourite Batman. I know he’s controversial to some and he may not be totally ripped from the comics, but what Zack Snyder did with the character was unique and enthralling (again, in my opinion). It’s been over a year now since news dropped that Ben Affleck had left ...

Christina Aguilera Releases Updated Version of “Reflection” & New Original Song for Disney’s ‘Mulan’

Today, Disney announced that Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter Christina Aguilera is set to perform a new original song, “Loyal Brave True,” and “Reflection (2020)” from Disney’s Mulan.  Both songs will be featured in the film and on the Walt Disney Records soundtrack. Mulan’s score will be composed and conducted by Harry Gregson-Williams, set for release on ...

HBO Developing ‘The Last of Us’ Series with ‘Chernobyl’ Creator Craig Mazin, Neil Druckmann

In a rare yet stunning development, a Last of Us series is officially in the works at HBO. THR is exclusively reporting that the premium channel has re-teamed with Chernobyl creator Craig Mazin to adapt The Last of Us. The game’s creative director, Neil Druckmann, who is also creative director on its sequel, is on ...

‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’ Novel Reveals Rey’s Father was a Failed Palpatine Clone

I’m so tired. Your eyes do not deceive you, that title is 100% not clickbait. It’s been a few months since the ninth film in the Skywalker saga made its debut in theatres, and fans everywhere continue to discuss the ramifications of the story on the greater franchise. For one, The Rise of Skywalker effectively ...

Disney+ Cancels Europe Launch Event in London Amid Coronavirus Fears

Disney Plus’ Europe launch event that was scheduled to occur in March is no longer in the works due to the ongoing coronavirus crisis. The streaming platform has already debuted in Canada, the U.S. Australia, New Zealand, and Holland, and is set to debut across Europe on March 24. The event was scheduled for this ...

Antonio Banderas, Sophia Ali & More Join Sony’s ‘Uncharted’ Movie

Antonio Banderas isn’t slowing down following his Oscar nomination, as the actor has joined Tom Holland and Mark Wahlberg in Sony’s Uncharted movie. Sources close to Variety have told the trade that Sophia Ali and The 100 actor Tati Gabrielle have also been cast in the film. Venom director Reuben Fletcher is officially on board ...

Netflix Unveils First Trailer, Key Art for Damien Chazelle’s ‘The Eddy’

Damien Chazelle is returning to the music genre that made him a household name, only this time, it’ll be on the small screen. Today Netflix debuted the first teaser and key art for upcoming limited series The Eddy, which will debut on Netflix globally on May 8, 2020. Check out the trailer below! Directed by Academy ...

James Mangold in Negotiations to Direct ‘Indiana Jones 5,’ Spielberg Stays on as Producer

I’m really trying to stay calm here, but the thought of two of my favourite directors working together is too much excitement to contain. Following a long development process, Steve Spielberg is reportedly stepping down as director of Indiana Jones 5, and will pass the reins to another director. Variety is exclusively reporting that James ...

Bob Iger Names Bob Chapek as Next CEO of The Walt Disney Company

The Iger era of Disney is officially winding down. Today, Disney’s Board of Directors announced that Bob Chapek will be the next Chief Executive Officer of The Walt Disney Company, effective immediately. Mr. Chapek most recently served as Chairman of Disney Parks, Experiences and Products. Iger, who has led Disney since 2005, will remain at ...

Interview: ‘Swallow’ Director Carlo Mirabella-Davis on The Power of Horror, Working with Haley Bennett

The horror genre is experiencing a renaissance. The days of cheap jump scares and laughable narratives are (mostly) gone. In its place are films that use horror to tackle themes such as racism, abuse, grief, and trauma, in a way that fights said themes and deconstructs their power over us. In 2020, Swallow, written and ...