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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.

‘Banana Split’s’ Hannah Marks Set to Helm American High YA Comedy ‘The Swimsuit Issue’

Hot off their premiere of Banana Split at the LA Film Festival, Hannah Marks and American High will be teaming up again on the award-winning black list script The Swimsuit Issue. The Banana Split star, co-writer and producer will be directing the script written by Randall Green (Billions). George Heller will produce alongside Jeremy Garelick ...

‘Supergirl’ Set to Introduce Lex Luthor in Season 4

The CW is bringing in an iconic familiar foe in season four. Lex Luthor will be introduced in the current season of the DC Comics-inspired drama starring Melissa Benoist. Casting for what will be a recurring role is underway. The character was last seen in Zack Snyder’s (or Joss Whedon’s) Justice League, played by Jesse Eisenberg ...

Image Comics Announces New Series ‘OLIVER,’ from Gary Whitta & Darick Robertson

Award-winning screenwriter Gary Whitta (Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, The Book Of Eli) teams with celebrated artist Darick Robertson (HAPPY!, Transmetropolitan, The Boys) for the highly anticipated new dystopian series OLIVER—coming this January from Image Comics. “OLIVER has been more than 15 years in the making, so it’s a particular thrill to finally see it on its ...

DC’s Standalone ‘The Flash’ Movie Pushes Production Start Date to Late 2019

It looks like DC Comics fans might have to wait a bit longer to see Ezra Miller’s The Flash speed into theaters again. According to a new report from Variety, insiders are saying that the start of filming for the upcoming Flash solo film has been pushed back, due to more work being done on the film’s script. While ...

Warner Bros. Taps James Gunn to Write and Possibly Direct ‘Suicide Squad 2’

In one entertainment’s most shocking moments, James Gunn is back and in an incredibly big way. According to Deadline, Warner Bros. has tapped James Gunn to write and possibly direct Suicide Squad 2. It’s the first job he’s taken since he parted ways with Disney, who let him go from the lucrative Guardians of the Galaxy franchise in July in ...

CBS Unveils ‘Star Trek: Discovery’ Season 2 Photos

The crew of the USS Discovery is set to embark on a brand new journey as CBS has unveiled new photos from the highly anticipated second season of Star Trek: Discovery. The batch of brand new images offer looks at Michelle Yeoh returning as the former Terran Emperor Phillipa Georgiou, Ethan Peck as Young Spock, Rebecca ...

Box Office Report: ‘Venom’ Devours $205M Globally; ‘A Star Is Born’ Shines with $50M+

Superhero, or in this case, anti-hero fatigue is a myth as Sony’s Venom just silenced its critics. The film devoured a massive $80 million from 4,250 theaters in its domestic opening, easily the best showing ever for an October title. Across the pond, Venom soared to $125.2 million from 58 markets for a global bow of $205.2 million. The ...

‘Titans’ Season 1 Advanced Review

The long awaited streaming service from DC has finally arrived. DC Universe has become the premiere hub for films, television series’ and DC’s legendary comics but in just under ten days, the service will play host to its very first original project, Titans. The series, which is based on DC’s Teen Titans, has received its ...

Rosie Perez Cast as Renee Montoya in DC’s ‘Birds of Prey’

Academy Award nominee Rosie Perez has been cast in DC’s Birds of Prey as Renee Montoya, who will join Harley Quinn’s girl gang. The news comes from The Wrap who say that Montoya is a detective working for the Gotham City Police Department. Montoya is openly gay, and during DC’s New 52 comics run, she took on ...

Matt Bomer Joins DC Universe’s ‘Doom Patrol’ Series as Negative Man

Matt Bomer has joined the cast of Doom Patrol, the superhero series in the works for Warner Bros.’ DC Universe streaming service. Bomer’s casting was unveiled Wednesday as part of the DC Universe presentation at New York Comic Con that featured a screening of the premiere of the DC Universe drama Titans, which debuts on October 12. DC ...

Disney Announces ‘Lilo & Stitch’ Live-Action Remake in the Works

A live-action remake of the cult favorite animated film Lilo & Stitch is in the works at Walt Disney Pictures. Dan Lin and Jonathan Eirich are already working on the project according to The Hollywood Reporter. The production will be a blend of live-action and CG similar to how Disney is approaching its live-action remake of Aladdin. The Hawaii-centric ...

‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ Negative Buzz Apparently Amplified by Russian Trolls, Study Finds

Star Wars: The Last Jedi, a film which singlehandedly broken the franchise fanbase and split it into several different camps. There were fans who absolutely hated the feature, those who called it the best film in the series since Empire, critics who continuously argued with fans about the films complex nature and more. But, what if ...

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