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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.

Netflix Releases First Look at Uma Thurman-led Horror Series ‘Chambers’

Uma Thurman is coming to Netflix and she's bringing a new horror series with her. A young heart attack survivor becomes consumed by the mystery surrounding the heart that saved her life. However, the closer she gets to uncovering the truth about her donor's sudden death, the more she starts taking on the characteristics of ...

Drew Goddard Signs Overall Deal With Disney’s 20th Century Fox TV

The first announcement from the Disney-owned 20th Century Fox has arrived. The entertainment giant announced today that Drew Goddard is returning to Disney and its newly acquired 20th Century Fox TV studio. The Daredevil and Lost exec producer has signed what sources describe as a four-year, eight-figure deal with the company. Under the agreement, Goddard will pen, create, ...

Marvel Studios Will Start from Scratch with the X-Men but Not with Deadpool

Disney officially owns the X-Men and Fantastic Four. It was an idea that no one thought was possible but now, has become a reality. Last night, the Disney/Fox deal became official, and Disney purchased several 21st Century Fox assets for approx. $71.3 billion. As Disney begins to map out its plans for the future of ...

The Walt Disney Company Officially Closes $71.3 Billion Fox Deal

It's official. 20th Century Fox is heading to the house of mouse. The Walt Disney Company has officially closed its $71.3 billion acquisition of large parts of 21st Century Fox. The deal allows for Disney to enhance its already massive global reach and content portfolio ahead of the planned launch of its own streaming service, ...

John David Washington Cast in Christopher Nolan’s Next Film

Christopher Nolan's next film has found its lead. Sources tell Variety that BlacKkKlansman's John David Washington has been tapped to star in Nolan's upcoming event film. Nolan recently finished the script for the movie and Warner Bros. quickly dated the feature for July 18, 2020 — a slot the studio has historically reserved for the ...

Keanu Reeves to Voice Canadian Character “Duke Caboom” in ‘Toy Story 4’

Canadians can begin counting down to June 21 when DUKE CABOOM, voiced by Keanu Reeves, will be crashing into theatres and into hearts across the country in Toy Story 4. In the all-new story, Duke Caboom is a 1970s toy, based on Canada’s greatest stuntman, who Woody meets in an antique store. Riding his powerful ...

Florence Pugh Joins Scarlett Johansson’s ‘Black Widow’ Movie

From Scotland in the 1300s to the squared circle, Florence Pugh is set to enter yet another new territory: the superhero genre. Sources have confirmed to us that Pugh has been cast in Marvel Studios' Black Widow solo movie. The film sees Scarlett Johansson reprise her role as the MCU's favourite spy/superhero in a film ...

Denis Villeneuve’s ‘Dune’ Adaptation Starts Filming; Hans Zimmer to Compose the Score

Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Entertainment have confirmed that production on the upcoming Dune reboot has officially begun. Denis Villeneuve is set to helm the project, co-writing the script with Eric Roth and Jon Spaihts. WB also confirmed that Blade Runner 2049 co-composer Hans Zimmer will reunite with Villeneuve to compose the score (as if ...

Transformers Producer Confirms ‘The Last Knight’ Sequel in the Works

This week does not seem to want to stop with the shocking news. That's right ladies and gentlemen, a sequel to Transformers: The Last Knight is in the works at Paramount. While the film earned $605 million worldwide in 2017, the lowest gross for any movie in the main Transformers franchise by over $100 million, that ...

James Gunn Reinstated as ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3’ Director

It's official. James Gunn is heading back to Marvel to helm the franchise he started. Deadline is reporting that Gunn has officially be reinstated as the director of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3. The news comes directly from Marvel and Disney, as the report states that the decision was made months ago. The move ...

‘Titans’ Season 2 Adds Esai Morales as Deathstroke

DC's resident terminator is coming to the DC Universe streaming service. The flagship show of the streamer, Titans, has announced that Esai Morales has been cast as Slade Wilson/Deathstroke. The character will join Conner Kent/Superboy as the second major addition to the series' sophomore season. The weekly show follows the superhero squad that’s led by ...

Destin Daniel Cretton Set to Direct Marvel Studios’ ‘Shang-Chi’

The first Asian-led Marvel Cinematic Universe film has found its director. Deadline is reporting that Destin Daniel Cretton has officially signed on to direct Shang-Chi. He is currently directing Just Mercy, which stars Brie Larson and Michael B. Jordan. Other filmmakers who were in discussions include Dear White People's Justin Tipping, Alan Yang, who is ...

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