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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.

Disney Stands Firm on James Gunn Not Returning to ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3’

Despite a widespread campagin from fans, critics and even people inside the company, DIsney is sticking to its decision to not bring back James Gunn as director of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 following his firing from the project. The decision came (via Variety) following a meeting between Gunn and studio chairman Alan Horn. Gunn and ...

Disney Announces Production Has Begun on Live-Action ‘Mulan’ Film

Production on Disney’s “Mulan,” a live-action adaptation of the studio’s 1998 animated feature, has begun. The film will shoot on locations in New Zealand and China and will open in theatres on March 27, 2020. Liu Yifei (“The Forbidden Kingdom,” “Once Upon a Time”) was cast as Hua Mulan (check out the first photo of the ...

Uncertainty Looms at Fox’s Movie Studio as Disney Deal Draws to a Close

Because movies take so long to complete and release, running a Hollywood studio typically means planning two to three years into the future. But just one year from now, Twentieth Century Fox may no longer exist. There is a massive amount of uncertainty looming at 20th Century Fox as 2,300 employees of the 83-year-old studio behind Deadpool ...

Disney Outlines Plans for Streaming Service; Eyes Late 2019 Launch

The composition of the Walt Disney Company’s streaming service became clearer on Tuesday as the entertainment giant walked the investment community through its rollout strategy for its proposed rival to Netflix. Bolstered by its acquisition of much of Fox’s film and television assets, as well as the end of several licensing deals, Disney CEO Bob Iger said he expects the service will ...

Disney Q3 Earnings Call: Disney Reports Rare Earnings Miss; Tease Plans For ‘X-Men,’ ‘Avatar’ & More

On the heels of a disappointing box office haul for Solo: A Star Wars Story and in the midst of trying to close a blockbuster deal to acquire most of 21st Century Fox, the Walt Disney Co. on Tuesday posted earnings per share of $1.87 on revenue of $15.2 billion, which disappointed Wall Street. Disney was expected ...

‘Suicide Squad’ – A Look Back at one of DC Comics’ Most Fascinating and Frustrating Movies

*I co-run this website with two other guys: Managing Editor Artur Galvao and Senior Editor Mathew Simoes. Both of them do not like this film. I on the other hand, think it’s a lot of fun. So this is my retrospective look on Suicide Squad, two years later.* August 5, 2016. Two years ago, Warner ...

‘Mission: Impossible – Fallout’ Film Review

The Mission: Impossible film franchise is one that moviegoers arguably did not expect to see last as long as it has. With every film, the series has constantly gotten better and better, increasing the action to levels rarely seen before as well as containing wonderful direction, unbelievable performances and pulse-pounding musical scores. Mission: Impossible – ...

‘Zombieland’ Sequel a Go With Emma Stone, Woody Harrelson, Jesse Eisenberg, Abigail Breslin

It may have taken almost 10 years but Zombieland is ready to open its doors again. After many rumors and much speculation, Sony Pictures has reunited the cast of its 2009 surprise hit — including Emma Stone, Woody Harrelson, Jesse Eisenberg and Abigail Breslin — for Zombieland 2. Ruben Fleischer, who directed the original and who is behind ...

Cate Shortland Signs on to Direct Marvel Studios’ ‘Black Widow’ Solo Film

Marvel Studios’ Black Widow standalone movie has its director. Cate Shortland, the Australian director perhaps best known for the Nazi drama Lore, has signed on to direct Black Widow, Marvel’s action-adventure project that will star Scarlett Johansson. The move ends a search that lasted over half a year as Marvel met with over 70 or 75 directors ...

Diane Lane and Barry Keoghan to Star in Michael Green & FX’s ‘Y: The Last Man’ Series

Two months after FX formally announced plans to make a pilot for beloved graphic novel Y: The Last Man, the cable network has announced the cast for the highly anticipated drama. Diane Lane (Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice), Barry Keoghan (Dunkirk), Imogen Poots (Green Room), Lashana Lynch (Captain Marvel), Juliana Canfield (Succession) and Marin ...

G. Willow Wilson & Cary Nord Set to Take Over DC’s Ongoing ‘Wonder Woman’ Comic

Writer G. Willow Wilson and artist Cary Nord have been announced to be taking over DC Comics’ Wonder Woman ongoing with November 14’s Wonder Woman #58. Their first storyline, “The Just War,” begins with Wonder Woman going to save Steve Trevor after his military unit come up missing in action while inside a war-torn Eastern ...

Warner Bros. Showcases Official ‘Riverdale’ Hotel Keycards of Comic-Con 2018 + Win a Chance to Visit the Set

Get ready Comic-Con. It’s time to get… moody. Step aside, superheroes — the Archie Comics gang is here! Riverdale will play a starring role at Comic-Con® 2018, with 14 members of the cast of the acclaimed hit drama featured on the official hotel keycard of this year’s convention — and one lucky fan will win ...

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