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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 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! https://twitter.com/TalkiesNetwork/status/1233098248325410816 Directed by ...

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 ...

2020 Canadian Screen Awards: The Complete List of Nominees

The nominees are in. Today, the Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television announced its list of nominations for 141 different film, television and digital content categories. 2020 saw hit comedy TV series Schitt’s Creek leads the nominees with 26 nods overall, as it gears up for its series finale later this year. CBC's Anne with an E takes ...

Netflix Announces March 2020 Release for ‘On My Block’ Season 3 + First Look Images

In March, viewers will finally be able to return to Freeridge, as Netflix has announced On My Block's season 3 premiere date as well as unveiled the first images from the season. Netflix has confirmed a March 11 premiere date for the eight-episode third season of its coming-of-age teen comedy On My Block. Check out ...

Rick Moranis Will Return for Disney Plus’ ‘Honey, I Shrunk the Kids’ Reboot

"Just when I thought I was out, they pull me back in!" Your eyes do not deceive you, Rick Moranis is officially returning to the world of acting for Disney Plus' Honey, I Shrunk the Kids reboot. The film, titled Shrunk, will star Josh Gad, and will be a new take on the classic story. ...

Disney+ Moving Forward with ‘Turner & Hooch’ Reboot Series, Josh Peck to Star

After a brief stint in development, Disney+ has announced that it is officially moving forward with a reboot of the classic movie Turner & Hooch. The streaming giant has cast Josh Peck in the lead role, with the series' first season being 12 episodes. Peck will play the role of U.S. Marshall Scott Turner. It ...

‘Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn)’ Film Review

Cathy Yan’s Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn) is a wonderful, insane, action-packed DC Comics movie. I’ve thought about ways to lead into this statement, but why sugar-coat it? It is a film that refuses to abide by comic book movie tropes, creating an r-rated girl gang movie that is ...

‘Loki’ Showrunner Michael Waldron to Rewrite ‘Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness’

Not far gone from the news that Sam Raimi would be taking over directing duties for Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness, a new writer has been announced for the film as well. THR is reporting that Michael Waldron, showrunner for the upcoming Disney+ series Loki, has been tapped to rewrite the screenplay for ...

‘Rogue One’ Director Gareth Edwards to Helm Sci-Fi Film at New Regency

Gareth Edwards is finally making his return to the big screen, as the Rogue One director has found his next project. According to Variety, New Regency is set to bankroll and produce a new untitled sci-fi film written and directed by Edwards. Kiri Hart, who also produced Rogue One: A Star Wars Story with Edwards, ...

Sam Raimi in Talks to Direct ‘Doctor Strange: In the Multiverse of Madness’

THE PRODIGAL SON HAS RETURNED. It's been over ten years since Sam Raimi has directed a Marvel movie. After helming two of the greatest superhero films of all time, Spider-Man and Spider-Man 2, his final entry in the trilogy, Spider-Man 3 was, as he called it, an unpleasant experience. Now, Raimi may make his anticipated ...

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