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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.

‘Mary Poppins Returns’ Star Emily Mortimer on Recreating the Magic of the First Film & Working with Lin-Manuel Miranda

Last night in Toronto, Talkies Network was invited to take part in the Canadian premiere for Disney's highly anticipated, 54-years in the making, Mary Poppins Returns! Set in 1930s London, the story follows Michael (Ben Whishaw) and Jane Banks (Emily Mortimer), who are now grown up. After Michael has a personal loss, Mary Poppins (Emily Blunt) comes ...

Award-Winning Creator Brian K. Vaughan Signs 3-Year Deal With Legendary Entertainment

Bestselling and award-winning comic book creator, television and film writer Brian K. Vaughan has signed a three-year overall deal with Legendary Entertainment. This is the first such deal for Vaughan and one of the first major deals Legendary has made since the reconstruction of the TV division and arrival of Nick Pepper as president. Under the deal, Legendary ...

Warner Bros. Reportedly Working on a ‘Plastic Man’ Movie

It seems as thought WB and DC are looking to get every single one of their comic characters onto the big screen as classic DC Comics hero Plastic Man is getting the movie treatment. THR is reporting that up-and-coming screenwriter Amanda Idoko has been hired to pen the script for what will be a comedic ...

Kevin Hart Steps Down as Oscars Host After Past Anti-Gay Tweets Re-surface

Kevin Hart is stepping down as Oscars host just two days after the Academy announced he would take on the high-profile job. The move came after the star faced a mounting controversy following old tweets surfaced in which Hart expressed anti-gay sentiments and used homophobic terminology and slurs. In a tweet late Thursday, Hart officially withdrew ...

Golden Globes Nominations 2019: The Complete List of Nominees

The Hollywood Foreign Press Association announced today its full list of nominees for the 2019 Golden Globes and as usual, there were some major surprises, major snubs, expected nominations and... well really out of the box choices. Vice leads the film nominees with six, followed by The Favourite, Green Book and A Star Is Born with five apiece. On the TV ...

The Chris Hemsworth, Tessa Thompson ‘Men in Black’ Reboot Officially Titled ‘Men in Black International’

Until now, the Men in Black reboot has been shrouded in mystery. Fans have been itching for an ounce of info regarding the Chris Hemsworth/Tessa Thompson fronted-reboot and now, Talkies Network is able to confirm that at Brazil Comic-Con (or CCXP), the official title for the reboot is Men in Black International. The straight-forward titled-film finds a new ...

John Cho, Allison Tolman and Jacob Tremblay Join Jordan Peele’s ‘Twilight Zone’ Series

CBS All Access continues to add to its impressive roster of talent for its forthcoming reboot of The Twilight Zone. John Cho (Searching), Allison Tolman (Fargo) and Jacob Tremblay (Room) have each booked the same episode of the anthology from exec producer, host and narrator Jordan Peele. They join a cast that includes previously announced stars ...

Marvel Studios Reportedly Developing ‘Shang-Chi’ Film

The Marvel Cinematic Universe is launching its first movie centered around an Asian superhero: Shang-Chi, the Master of Kung Fu! The report comes from Deadline, who state that Shang-Chi is now being fast-tracked through development at Marvel Studios. Dave Callaham, an Asian-American screenwriter, has been tapped to handle the script; reports are that an Asian or Asian-American ...

Netflix’s ‘COMEDIANS of the world’ Launches New Year’s Day 2019

Wondering what new show you'll be binging in the new year? Netflix has you covered! The streaming giant has announced that their upcoming comedy show, COMEDIANS of the world will debut on January 1, 2019, noting in their press release that "there’s no excuse needed to stay indoors and get too comfortable with the international language of ...

‘Mary Poppins Returns’ Has Screened: Here are the First Reactions

54 years. That's how long it has been since the original Mary Poppins graced the silver screen. And now, five decades later, Disney has crafted a sequel to their original masterpiece, with Emily Blunt and Lin-Manuel Miranda in the lead roles. The film has carried major buzz throughout its lead up to its December release date and ...

Netflix Cancels ‘Marvel’s Daredevil’ After Three Seasons

DAMMIT. Netflix continues to ax its Marvel shows and this one will rock fans to the core. The streaming giant has officially cancelled Daredevil after three seasons. I wish I was lying... The move comes on the heels of Netflix canceling Iron Fist and Luke Cage last month. In a statement given to Deadline, Netflix had this to say: “Marvel’s Daredevil will not ...

Chris Pine Has a Small but Impactful Cameo in ‘Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse’

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse is just a few short weeks away from its anticipated release, but now, a brand-new revelation about the first theatrical animated Spidey feature has just been revealed. Talkies Network is able to confirm that Wonder Woman and Star Trek actor Chris Pine has a small but impactful role in the film. A surprise that has been ...

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