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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.

‘Aquaman’ Star Yahya Abdul-Mateen II Lands Lead Role in ‘Matrix 4’

The highly anticipated fourth Matrix film has found its first new cast member. Variety is reporting that Aquaman star Yahya Abdul-Mateen II has landed one of the lead roles in Matrix 4. The film has Keanu Reeves and Carrie-Ann Moss returning as Neo and Trinity respectively, with Lana Wachowski directing the feature. WB greenlit a ...

Netflix Announces November Premiere for ‘Green Eggs and Ham;’ Reveals First Look Images

Netflix has cooked up quite the series with this one. Today, the streaming giant announced that Green Eggs and Ham, the upcoming animated adaptation of the Dr. Seuss book, will premiere on the platform on November 8, 2019. Check out the first official images from the series below:Netflix describes the story as a "postmodern Planes, Trains, ...

Interview: ‘Downton Abbey’ Cinematographer Ben Smithard on Shooting in Expensive Places & The Film’s Big Action Sequence

When news of a Downton Abbey film was made public, fans everywhere reacted in a fairly mixed fashion. Of course, many were excited at the prospect of more projects from the Downton franchise, but others were hesitant, as the series' finale is revered as great ending to the story. But, many fans' worries were calmed ...

Box Office Report: ‘Joker’ Laughs its Way to $234 Million Global Debut

It would seem that Joker got the last laugh, as the daring WB/DC Comics film scored huge at the box office this weekend. The film earned $93.5 million domestically from 4,374 theaters, setting a new opening record for the month of October. Globally, Joker raked in 140.5 million from more than 70 markets, bringing its ...

Disney Launches ‘Avengers: Endgame’ Oscar Campaign; No Best Actor Push for RDJ

Let the (end)games begin. Disney officially launched its Oscars campaign for Avengers: Endgame. After becoming the highest grossing movie of all time, the mouse house looks to cap off its stellar year with a slew of nominations for the 23rd MCU film. The studio is pushing for Best Picture as well as Best Director for Anthony and Joe ...

Tom Holland Appealed to Disney’s Bob Iger & Sony’s Tom Rotham to Re-Negotiate ‘Spider-Man’ Deal

Want to know who actually brought Spider-Man back into the MCU (aside from money)? The man himself, Tom Holland. In what will (probably) not come as a shock to many, a defining factor in the Spider-Man negotiations between Disney and Sony was Tom Holland. Sources spoke to THR about the matter, saying that the young ...

Netflix’s ‘Shadow and Bone’ Series Casts Ben Barnes & ‘Last Night In Soho’s’ Jessie Mei Li

Today, Netflix announced the full cast for its eight-part adaptation of Leigh Bardugo’s bestselling Shadow and Bone and Six of Crows Grishaverse fantasy novels. The series hails from Eric Heisserer, writer of Netflix’s smash hit feature Bird Box. Jessie Mei Li, who was recently cast in Edgar Wright's Last Night in Soho, will play the orphan soldier Alina Starkov. Westworld and The Punisher actor ...

20th Century Fox Announces Production Has Begun on Kenneth Branagh’s ‘Death on the Nile’

Production on 20th Century Fox’s Death on the Nile, the mystery-thriller based on the book by famed author Agatha Christie, has begun. The film will shoot at Longcross Studios outside London and on location in Egypt. The sequel reunites the team of filmmakers behind the 2017 global hit Murder on the Orient Express, based on ...

‘Spider-Verse’ Composer Daniel Pemberton to Score Cathy Yan’s ‘Birds of Prey’

Was it at all possible to get even more excited for Cathy Yan's upcoming DC Comics feature Birds of Prey? Why yes, yes it was! Daniel Pemberton, best known as the composer of Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, Steve Jobs, and King Arthur: Legend of the Sword, has officially signed on to compose the score for ...

Disney Announces ‘Frozen 2’ Soundtrack, Sneak Peak of New Song & Poster

Today, Walt Disney Animation Studios announced the soundtrack for their upcoming feature film Frozen 2, including original songs from Oscar®- and Grammy®-winning songwriters Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez, original score by Grammy nominee Christophe Beck, and end-credit artists Panic! At The Disco, Kacey Musgraves and Weezer. The Frozen 2 soundtrack, set for release from Walt Disney Records ...

Deborah Chow Set to Direct ‘Obi-Wan Kenobi’ Disney+ Series

With the news of fan-favourite character Obi-Wan Kenobi getting his own Disney+ series still fresh in fans' minds, Lucasfilm has continued on with putting the crew together. First up, the director. THR is reporting that Deborah Chow, who directed episodes of the upcoming Star Wars TV series The Mandalorian, is returning to the far-away galaxy and will direct the ...

Sony and Marvel Studios Reunite: Spider-Man Officially Back in the MCU

HE'S BACK!! In a bombshell announcement, Sony and Disney have officially renewed their Spider-Man partnership, that sees Marvel Studios and Sony co-producing the third MCU Spider-Man film! The new film even has a release date: July 16, 2021. Kevin Feige will return as lead producer on the film, which also sees Tom Holland reprising his ...

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