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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.

Ahmed Best to Host Disney+ Game Show ‘Star Wars: Jedi Temple Challenge’

Ahmed Best is officially returning to the Star Wars franchise! Today, Lucasfilm announced that Ahmed Best, who played Jar Jar Binks in the prequel trilogy, will host a new Disney+ kids series Star Wars: Jedi Temple Challenge. The game show, which will stream exclusively on Disney+, will test young contestants’ abilities in the core Jedi principles ...

James Gunn’s ‘The Suicide Squad’ to be Rated-R, Michael B. Jordan Pitches a ‘Superman’ Film + More from the DC Film Universe

A boat load of DC film news has dropped this Tuesday morning, hence the stacked title of this article. Some news will make you happy, while some will make your teeth grind. Let's get into it! In an exclusive report from Variety, DC Comics has begun to plot their future on the silver screen. Kicking ...

‘Harley Quinn’ Advanced Review

A little while ago, DC Universe sent out what may be, the funniest press email ever seen. In it, they announced that the press would be granted access to the entire first season for their upcoming series Harley Quinn. They also mentioned that, while they’re apparently not as funny as Flebag, they’re “objectively eligible for ...

Todd Phillips Denies Reports that a ‘Joker’ Sequel is in Development

Yesterday, The Hollywood Reporter announced that a Joker sequel was in development, and that Todd Phillips is in talks to return as director. The report also noted that plans were in place to bring Joaquin Phoenix back, and that Phillips was in talks for more DC origin films. Following this, Deadline came out with their ...

Netflix Renews Jamie King-Led Series ‘Black Summer’ for Season 2

The dead will continue to make their presence felt on Netflix, as the streamer has renewed Black Summer for a second season. Headlined by Jaime King, the eight-episode second season is slated to begin production in 2020 in Alberta, Canada. King is set to return as Rose and also will serve as a producer for Season ...

Adam Lamberg Will Reprise his Role as Gordo in Disney Plus’ Upcoming ‘Lizzie McGuire’ Revival

Gordo is back! In a press release, Disney announced that Adam Lamberg will return as David "Gordo" Gordon for the upcoming Lizzie McGuire series, set to premiere on Disney+. Lamberg originated the role of Gordo, Lizzie's best friend, whose intelligence, creativity and wry observations about middle school life made him a bit of an outcast – except to his ...

Todd Phillips in Talks to Return as Director for ‘Joker’ Sequel

It's happening. WB and DC Comics are developing a sequel to the massively successful Joker. In a new report from THR, Todd Phillips is reportedly in talks to return as co-writer and director for the Joker sequel. Scott Silver, who co-wrote the first film with Phillips, is also expected to return. The report notes that ...

‘Legion’ Creator Noah Hawley to Write & Direct Next ‘Star Trek’ Film

After much speculation, Paramount has officially given the green light for the next main Star Trek film, and it already has a writer and director. Noah Hawley, best known as the creator of the FX series' Fargo and Legion, has been announced as the writer and director for Star Trek 4. The project is expected ...

Henry Cavill on His Future as Superman: “The cape is in the closet, it’s still mine.”

As the #ReleaseTheSnyderCut campaign continues on, fans everywhere have been clamoring for an update on the future of DC's resident son of Krypton. Of all the members of the DCEU Justice League, Superman himself, Henry Cavill, has remained quiet on his future as the legendary hero. News reports came out last year saying that he ...

Zack Snyder, Gal Gadot, Ben Affleck, and More Call for the Release of the ‘Justice League’ Snyder Cut

Two years ago, Warner Bros. released the highly anticipated Justice League. The film had been one of the most talked about projects of 2017, due to its rumors or major reshoots, Zack Snyder leaving due to a family tragedy, and the pressure of being a success after the drama of Batman V Superman and Suicide ...

Box Office Report: ‘Joker’ Reaches the $1 Billion Milestone

By day's end, Todd Phillips' much-talked-about comic book movie, Joker, will have passed $1 billion at the global box office. As it enters its seventh weekend, Joker has raked in a domestic total of $316.692 million and a global haul of around $998 million worldwide. At a budget of $62.5 million, the film has become the most ...

The Mandalorian: ‘Chapter One’ Review

At last, Disney+ has arrived, and with it, comes their flagship series, The Mandalorian. Touted as the first live-action Star Wars series in franchise history, Jon Favreau’s ambitions sci-fi/western takes viewers on a journey into (mostly) uncharted territory in the Star Wars galaxy. A grimier, lawless era, The Mandalorian puts the spotlight on the inner-workings ...

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