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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.

Film Adaptation of Broadway Hit ‘Dear Evan Hansen’ in the Works at Universal

Dear Evan Hansen is getting the movie treatment! The Tony-winning musical, that took Broadway by storm last season, is on its way to the big screen as Universal has acquired the film rights to the musical. Stephen Chbosky, the director behind family film Wonder, is in early negotiations to direct. Steven Levenson is penning the script, having already ...

‘Blade Runner’ Anime Series in the Works at Adult Swim

The Blade Runner universe is expanding once more with an anime series that will air on Adult Swim in the United States. The cable channel has partnered with Alcon Television Group and anime streaming outlet Crunchyroll to produce Blade Runner — Black Lotus, a 13-episode series inspired by Blade Runner 2049, the sequel to Ridley Scott's 1982 ...

Hugo Weaving Was Asked To Return As Red Skull in ‘Avengers: Infinity War’

Marvel’s Avengers: Infinity War was full of major surprises for fans of the entire 10-year run of the Marvel Cinematic Universe thus far. Perhaps one of the most exciting moments involves a surprise appearance from Red Skull after his mysterious disappearance in Captain America: The First Avenger. Ross Marquand of The Walking Dead fame fulfilled the role as Red Skull but ...

It Looks like Sylvester Stallone Is Done Playing Rocky Balboa (For Now)

It looks like Sylvester Stallone may be retiring one of his most famous characters... for good this time. In a video the star posted to his Instagram Wednesday morning, which he said was filmed on his last day of Creed II's principal photography, he addressed some of the cast and crew of that film, saying how much ...

‘Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse’ Has Screened: Here are the First Reactions

While the film world has experienced the life and times and Peter Parker's Spider-Man, December will see the feature film debut of the Miles Morales incarnation of Spider-Man. The film follows Miles as he juggles his high school life with his status as a superhero. But now, he must also deal with the newfound knowledge of the ...

Rita Moreno Joins Steven Spielberg’s ‘West Side Story’ Remake

Rita Moreno, who won an Oscar for her performance in 1961’s West Side Story, is putting on her dancing shoes once again as she has signed on to return to the streets of New York. The actress has joined the cast of Steven Spielberg’s remake of West Side Story, and will also be an executive producer on ...

Ubisoft Releases First ‘Assassin’s Creed Odyssey’ Legacy of the First Blade Images & Trailer

Today, Ubisoft announced the release dates for the episodes of the first post-launch story arc of Assassin’s Creed Odyssey, Legacy of the First Blade. The first episode, Hunted, will release December 4 across all available platforms. Throughout Hunted and the following two episodes, players will continue their grand Greek Odyssey to encounter Darius, the legend ...

‘Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse’ Sequel & All-Female Spinoff in the Works From Sony

With just weeks to go before Sony unveils the highly anticipated animated movie, Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, Sony Pictures Animation is already in the process of putting the pieces together for not just a sequel but a spinoff as well. The report comes from THR, who say that Joaquim Dos Santos, known for his work on ...

DC Unveils First Trailer and Synopsis for ‘Young Justice: Outsiders’

It's finally here ladies and gentleman. DC has released the official trailer for the highly anticipated series, Young Justice: Outsiders, which will debut on the DC Universe streaming platform on January 4, 2019. Check out the trailer below! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R0tVBhBg9Jo&feature=youtu.be According to a press release from DC Universe, the synopsis is as follows: “Young Justice: Outsiders continues the ...

‘SpongeBob Squarepants’ Creator Stephen Hillenburg Passes Away at 57

Stephen Hillenburg, the creator of the megahit Nickelodeon cartoon series SpongeBob SquarePants, has unfortunately passed away late Monday night. He was 57. The cause of death was ALS, which Hillenburg revealed he had been diagnosed with in March of last year. “We are incredibly saddened by the news that Steve Hillenburg has passed away following a battle with ...

Netflix Announces Adaptations of ‘Matilda,’ ‘The BFG,’ Other Roald Dahl Stories as Animated Event Series

Today, Netflix announced that it will adapt Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Matilda and other stories from author Roald Dahl into family-oriented animated series under a deal with the late author's family. https://twitter.com/seewhatsnext/status/1067455518531145730 "Our mission, which is purposefully lofty, is for as many children as possible around the world to experience the unique magic and positive message ...

‘Aquaman’ Has Screened: Here are the First Reactions

Over a year after Jason Momoa made his true debut as DC's resident aquatic hero, next month see's the solo film debut of Aquaman, the sixth entry into the Worlds of DC (formerly titled the DC Extended Universe). The film will follow Mera and Arthur Curry (Jason Momoa) on an adventure that spans the seven seas, ...

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