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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.

Laura Dern, Sam Neill & Jeff Goldblum Are All Returning For ‘Jurassic World 3’

Jurassic Park has forever been my favourite movie of all time. No film has ever come close to matching the sheer joy and wonder I feel when watching Steven Spielberg's 1993 classic. When Jurassic World came out in 2015, I was disappointed that the original three leads, Laura Dern, Sam Neill, and Jeff Goldblum, would ...

Warner Bros. Releases Official Statement on ‘Joker’ Violence Controversy

Following a flurry of online controversy, and an open letter from the families of victims from the 2012 Aurora Cinema Shooting, Warner Bros. has released an official statement on the violence in Joker. The has been criticized for offering an in-depth portrait of a mass killer, while others argue that the film never does anything ...

Netflix Taps Will Smith to Produce and Star in Crime Biopic ‘The Council’

As Will Smith gears up for the release of his latest blockbuster Gemini Man, he has already locked in his next project. Smith has been confirmed to produce and star in Netflix's crime biopic The Council, written by Concussion director Peter Landesman. The film tells the story of an organized crime syndicate run by seven ...

Austin Film Festival Announces Edward Shults’ ‘Waves’ as Centerpiece Film; Confirms Second Wave Live-Up

Today, the Austin Film Festival (AFF) announced that Waves will be the fest’s Centerpiece selection on October 28. Opening Night will include the Texas homecoming for native Trey Edward Shults, whose previous writer- director credits include Krisha and It Comes at Night.  Set against the vibrant landscape of South Florida and featuring an astonishing ensemble of award-winning actors and breakouts alike, Waves traces ...

‘Smallville’s’ Michael Rosenbaum on Why he’s not in the Arrowverse’s Crisis on Infinite Earths’ Crossover

Last week, comic book fans went nuts upon hearing the news that Tom Welling would once again suit up as Clark Kent/Superman for The CW's upcoming Arrowverse crossover "Crisis on Infinite Earths." The news of the Smallville world crossing over with the current DC TV landscape was exciting to many, leading some to theorize that ...

Jonah Hill in Early Talks for Villain Role in Matt Reeves’ ‘The Batman’

As if Jeffrey Wright signing on to play Commissioner Gordon wasn't enough, we've already got our next bit of The Batman casting! Deadline is reporting that Jonah Hill is in early negotiations for a villain role in Matt Reeves' The Batman. The report states that a deal has not been finalized, and that the main ...

Jeffrey Wright in Talks to Join ‘The Batman’ as Commissioner Gordon

Commissioner Gordon is coming to Gotham... once again. Matt Reeves is slowly but surely putting together his cast for The Batman, and he has found the latest actor to take on the iconic role of Gotham's police commissioner. THR is reporting that Jeffrey Wright is in talks for the role of Batman's reluctant ally. In ...

Disney Celebrates the First Day of Fall with New ‘Frozen 2’ Trailer & Images

It's time to build a snowman, once again. Today, Disney rang in the first day of Fall with an all-new trailer for Frozen 2, the highly anticipated sequel to the 2013 acclaimed feature. The new teaser journeys into the enchanted forest, revealing more of Anna & Elsa’s adventure, as well as showcases all new characters. Check ...

‘Smallville’ Star Tom Welling to Appear as Clark Kent in Arrowverse’s ‘Crisis on Infinite Earths’ Crossover

The Superman trifecta is now complete. After much speculation, The CW has announced that Smallville's Tom Welling will reprise his iconic role of Clark Ken/Superman in the upcoming Arrowverse "Crisis on Infinite Earths" crossover. Welling's appearance marks the third Superman set to appear in the crossover. He joins Tyler Hoechlin, who will reprise his role as ...

Wes Anderson’s New Film ‘The French Dispatch’ Lands at Fox Searchlight

Hold onto your perfectly symmetrical hats, as Wes Anderson's newest film has found a home. Fox Searchlight announced today that it has acquired the distribution rights to Anderson's newest project, The French Dispatch. In a press release, the studio confirmed that film is set to be released some time in 2020. The French Dispatch also ...

‘The Boondocks’ Revival Finds New Home in HBO Max

Back in July, we reported that Sony Animation was developing a revival of their hit series The Boondocks. Now, we have learned where the series will be landing. HBO Max has been announced as the new home for the rebooted incarnation of the classic show. The streaming service has ordered two seasons from the new ...

Interview: Indie Creators Dennis Liu & Marie Iida on Crafting Asian-American Superhero ‘LING’ & Netflix’s ‘Raising Dion’

In an always-evolving entertainment industry, diversity remains as one of the most important aspects when tackling a project. As an audience member, you want to see yourself represented in the films, comics, and TV series' that you're watching. In terms of Asian representation, the need for proper, non-whitewashing, representation continues, and two indie creators have ...

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