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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.

Keanu Reeves to Voice Canadian Character “Duke Caboom” in ‘Toy Story 4’

Canadians can begin counting down to June 21 when DUKE CABOOM, voiced by Keanu Reeves, will be crashing into theatres and into hearts across the country in Toy Story 4. In the all-new story, Duke Caboom is a 1970s toy, based on Canada’s greatest stuntman, who Woody meets in an antique store. Riding his powerful ...

Florence Pugh Joins Scarlett Johansson’s ‘Black Widow’ Movie

From Scotland in the 1300s to the squared circle, Florence Pugh is set to enter yet another new territory: the superhero genre. Sources have confirmed to us that Pugh has been cast in Marvel Studios' Black Widow solo movie. The film sees Scarlett Johansson reprise her role as the MCU's favourite spy/superhero in a film ...

Denis Villeneuve’s ‘Dune’ Adaptation Starts Filming; Hans Zimmer to Compose the Score

Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Entertainment have confirmed that production on the upcoming Dune reboot has officially begun. Denis Villeneuve is set to helm the project, co-writing the script with Eric Roth and Jon Spaihts. WB also confirmed that Blade Runner 2049 co-composer Hans Zimmer will reunite with Villeneuve to compose the score (as if ...

Transformers Producer Confirms ‘The Last Knight’ Sequel in the Works

This week does not seem to want to stop with the shocking news. That's right ladies and gentlemen, a sequel to Transformers: The Last Knight is in the works at Paramount. While the film earned $605 million worldwide in 2017, the lowest gross for any movie in the main Transformers franchise by over $100 million, that ...

James Gunn Reinstated as ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3’ Director

It's official. James Gunn is heading back to Marvel to helm the franchise he started. Deadline is reporting that Gunn has officially be reinstated as the director of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3. The news comes directly from Marvel and Disney, as the report states that the decision was made months ago. The move ...

‘Titans’ Season 2 Adds Esai Morales as Deathstroke

DC's resident terminator is coming to the DC Universe streaming service. The flagship show of the streamer, Titans, has announced that Esai Morales has been cast as Slade Wilson/Deathstroke. The character will join Conner Kent/Superboy as the second major addition to the series' sophomore season. The weekly show follows the superhero squad that’s led by ...

Destin Daniel Cretton Set to Direct Marvel Studios’ ‘Shang-Chi’

The first Asian-led Marvel Cinematic Universe film has found its director. Deadline is reporting that Destin Daniel Cretton has officially signed on to direct Shang-Chi. He is currently directing Just Mercy, which stars Brie Larson and Michael B. Jordan. Other filmmakers who were in discussions include Dear White People's Justin Tipping, Alan Yang, who is ...

Greek Mythology Series ‘Gods & Heroes’ in the Works at Netflix

The world of Greek Mythology is coming to Netflix. The streaming giant announced today that an all-new anime series Gods & Heroes, is in the works. The eight-episode show hails from Charley and Vlas Parlapanides, and has Castlevania animation team, Powerhouse Animation, crafting the art for the series. https://twitter.com/NXOnNetflix/status/1105513821001535488 Gods & Heroes tells the story ...

Marvel Studios Developing ‘What If?’ TV Series For Disney+

What if Tony Stark never announced himself as Iron Man? What If Jessica Jones Had Joined the Avengers? These are the kinds of questions that Marvel aimed to ask in their What If? comic series. Now, the project will see a new light as they are heading to the world of streaming. According to SlashFilm, ...

Critics Will Not Receive ‘Game of Thrones’ Season 8 Episodes in Advance

In an expected movie, HBO has announced that it would NOT be sending out advanced screeners of the eighth season of Game of Thrones to critics for review purposes. This continues the trend that began with the series' sixth season but this wasn't always the case. HBO used to send out GoT screener DVDs in ...

Disney Announces March 20 Closing Date For 21st Century Fox Acquisition

The massive acquisition of 21st Century Fox by The Walt Disney Company is finally set to close. Disney has set a March 20 closing date for the acquisition of 21st Century Fox. The date was included in a press release in which Disney confirmed that the company has received the last major approval for the deal ...

Tom Holland in Talks for New Russo Brothers Film ‘Cherry’

As the release of Avengers: Endgame looms over the film industry, The Russo Brothers have found their next film and its lead actor. Variety is reporting that Spider-Man actor Tom Holland is in talks to star in the Russo brothers’ Cherry, which is set to be the directing duo’s first post-Avengers feature. Joe and Anthony ...

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