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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.

Box Office Report: ‘Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom’ Crosses $1 Billion; ‘Ant-Man and The Wasp’ Nabs $11.5M on Thursday

JA Bayona's monster epic has officially become the third film of 2018 to cross the $1 billion mark as its global total now sits at $1.066 billion. The fifth film in the Jurassic franchise is the 35th movie to reach that milestone. Fallen Kingdom joins its predecessor, 2015’s Jurassic World, which ended its theatrical run ...

‘The Americans’ Star Keri Russell in Talks to Join ‘Star Wars: Episode IX’

While her critically acclaimed role on The Americans has ended, Keri Russell looks to have no plans of slowing down as Variety reports that she has entered early talks to join the cast of Star Wars: Episode IX. Russell's breakout show, Felicity, was executive producers by JJ Abrams, who will co-write and direct Episode IX. The ...

Marvel Announces ‘Black Panther Vs. Deadpool’ Comic Series

Hold on to your vibranium claws and katana swords as Marvel has announced a new comic series featuring Deadpool and Black Panther. The comic, titled Black Panther Vs. Deadpool follows the merc with a mouth using unconventional methods to obtain some vibranium, causing him to enter into a conflict with the King of Wakanda. Check ...

Comcast Once Again Reportedly Set to Counter Disney’s New Offer for Fox Assets

"Just when I thought I was out... they pull me right back in" Disney is currently on top of the bidding war for the 21st Century Fox assets, but it doesn't look as though it will stay that way for very long. Insiders are reporting that Comcast will likely increase its overall bid for Fox, ...

Netflix Set to Shut Down User Reviews This Summer

Netflix no longer wants to share your opinions about TV shows or movies with the rest of the streaming community. The streaming giant is reportedly set to phase out user-submitted reviews over the next two months. As first reported by CNET, Netflix will stop accepting user reviews as of July 30. Then, by mid-August, it will ...

Comic Report 06/07/2018

So Mathew and his family decided to go on vacation for the first two weeks of July and he asked me to cover the comic report this week. So, without further-a-do, here are reviews of all the comics I read this week (not all the ones that came out). Batman #50 Review The plot details ...

‘Gundam’ Live-Action Movie in the Works at Legendary and Sunrise

Ever since the a Mobile Suit Gundam unit appeared in Ready Player One, fans have been ready for a live-action movie seeing the success of many films like Legendary's Pacific Rim franchise. Fans will get their wish as today, it was announced that a Gundam movie is the works! Legendary Entertainment will co-produce a feature based on the the ...

Idris Elba in Final Negotiations to Play Villain in ‘Fast and Furious’ Spinoff ‘Hobbs and Shaw’

If you weren't excited about a Fast and Furious spinoff film about Dwayne Johnson's Luke Hobbs and Jason Statham's Deckard Shaw teaming up, now would be the time to change that tune. According to Variety, Idris Elba is in final negotiations to play the main villain in the spinoff film Hobbs and Shaw. Insiders say ...

‘Mission: Impossible – Fallout’ Director Christopher McQuarrie Says They Tried To Accommodate ‘Justice League’

It was the story that took DC fans by storm. When Justice League was announced to be going through re-shoots, it seemed as though everything would go off without a hitch. After all, re-shoots are nothing knew to massive Hollywood blockbusters. But then, it was revealed that Henry Cavill, aka Superman, who had been working ...

‘Thor: The Dark World’ Director Alan Taylor to Helm ‘Sopranos’ Prequel Film ‘The Many Saints of Newark’

For a man who has directed some of the best Game of Thrones an Sopranos episodes for HBO but also being the man behind Thor: The Dark World and Terminator Genysis, Alan Taylor has had quite an interesting career in Hollywood. Now, it looks like he's coming home as The Wrap reports that he will ...

‘The First Purge’ Film Review

The Purge franchise is one that has stuck with me ever since I first watched the original feature back in 2013. While that film, starring Ethan Hawke, was fairly weak, its two follow-ups, The Purge: Anarchy and The Purge: Election Year, dove more into the lore and expanded the brutal series into what it is ...

The Ten Best Films of 2018 So Far…

The first half of 2018 has flown by and with it has come some of the best films in recent memory. Normally, lists like this would be saved for the end of the year. Don’t worry, the end-of-year best and worst lists are still coming to Talkies Network but for now, as we enter July, ...

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