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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.

Idris Elba to Direct and Star in Netflix’s ‘Hunchback of Notre Dame’

Idris Elba has found his next project and it will be on the small screen for Netflix. Today, The Hollywood Reporter announced that Elba will product, direct and star in a modern retelling of the classic story The Hunchback of Notre Dame. Elba will produce the project under his Green Door production shingle, and will ...

Netflix Reveals First Look at Matt Groening’s New Series ‘Disenchantment’

Today, Netflix revealed the first look at Disenchantment, the new series from the mind of Matt Groening (The Simpsons, Futurama). The ten episode adult animated comedy fantasy series will be launching on Netflix, August 17, 2018. Check out the images below! In Disenchantment, viewers will be whisked away to the crumbling medieval kingdom of Dreamland, ...

Comcast Confirms It’s Ready To Outbid Disney For 21st Century Fox’s Assets

The proposed Disney/Fox acquisition just got a whole lot more interesting. Comcast this morning confirmed its plan to make a rich counter-offer for the 21st Century Fox assets that Disney has proposed to acquire. The move sets in motion what could be one of the biggest merger battles in media. Comcast chief Brian Roberts is set ...

‘Avengers: Infinity War:’ Tony & Pepper Originally Had A Cameo-Filled Scene

*SPOILERS FOR AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR BELOW* For those who have already experienced the cinematic milestone that is Avengers: Infinity War, fans know that, while she does not have a big role, Pepper Potts appears in during the beginning of the film, specifically during a sequence where Tony proclaims that he wants to start a family with ...

Liam Neeson in Talks to Join ‘Men in Black’ Reboot

Liam Neeson, one of the most iconic actors working today, is in negotiations to join Chris Hemsworth and Tessa Thompson in Sony’s Men in Black reboot/spin-off, insiders tell Variety. F. Gary Gray, who previously directed Straight Outta Compton and The Fate of the Furious, is on board to helm the project. Neeson will play the head of the U.K. branch of ...

First Look at ‘GLOW’ Season 2 Released

Can't wait for the gorgeous ladies of wrestling to grace your television and mobile device screens once more? Well, you're in luck! Netflix has provided us with first look images at the highly anticipated second season of Glow, starring Alison Bire (Community) as the series lead. Check out the images below and also check out ...

‘Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom’ Has Screened: Here are the First Reactions

Life uh... finds a way. In less than a month, Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom will premiere in theatres, marking the highly anticipated return of the Jurassic Park franchise following the massively successful 2016 feature, Jurassic World. The sequel, directed by J.A Bayona, has been called a genre-blending movie, mixing aspects of horror and action to ...

‘Deadpool 2’ Director David Leitch Confirms Extended Edition Is In The Works

2018. The year superhero films once again ruled the box office. After garnering critical acclaim as well as making a massive splash at the box office, Deadpool 2 has been the talk of the town and now, the director of the film has come out to announce something rather exciting. In a recent interview with CinemaBlend, director ...

‘13 Reasons Why’ Season 2 Review

A show that garnered as much controversy as it did critical acclaim, 13 Reasons Why took the world by storm when it debuted way back in March of 2017. The series about a teenager who commits suicide and then explains her decision posthumously through a series of recorded tapes — split off into two sections ...

Barack and Michelle Obama Sign Multi-Year Netflix Production Deal

Netflix announced that Michelle and Barack Obama have signed a multi-year agreement to produce films and series for the company. The deal can include scripted and unscripted series, as well as documentaries and features. The content will be produced by Higher Ground Productions. https://twitter.com/netflix/status/998594451378397185 In a statement, the former president of the United States spoke about ...

Jake Gyllenhaal Reportedly in Talks to Join ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’ Sequel As Villain Mysterio

Jake Gyllenhaal is in talks for his first comic book movie role and its a big one. The actor is in talks to play the classic Marvel villain Mysterio in the sequel to Spider-Man: Homecoming. Spider-Man comic creators Stan Lee and Steve Ditko introduced Mysterio in the comics in 1964. A special effects expert, Quentin Beck used ...

Box Office Report: ‘Deadpool 2’ Earns Record-Breaking $18.6M in Previews

Pump the hate breaks Thanos. Avengers: Infinity War will finally experience some competition after three weeks atop the box office. Ryan Reynolds and 20th Century Fox's Deadpool 2 raked in a huge $18.6 million in Thursday-night previews from 3,785 theaters, a record-breaking number for an R-rated pic. The previous record holder was It, which grossed $13.5 million. Prior ...

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