About Ben Silverio

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Ben F. Silverio received a degree from Drexel University in the Screenwriting and Playwriting Program with a minor in Television Production. While at Drexel, Ben co-founded and co-hosted a film review show called The Pretentious Film Majors, which has evolved into a multi-format form of entertainment including blogs, podcasts on iTunes, articles in the school paper, and a potential tv show. Now armed with an extremely expensive piece of paper, Ben can begin climbing the treacherous ladder of the entertainment industry, which he hopes to do while streaming WWE wrestling matches, reading Marvel comics, and blogging about the excessive amount of movies and tv shows that he watches, all on the iPhone that is permanently attached to his hand.
Favorites: Star Wars, Firefly, Doctor Who, Torchwood, Men In Black, Back to the Future, Zombieland, Moon, Scott Pilgrim Vs The World, Attack the Block, Game of Thrones, Harry Potter, Batman: The Animated Series, The Walking Dead, Futurama, and generally all things related to Marvel
Location: Philadelphia, PA

Ben Silverio - Writer

  • Rock Your Body In Time: ’Beetlejuice’ Musical In The Works

    Posted Saturday, August 27th, 2016 12:00 pm GMT -4
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    A sequel to the Academy Award-winning comedy classic ‘Beetlejuice‘ has been in the works at Warner Bros. for some time now. After making some moves throughout the 90s, the studio tapped Seth Grahame-Smith of ‘Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter’ and ‘Pride & Prejudice & Zombies’ fame in 2011 to write the script with David Katzenberg. Every so […]

  • Red Hulk & Iron Spider Almost Appeared In ‘Captain America: Civil War’

    Posted Thursday, August 25th, 2016 08:00 pm GMT -4
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    ‘Captain America: Civil War‘ was filled with a plethora of characters. In addition to Captain America and Iron Man, several of Earth’s Mightiest Heroes appeared in the film such as Hawkeye, War Machine, Ant-Man, Scarlet Witch, The Vision, and more. The cast was so large that the Russos weren’t able to fit some Marvel Cinematic Universe […]

  • Bryan Singer Says ‘Legion’ Is A Part Of The X-Men Film Universe

    Posted Thursday, August 25th, 2016 05:00 pm GMT -4
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    Since it had been announced that Fox was developing live-action television programming featuring the X-Men, True Believers wondered if there would be any connection between ‘Legion‘ or any other upcoming projects and the iconic films. Back in January, FX president John Landgraf set the record straight when he said that the FX series from ‘Fargo’ creator […]

  • Steve Rogers Is No Longer Captain America In The MCU

    Posted Thursday, August 25th, 2016 02:43 pm GMT -4
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    **This article contains massive SPOILERS for ‘Captain America: Civil War’. But let’s be honest, you probably saw it already. If you haven’t, what are you waiting for?!** Following the events of ‘Captain America: Civil War’, the Avengers are disassembled in a big way. Earth’s Mightiest Heroes has split into two factions with Tony Stark and Steve […]

  • ‘Stranger Things’ Season 2 Would See “Justice For Barb”

    Posted Thursday, August 25th, 2016 11:00 am GMT -4
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    There are so many things to love about Netflix’s latest original series, ‘Stranger Things‘. We could talk about the 80s nostalgia that mixes Stephen King with Steven Spielberg. There’s also the amazing cast that consists of Millie Bobby Brown, Winona Ryder, Finn Wolfhard, Gaten Matarazzo, Caleb McLaughlin, and more. Plus, there’s tons to be said […]

  • Star City Remembers Black Canary In New ‘Arrow’ Season 5 Promo

    Posted Thursday, August 25th, 2016 10:00 am GMT -4
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    Team Arrow was dealt a fatal blow when the Black Canary met her demise during last season’s battle with Damien Darhk. But just because Laurel Lance is gone does not mean that she’s forgotten. In fact, Oliver Queen appears to have made sure that the city that she fought for on the streets and as […]

  • ‘Community’ Creator Dan Harmon Wrote Additional Scenes For ‘Doctor Strange’

    Posted Wednesday, August 24th, 2016 07:30 pm GMT -4
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    The Marvel Cinematic Universe has a strong connection to the fan favorite NBC series ‘Community’. It all started when Marvel Studios tapped Anthony and Joe Russo to direct ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’ and ‘Captain America: Civil War’ before moving on to ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ and beyond. The directing duo then brought along Danny Pudi and Jim […]

  • Japanese ‘Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them’ Trailer Features More Beasts

    Posted Tuesday, August 23rd, 2016 04:16 pm GMT -4
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    This fall, muggles will be able to revisit the wizarding world on the big screen courtesy of J.K. Rowling and David Yates’ ‘Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them‘. And as the name of the film suggests, we won’t only be introduced to a number of new witches and wizards played by the likes of Eddie […]

  • New ‘Blair Witch’ TV Spots Return To The Black Hills Forest

    Posted Tuesday, August 23rd, 2016 12:00 pm GMT -4
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    During this year’s San Diego Comic-Con, Lionsgate pulled off an epic surprise when they revealed that their upcoming film ‘The Woods’ is actually ‘Blair Witch’, the long-awaited and highly-anticipated sequel to the iconic found footage horror film ‘The Blair Witch Project’. And now that we’re about three weeks away from its premiere, the marketing campaign […]

  • Will ‘Thor: Ragnarok’ Feature A Doctor Strange Cameo?

    Posted Monday, August 22nd, 2016 04:00 pm GMT -4
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    When ‘Thor: Ragnarok‘ debuts in theaters next year, the God of Thunder will have many threats to contend with. Luckily, he’ll have a number of allies to back him up such as Tessa Thompson’s Valkyrie and Mark Ruffalo’s Hulk. But new reports have surfaced that indicate that the Asgardian may go beyond the nine realms and […]

  • ScienceFiction.com Faces Off Against Ring Of Honor Stars In Video Game Battle Part 1

    Posted Friday, August 19th, 2016 10:00 pm GMT -4
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    Back in the day, professional wrestlers lived like rock stars. Andre the Giant was known to drink kegs of beer during a night out on the town. “The Nature Boy” Ric Flair tells stories about buying fur coats with “The American Dream” Dusty Rhodes and limousine-ridin and jet-flyin’ with the legendary Four Horsemen. And if […]

  • Ben Whishaw In Talks For ‘Mary Poppins Returns’

    Posted Friday, August 19th, 2016 03:33 pm GMT -4
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    Walt Disney Pictures is preparing for another jolly holiday with ‘Mary Poppins Returns’ and they’ve already added some major talent to bring the nanny that is practically perfect in every way back to the big screen. Behind the camera, Academy Award winner and Tony Nominee Rob Marshall is set to direct a script written by […]

  • Disney Hooks Lin-Manuel Miranda & Alan Menken For Live-Action ‘Little Mermaid’

    Posted Friday, August 19th, 2016 10:00 am GMT -4
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    Back in May, Walt Disney Pictures announced that they were in the early stages of developing a live-action version of their animated classic ‘The Little Mermaid’. At the time, the only thing that we knew about the latest addition to the massive slate of live-action projects was that talks with “major producers, including some with […]

  • Marvel Television And Hulu Announce ‘Runaways’ Series From ‘Gossip Girl’ Creators

    Posted Wednesday, August 17th, 2016 04:19 pm GMT -4
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    After six years of sitting on the shelf, Marvel is finally revisiting a live-action adaptation of Brian K. Vaughn and Adrian Alphona’s award-winning comic series ‘Runaways’. However, unlike in 2008 where Vaughn was working with Marvel Studios and Kevin Feige to craft a major motion picture featuring the group of diverse teens that learn that […]

  • Joss Whedon Rumored To Direct Musical ‘Supergirl’/‘The Flash’ Crossover

    Posted Tuesday, August 16th, 2016 08:00 pm GMT -4
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    The CW is finally giving musical-loving DC Comics fans exactly what they want. The masses have been clamoring for a musical episode featuring the stars of the network’s superhero shows since many of them are extremely talented singers. But aside from a few musical moments at conventions here and there or special videos, it looked […]