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

  • ‘Doctor Who’ Spinoff ‘Class’ Receives Release Date

    Posted Monday, September 26th, 2016 09:00 am GMT -4
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    Big changes are coming to the ‘Doctor Who’ universe. Behind the scenes, Steven Moffat is preparing for his final season on the long-running British sci-fi series as Chris Chibnall gets ready to step in as showrunner for series eleven. On the other side of the camera, the Doctor’s world will be expanding even further when […]

  • Disney Parks May Blackout Pass Holders For Two Months Following Star Wars Land Openings

    Posted Sunday, September 25th, 2016 03:00 pm GMT -4
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    Disney World and Disneyland annual pass holders have gone through a lot of changes recently. In addition to an increase of blackout dates (particularly around the holiday season), the cost of these passes went up as high as 30% when the parks introduced a number of new options last year. But now it sounds like […]

  • Tim Seeley Explains Why He Quit Marvel’s New ‘Blade’ Comic Series

    Posted Friday, September 23rd, 2016 10:00 am GMT -4
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    During the 2015 San Diego Comic-Con, Marvel Comics announced an all-new all-different Blade series from writer Tim Seeley and artist Logan Faerber was in the works. The book would star the Daywalker as he fights alongside his long lost teenage daughter Fallon Gray in a modern update of the Marvel Monster magazines from the 1970s. […]

  • First ‘Ghost In The Shell’ Footage Revealed In New TV Spots

    Posted Thursday, September 22nd, 2016 01:02 pm GMT -4
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    Since production started a few months ago, the live-action adaptation of ‘Ghost in the Shell’ has been making plenty of headlines. The majority of them had to do with whitewashing main character Major Motoko Kusanagi by casting Scarlett Johansson in the role, but today’s news is a little different. Now we have our first look […]

  • Logan May Face The Reavers In ‘Wolverine 3’

    Posted Wednesday, September 21st, 2016 09:00 pm GMT -4
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    We’ve known for some time that ‘Wolverine 3‘ would be based on the acclaimed ‘Old Man Logan’ storyline by Mark Millar and Steve McNiven. However, due to various issues regarding the film rights to certain Marvel characters, it won’t be a direct adaptation. That means that Hugh Jackman’s Wolverine won’t be partnering with a blind Hawkeye […]

  • ‘Black Panther’ May Include Multiple Incarnations Of The Titular Hero

    Posted Wednesday, September 21st, 2016 09:00 am GMT -4
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    A few months ago, the Marvel Cinematic Universe met Prince T’Challa of Wakanda in ‘Captain America: Civil War’. Throughout the film, True Believers saw the prince become a king and the king become a superhero known as Black Panther. But while that movie served as a good introduction to the character, there is a long […]

  • ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ Drops New Promos, Clips, & Pics Before Season 4 Premiere

    Posted Tuesday, September 20th, 2016 12:00 pm GMT -4
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    After having a few months to recover from ‘Captain America: Civil War’, True Believers are ready to return to the Marvel Cinematic Universe. But before getting to explore new areas of the MCU in ‘Doctor Strange’ and ‘Luke Cage’ later this fall, we’ll get to catch up with Agent Phil Coulson and his team as […]

  • Thor’s Roommate Darryl Might Pop Up Again In ‘Thor: Ragnarok’

    Posted Monday, September 19th, 2016 08:00 pm GMT -4
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    True Believers had many questions following ‘Captain America: Civil War’. Though the majority of them had to do with the futures of heroes such as Captain America, Iron Man, Black Panther, Spider-Man, and the Winter Soldier, many (including General Thunderbolt Ross) wondered where Thor and Bruce Banner were during all of this. ‘Thor: Ragnarok’ director […]

  • Ryan Potter Furthers Hollywood Diversity Conversation With Robin Audition

    Posted Sunday, September 18th, 2016 06:00 pm GMT -4
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    Last week, ‘Big Hero 6’ star Ryan Potter started to campaign for the role of Tim Drake A.K.A. Robin in the DC Cinematic Universe. The young actor took to his Twitter to let Ben Affleck know that he’s ready, willing, and able to play the fan favorite sidekick in Zack Snyder’s ‘Justice League’ and beyond. […]

  • Disney Fans Start Petition To Ensure Live-Action ‘Mulan’ Isn’t Whitewashed

    Posted Sunday, September 18th, 2016 12:00 pm GMT -4
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    Representation matters in our media. No matter how many times people say it, it cannot be said enough. Yet even in this day and age where this sentiment is made loud and clear over and over again, Hollywood still manages to place white people front and center of stories that are clearly meant to spotlight […]

  • Chadwick Boseman Says His Black Panther Is An Anti-Hero

    Posted Thursday, September 15th, 2016 10:00 am GMT -4
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    When you Google the definition of the word “anti-hero”, you’ll see that the word refers to a protagonist who lacks conventional heroic qualities such as idealism, courage, or morality and often possess dark personality traits such as disagreeableness, dishonesty, and aggressiveness. James Bond, Holden Caulfield, Tyler Durden, Dexter Morgan, Walter White, Tony Montana, and Han […]

  • Jeff Goldblum Prepares For ‘Thor: Ragnarok’

    Posted Wednesday, September 14th, 2016 11:00 am GMT -4
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    Nearly four months ago, ‘Thor: Ragnarok’ added a number of new stars to their already stacked cast. Taika Waititi’s upcoming Phase Three already featured the talents of Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston, Idris Elba, Anthony Hopkins, Jamie Alexander, and Mark Ruffalo, but on that May day, the likes of Karl Urban, Cate Blanchard, and Tessa Thompson […]

  • John Barrowman Returns As Captain Jack Harkness In New Big Finish Audio Dramas

    Posted Tuesday, September 13th, 2016 10:00 am GMT -4
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    Since the last episode aired in 2011, John Barrowman has been doing everything that he possibly can to keep Captain Jack Harkness and ‘Torchwood’ alive. Along with his sister, the actor has penned novels and comic books featuring his character from the beloved ‘Doctor Who’ spinoff. He has also participated in a series of meetings […]

  • Let’s Go To The Mall: ’X-Men: Apocalypse’ Deleted Scenes Released

    Posted Monday, September 12th, 2016 02:00 pm GMT -4
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    Though Nightcrawler, Cyclops, and Jean Grey all played a part in the epic final battle in ‘X-Men: Apocalypse’, the young mutants (along with their partner in crime Jubilee) were largely absent from the theatrical cut of the movie despite appearing in set pictures and early promotional material. One scene in particular that was left on […]

  • ‘Arrow’ Star Stephen Amell Targets ‘American Ninja Warrior’

    Posted Sunday, September 11th, 2016 03:00 pm GMT -4
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    Week in and week out, DC Comics fans see how incredibly fit ‘Arrow’ star Stephen Amell is. When the actor isn’t shown protecting Star City from evil with a flurry of arrows and fists, he’s sometimes seen in his lair sparring or climbing his infamous salmon ladder. Additionally, we can see all of the crazy […]