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

  • First Look At Archie, Jughead, Betty, & Veronica In The CW’s ‘Riverdale’

    Posted Saturday, May 28th, 2016 09:00 am GMT -4
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    When word first got out that Greg Berlanti and Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa were developing a TV series based on the characters of Archie Comics, a lot of people were slightly confused by the idea of bringing the poster child for a clean cut, All-American era that is long gone. Then, once it was revealed that it […]

  • Geoff Johns Praises Ben Affleck’s Work On Solo Batman Film

    Posted Friday, May 27th, 2016 05:00 pm GMT -4
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    After the train wreck that was ‘Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice’, DC Entertainment and Warner Bros. have done a number of things to shake up their film division. In addition to moving around some producers, reports indicate that Zack Snyder would have no input on the Dark Knight’s upcoming film from Ben Affleck. But […]

  • Disney Considers ‘The Little Mermaid’ For Next Live-Action Project

    Posted Friday, May 27th, 2016 04:00 pm GMT -4
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    Earlier this month, Walt Disney Pictures revealed a number of dates set aside for their upcoming live-action projects. Though they didn’t reveal which movie would fill which date, the studio did tease some possibilities such as Ava DuVernay’s ‘A Wrinkle In Time’, ‘Jungle Cruise’ starring Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, and the ‘Mary Poppins’ sequel with […]

  • Potential ‘Black Panther’ Casting Call Reveals Possible Characters

    Posted Friday, May 27th, 2016 12:00 pm GMT -4
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    There were so many things to love about ‘Captain America: Civil War’, but one thing that everyone raves about is Chadwick Boseman’s portrayal of the Black Panther. The actor proved that he was the right man for the part and he got people excited for Ryan Coogler’s upcoming Phase Three film. But aside from T’Challa, […]

  • First Trailer For ‘The Space Between Us’ Showcases A Love Story That’s Out Of This World

    Posted Friday, May 27th, 2016 09:00 am GMT -4
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    When I was compiling my list of most anticipated films of the year (that didn’t have superheroes in them), ‘The Space Between Us’ from ‘Serendipity’ director Peter Chelsom and ‘Wall Street: Money Never Dies’ writer Allan Loeb caught my eye because I’m a sucker for a good romantic story. At the time, there was only […]

  • Mystique Is No Hero In Latest ‘X-Men: Apocalypse’ Clips

    Posted Thursday, May 26th, 2016 04:00 pm GMT -4
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    Since the release of ‘X-Men: First Class’, Jennifer Lawrence has become one of the biggest stars of the franchise. But since her future in the series is currently up in the air, 20th Century Fox is certainly playing up her involvement for as long as they have her. The evidence is in the latest clips […]

  • Bryan Singer Discusses Cutting Jubilee & More From ‘X-Men: Apocalypse’

    Posted Thursday, May 26th, 2016 12:00 pm GMT -4
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    When ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’ came out, fans noticed that Anna Paquin’s Rogue was cut out of the film despite being included in the promotional materials leading up to it. The character was reinserted into the film thanks to the ‘Rogue Cut’, which was released about a year after the initial movie hit theaters. […]

  • Bebop & Rocksteady Transform In New ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows’ Clip

    Posted Thursday, May 26th, 2016 11:00 am GMT -4
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    Despite always having the luck of the Irish on his side, former WWE World Heavyweight Champion Sheamus hasn’t exactly had the best of luck inside the squared circle as of late. After his villainous stable of international superstars known as The League of Nations disbanded last month, he came up short of qualifying for this […]

  • ‘Godzilla 2’ Loses Director Gareth Edwards

    Posted Tuesday, May 17th, 2016 11:00 am GMT -4
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    There are frequently highs and lows in Hollywood when you’re trying to get a project made and that seems to be the case for Warner Bros. and Legendary Pictures’ ‘Godzilla 2.’ After learning that the release date had been pushed to 2019 last week, the follow up to the 2014 monster movie is now experiencing yet […]

  • ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ Star Clark Gregg Discusses Avengers Reunion

    Posted Monday, May 16th, 2016 11:00 am GMT -4
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    ‘Captain America: Civil War’ was stacked with characters from throughout the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Staples such as Iron Man, Black Widow, and War Machine were on the front lines with relative newcomers like Scarlet Witch, Ant-Man, and Falcon. There were even a few blasts from the past as General Thunderbolt Ross, Agent Peggy Carter, and […]

  • Bryan Singer & Simon Kinberg Tease X-citing ‘X-Men: Apocalypse’ Cameo

    Posted Monday, May 16th, 2016 10:00 am GMT -4
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    **This article contains SPOILERS for ‘X-Men: Apocalypse’. Do not proceed if you wish to keep the kick-ass cameo contained within the movie a secret until you see the movie.** In the final trailer for ‘X-Men: Apocalypse,’ you may have spotted an iconic set of claws popping into frame at the very end. Rumors previously spoke […]

  • ‘Jessica Jones’ Season 2 & ‘The Defenders’ Will Shoot Back To Back

    Posted Friday, May 13th, 2016 03:00 pm GMT -4
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    When ‘Jessica Jones‘ premiered on Netflix, it wasn’t only one of the best offerings from the Marvel Cinematic Universe or the best superhero show from last year. Many would agree that it was actually one of the best television programs overall of 2015. With a distinction like that, it not hard to believe that the series […]

  • Marvel’s ‘Most Wanted’ Not Moving Forward At ABC

    Posted Friday, May 13th, 2016 02:00 pm GMT -4
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    Around this time last year, ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ executive producer Jeffrey Bell and writer Paul Zbyszewski announced that they were developing a spinoff featuring Adrianne Palicki and Nick Blood’s fan favorite agents Bobbi Morse (AKA Mockingbird) and Lance Hunter. We later found out that the show would be called ‘Most Wanted’‘and it would follow the […]

  • Has Tom Hardy’s ‘Star Wars: Episode VIII’ Cameo Been Revealed?

    Posted Friday, May 13th, 2016 10:00 am GMT -4
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    There are a number of things that could be considered fun about ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’. You may have enjoyed Han Solo and Chewbacca arguing about the cold. Or maybe you appreciated Lin-Manuel Miranda’s cantina music at Maz Kanata’s palace (which has been on repeat at my house since it became available on iTunes […]

  • ABC Officially Cancels ‘Agent Carter’

    Posted Thursday, May 12th, 2016 09:10 pm GMT -4
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    Though all the signs over the past few months have pointed towards this outcome, True Believers have been dreading this day for some time. On a day where ABC has announced a number of cancellations of fan favorite shows such as ‘Castle’, ‘Nashville’, ‘Galavant’, and ‘The Muppets’ (which actually did get much better around the […]