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

  • Lucas Till Returning For ‘X-Men: Apocalypse’

    Posted Saturday, April 25th, 2015 06:00 pm GMT -4
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    As he has been known to do, Bryan Singer has recently been sharing a ton of behind the scenes information regarding his upcoming X-Men movie. The filmmaker has posted a number of pictures from set on his social media accounts, but he has also revealed a number of cast members joining this universe for ‘X-Men: […]

  • Animated ‘Tomorrowland’ Prequels Tease A New Tomorrow With Plus Ultra

    Posted Saturday, April 25th, 2015 03:00 pm GMT -4
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    From the very moment that the project was announced, ‘Tomorrowland’ was shrouded in mystery. Though we’ve seen a few trailers here and there since we first laid eyes on that infamous box that inspired the movie, there is still plenty that we don’t know about Brad Bird and Damon Lindelof’s upcoming sci-fi adventure film. For […]

  • Will Doctor Strange Make His MCU Debut On Netflix’s ‘Iron Fist’?

    Posted Friday, April 24th, 2015 08:30 pm GMT -4
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    Since ‘Sherlock’ and ‘Star Trek Into Darkness’ star Benedict Cumberbatch was cast as the lead in Scott Derrickson’s ‘Doctor Strange,’ things have been pretty quiet on that front. Every time someone asks about the Master of the Mystic Arts, those involved stay pretty mum on the topic and basically say to wait and see. However, a […]

  • Latest ‘Doctor Strange’ Rumors Address Costumes And Setting

    Posted Friday, April 24th, 2015 07:00 pm GMT -4
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    Obviously, fans of the Marvel Cinematic Universe are excited for ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ and ‘Ant-Man’ this summer, but everyone is looking to the future as well. The Phase Three schedule is diverse, exciting, and even terrifying when you think about what could happen to our beloved characters, however, whenever news has emerged regarding the […]

  • Whose Side Are They On?: Possible Details For ‘Captain America: Civil War’ Emerge

    Posted Friday, April 24th, 2015 12:00 pm GMT -4
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    After Marvel Studios announced their line-up for Phase Three a few months ago, Kevin Feige explained how ‘Captain America: Civil War‘ would differ from its source material. Basically, he outlined a scenario that didn’t so much hinge on the secret identities of superheroes, but rather who they report to. When the first synopsis for the sequel […]

  • Exclusive Interview: ‘Ex Machina’ Writer/Director Alex Garland

    Posted Friday, April 24th, 2015 10:00 am GMT -4
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    The world of science fiction is absolutely buzzing right now thanks to some big name franchises. With summer movie season approaching and other blockbusters gearing up for releases in the months following, it seems like everyone is talking about ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron,’ ‘Jurassic World,, ‘Ant-Man,’ ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens,’ and ‘Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice.’ But […]

  • Matt Fraction & David Aja’s ‘Hawkeye’ #22 Delayed Again

    Posted Thursday, April 23rd, 2015 07:00 pm GMT -4
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    One of the best comic series in recent history is Matt Fraction & David Aja’s ‘Hawkeye.’ When the book debuted in 2012, it won instant acclaim among fans and critics alike. The unexpected hit starring avenging archers Clint Barton and Kate Bishop won award after award during its run, but it was set to end earlier […]

  • Adam McKay Is Still In The Running To Direct A Marvel Movie

    Posted Thursday, April 23rd, 2015 06:00 pm GMT -4
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    When Edgar Wright left ‘Ant-Man’ over creative differences, there were a number of directors in line to helm the long-gestating Marvel film. Eventually, Peyton Reed landed the gig, but at one point ‘Anchorman’ filmmaker Adam McKay was next in line for the director’s chair. Unfortunately, prior commitments kept him from overseeing the introduction of Hank […]

  • Joss Whedon Has “No Immediate Plans” Of Returning To The MCU

    Posted Thursday, April 23rd, 2015 11:00 am GMT -4
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    We’ve heard for some time that Joss Whedon would be stepping away from the Marvel Cinematic Universe after completing his work on ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron.’ It seemed pretty apparent since he’s started talking about some stuff like Phil Coulson’s resurrection and Edgar Wright’s ‘Ant-Man’ script recently, but things were made pretty official when the Russo […]

  • Joss Whedon Labels Edgar Wright’s ‘Ant-Man’ Script Best Marvel Ever Had

    Posted Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015 03:00 pm GMT -4
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    Fans were devastated when news broke that Edgar Wright would be leaving ‘Ant-Man’ over creative differences. After all, the filmmaker behind ‘Shaun of the Dead,’ ‘Hot Fuzz,’ and ‘Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World’ had been working on that movie even before the Marvel Cinematic Universe existed. Now, that doesn’t mean that Peyton Reed’s upcoming Phase Two […]

  • Is John Ridley Planning A ‘Ms. Marvel’ Series For ABC?

    Posted Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015 09:00 am GMT -4
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    When news dropped recently saying that Oscar-winning writer and producer John Ridley is working on a Marvel Studios series for ABC, True Believers began sharing their theories about what the show could be. The ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ spinoff starring Adrianne Palicki and Nick Blood was ruled out since executive producer Jeffrey Bell and writer Paul […]

  • ‘Daredevil’ Renewed For Season Two Without Showrunner

    Posted Tuesday, April 21st, 2015 09:45 pm GMT -4
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    One week ago, Marvel Studios changed the game again with their first Netflix series ‘Daredevil.’ Fans and critics alike praised the show starring Charlie Cox, Deborah Ann Woll, Elden Henson, and Vincent D’Onofrio for its top notch writing, excellent cinematography, and ability to take the Marvel Cinematic Universe to places that we haven’t seen it go […]

  • George Lucas Has High Hopes For Howard The Duck In The MCU

    Posted Tuesday, April 21st, 2015 10:00 am GMT -4
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    While many ‘Star Wars’ fans were keeping close tabs on the news coming out of Star Wars Celebration like the latest trailer for ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’, some lucky fans were lucky enough to spend some time with the father of a galaxy far, far away thanks to the Tribeca Film Festival. On Friday, […]

  • Adrianne Palicki & Nick Blood Starring In ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ Spinoff

    Posted Tuesday, April 21st, 2015 09:00 am GMT -4
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    As’Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ prepares to tie into ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ with their next few episodes, news continues to circulate about the rumored spinoff from executive producer Jeffrey Bell and writer Paul Zbyszewski. When that news dropped last week, details were extremely limited and all that was said was that seeds for this potential spinoff would […]

  • First Look At David Tennant & Mike Colter In ‘A.K.A. Jessica Jones’

    Posted Monday, April 20th, 2015 07:00 pm GMT -4
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    By now, the world knows that the partnership between Marvel Studios and Netflix is a great success thanks to ‘Daredevil.’ True Believers are clamoring for more stories from this corner of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, even if the upcoming heroes aren’t as well known as Captain America, Iron Man, or the Hulk. And they won’t have […]