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

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

    Posted Thursday, May 26th, 2016 12:00 pm GMT -4

    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

    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

    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

    ‘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

    **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

    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

    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

    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

    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 […]

  • April O’Neil Meets Casey Jones In New ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out Of The Shadows’ Clip

    Posted Thursday, May 12th, 2016 05:00 pm GMT -4

    We’re used to seeing Stephen Amell kick ass every week as Oliver Queen in ‘Arrow’ on The CW every week. Although for his latest project, he’s trading in his bow and arrows for a hockey stick as he dons the mask of vigilante Casey Jones in ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows’. And while […]

  • Why Wasn’t Nick Fury In ‘Captain America: Civil War’?

    Posted Thursday, May 12th, 2016 10:00 am GMT -4

    Despite doing a good job at focusing on the title character and his struggles throughout the movie, there was certainly no shortage of characters in ‘Captain America: Civil War’. The Star-Spangled Avenger was joined by the likes of Iron Man, Black Widow, Falcon, The Vision, Spider-Man, and more as they took sides in the debate […]

  • Disney Discontinues ‘Disney Infinity’ & Gets Out Of Console Gaming

    Posted Thursday, May 12th, 2016 09:00 am GMT -4

    After three years of annual releases, ‘Disney Infinity’ is coming to an end. The House of Mouse announced earlier this week that the open world game featuring collectible figures from your favorite Disney, Pixar, Marvel, and ‘Star Wars’ movies would not be receiving any new updates after June following the releases of the ‘Alice Through […]

  • ‘Locke & Key’ Being Developed For Television Once Again

    Posted Wednesday, May 11th, 2016 04:00 pm GMT -4

    For a number of years now, Joe Hill and Gabriel Rodriguez’s ‘Locke & Key‘ has been close to receiving a live-action adaptation. As far back as 2008, various movie studios such as Dimension Films, Universal, and Dreamworks tried to develop the story of a family that discovers magical keys that open strange doors for the big […]

  • Did The ‘Captain America: Civil War’ Writers Consider Using More Moments From The Comic?

    Posted Wednesday, May 11th, 2016 01:00 pm GMT -4

    At this point, we should all come to accept that we’re not going to get any direct adaptations of our favorite Marvel Comics story lines from the Marvel Cinematic Universe for the most part. Events from the books definitely inspire the films, but very rarely if ever do we get beat for beat live-action retellings of […]

  • New ‘X-Men: Apocalypse’ Clip Shows How Cyclops’ Powers Emerge

    Posted Tuesday, May 10th, 2016 06:00 pm GMT -4

    Growing up and going through high school is tough for everybody on the planet. But imagine if your latent mutant abilities decided to manifest themselves in the middle of a class that already sees you as a troublemaker? Well, that definitely doesn’t make things any easier. But it certainly comes in handy when dealing with […]