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

  • Vanessa Hudgens Discusses Her Character On NBC’s ‘Powerless’

    Posted Tuesday, June 28th, 2016 06:00 pm GMT -4

    DC Entertainment has the superhero drama pretty well covered with their slate of programming on The CW including ‘Arrow’, ‘The Flash’, ‘Legends of Tomorrow’, and now ‘Supergirl’. Beyond that is ‘Gotham’ on Fox, but the DC Universe is about to expand even further when ‘Powerless’ premieres on NBC next season. The new show will be […]

  • Will Sony Expand The Spider-Man Franchise With A Silver Sable Movie?

    Posted Tuesday, June 28th, 2016 12:00 pm GMT -4

    Before Peter Parker swung into action alongside Team Iron Man in ‘Captain America: Civil War’ ahead of his own adventure in ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’, Sony Pictures had their own master plan for Spider-Man and his amazing friends outside of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. In an effort to expand their Spider-verse, the studio was working on an […]

  • ‘Star Trek Beyond’ Director Justin Lin Allegedly Eyed For Live-Action ‘Akira’ Adaptation

    Posted Tuesday, June 28th, 2016 09:00 am GMT -4

    Almost exactly one year ago, we learned that Warner Bros. was getting the long-gestating adaptation of ‘Akira’ off the ground again with the help of Marco J. Ramierez. The studio announced that the ‘Daredevil’ co-showrunner would be the latest in a long, long list of people to resurrect the project and develop a new screenplay based on […]

  • James Carpinello Joins ‘Gotham’ As Mario Falcone

    Posted Sunday, June 26th, 2016 06:00 pm GMT -4

    With Dr. Hugo Strange’s patients from Arkham Asylum running amok throughout the city, those involved in organized crime took a backseat during the second season of ‘Gotham’. Although when the third season rolls around this fall, the mob will come back into James Gordon’s life once again, except this time they will impact his social […]

  • New Images From ‘Game of Thrones’ Season Six Finale

    Posted Sunday, June 26th, 2016 09:00 am GMT -4

    For the first time in a long time, the heroes were able to rack up a few wins in last week’s episode of ‘Game of Thrones‘. However, as any fan of the show knows, that happiness doesn’t tend to last very long. Whether it’s a battle, a body part, or their life, the characters that we […]

  • Hulu’s ‘Dimension 404’ Anthology Series Adds Patton Oswalt & More

    Posted Saturday, June 25th, 2016 06:00 pm GMT -4

    Lionsgate and RocketJump announced earlier this year that they would be teaming up for a six-episode sci-fi/fantasy anthology series on Hulu titled ‘Dimension 404’. Inspired by the internet error code 404, the show “aims to evoke that 3 a.m. feeling of wandering onto the weird side of the web, stumbling upon stories that cannot be […]

  • Stephen Amell Drops New Details About ‘Arrow’ Season Five

    Posted Friday, June 24th, 2016 12:00 pm GMT -4

    On better days, social media can be a wonderful thing. Aside from being a tool to share your favorite adorable animal video with your friends, it can connect you to the world at large. Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and the like can even get you closer to your favorite celebrities, many of whom are happy to […]

  • Zack Snyder Admits ‘Batman v Superman’ Backlash Changed The Tone Of ‘Justice League’

    Posted Thursday, June 23rd, 2016 10:00 am GMT -4

    To put it bluntly, ’Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice’ was a pretty bad movie. Though there was a small contingent that disagreed with that widely accepted consensus, plenty of people expressed their extreme displeasure with one of the most highly anticipated films of all time. In fact, such a large number of fans voiced […]

  • Sony Announces Animated ‘Ghostbusters’ Series For 2018

    Posted Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016 07:00 pm GMT -4

    Despite the fact that many fans are not exactly receptive to the upcoming reboot of ‘Ghostbusters’ starring Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig, Kate McKinnon, and Leslie Jones for a variety of different reasons, Sony is still pushing forward with their plans to expand the franchise. Not only is another live-action film in development with Channing Tatum […]

  • Kelly Sue Deconnick Joins Writing Team For NBC’s ‘Emerald City’

    Posted Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016 10:00 am GMT -4

    Last year, fan favorite comic book writers Matt Fraction and Kelly Sue DeConnick announced that they had signed a two-year overall deal with Universal Television that would allow their production company Milkfed Criminal Masterminds to develop some of their award-winning comics as well as other comic creators’ books for television. Since then, we learned that […]

  • ‘Doctor Strange’ Toys May Have Revealed The Name Of Mads Mikkelsen’s Character

    Posted Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016 09:00 am GMT -4

    Toys that tie into movies are generally pretty cool these days. Although, sometimes they can be released well before the movie hits theaters and can spoil some fairly integral moments, similar to what happened with the Giant Man Funko Pop figure from ‘Captain America: Civil War’. Or at the very least they could reveal some […]

  • New ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2’ Synopsis Reveals New Story Details

    Posted Tuesday, June 21st, 2016 12:00 pm GMT -4

    Shortly after Marvel Studios released a new synopsis for ‘Doctor Strange’ earlier today, they shared one for ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2′ as well. In addition confirming reports that we’ve been hearing about the upcoming sequel to the surprise hit of 2014, there are also a few interesting surprises contained in the latest description for […]

  • ‘Suicide Squad’ Director Discusses The Joker’s Tattoos

    Posted Sunday, June 19th, 2016 06:00 pm GMT -4

    Ever since the first promotional photo of Jared Leto as The Joker surfaced last year, fans have been very critical about the version of the Clown Prince of Crime that appears in ‘Suicide Squad‘. More specifically, they weren’t very receptive to the infamous DC villain’s new ink. Criticisms ranged from disappointed eye-rolls to comparisons to […]

  • Universal Officially Sets Release Date For ‘Wicked’

    Posted Sunday, June 19th, 2016 03:00 pm GMT -4

    When anyone talks about a musical this year, there is a very good chance that they’re talking about the eleven-time Tony-winning ‘Hamilton’ from the inimitable Lin-Manuel Miranda. However, back in 2003, the hit show that had everyone dancing through life was ‘Wicked’, the wonderful prequel/reimagining of the classic ‘Wizard of Oz’ story told from the […]

  • ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’ Adds ‘Silicon Valley’ And ’Prometheus’ Stars

    Posted Sunday, June 19th, 2016 09:00 am GMT -4

    True Believers were delighted to hear earlier this week that former ‘Community’ star Donald Glover is in line to join the cast of ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming‘. Though he probably won’t be suiting up in a leotard with a spider on the chest, he would be in very good company as the cast already features some stellar […]