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

  • Meet Elizabeth Bennet And Mr. Darcy In New ‘Pride And Prejudice And Zombies’ Clips

    Posted Sunday, January 24th, 2016 01:30 pm GMT -4

    Even before it hit shelves in 2009, Seth Grahame-Smith’s novel ’Pride And Prejudice And Zombies’ was picked up by Lionsgate to become a major motion picture. However, the project went through a number of changes including a revolving door of directors that included David O. Russell, Mike Newell, Matt Reeves, and more. Production stalled in […]

  • Alexandra Shipp Discusses Storm’s Origins In ‘X-Men: Apocalypse’

    Posted Sunday, January 24th, 2016 10:30 am GMT -4

    When we first meet Halle Berry’s Storm in ‘X-Men’, she’s established as a hero pretty quickly. Ororo Munroe is shown in the classroom teaching her students, but she also suits up and jumps into action along with the rest of the X-Men when Magneto and the Brotherhood start causing some trouble. But there isn’t too […]

  • Steve Rogers Returns To Action In Marvel Comics’ ‘Captain America: Steve Rogers’

    Posted Saturday, January 23rd, 2016 09:00 pm GMT -4

    When an unexpected chain of events lead to Steve Rogers being sucked of his Super Soldier Serum, he vacated the mantle of Captain America so that someone could step in to do the job that he no longer could. That’s when he passed the name and the shield onto his good friend Sam Wilson because […]

  • ‘Jumanji’ Remake Lands ‘Sex Tape’ Director Jake Kasdan

    Posted Saturday, January 23rd, 2016 06:00 pm GMT -4

    One of the absolute gems of 1990s kids’ movies has to be ‘Jumanji’, the 1995 adaptation of Chris Van Allsburg’s 1981 Caldecott Medal-winning adventure book starring Robin Williams, Bonnie Hunt, David Alan Greer, and a young Kirsten Dunst. The film told the tale of two young children that find a mystical board game in their […]

  • ‘Justice League’ Stars Reveal Aquaman, Cyborg, And The Flash Details

    Posted Thursday, January 21st, 2016 08:00 pm GMT -4

    To celebrate the return of the Emerald Archer and the Scarlet Speedster to The CW along with the series premiere of the latest Arrowverse spinoff, the network has dubbed this week #DCWeek. In addition to new episodes of ‘Arrow’, ‘The Flash’, and ‘Legends of Tomorrow’, Tuesday night also saw the debut of two new specials […]

  • Will Luke Cage’s Tiara Or Kilgrave Appear In Future Marvel Shows On Netflix?

    Posted Thursday, January 21st, 2016 05:14 pm GMT -4

    Marvel Television and Netflix have proven that their partnership is a fruitful one rather than a fluke. After an awesome showing with the first season of ‘Daredevil’, the studios followed up with the amazing ‘Jessica Jones’, which brought this corner of the Marvel Cinematic Universe to a whole new level. But on top of ‘Iron […]

  • Ryan Reynolds Teases Cable Team Up in ‘Deadpool’ Sequel

    Posted Thursday, January 21st, 2016 01:00 pm GMT -4

    A number of iconic, fan favorite X-Men have made the jump from the pages of Marvel Comics to the big screen. Aside from the regulars like Cyclops, Wolverine, Storm, and Jean Grey, we’ve gotten Colossus, Nightcrawler, Quicksilver, and Bishop. But someone that keeps getting talked about without being seen up until now is Cable. Though […]

  • Fox Open To ‘Gotham’ Spinoffs

    Posted Thursday, January 21st, 2016 11:00 am GMT -4

    Every comic book show on TV seems to be connected to a larger universe these days. Marvel currently has ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’, ’Agent Carter’, ‘Daredevil’, and ‘Jessica Jones’ on ABC and Netflix, with more on in the pipeline. On the DC side of things, The CW has ‘Arrow’, ‘The Flash’, ‘Vixen’, and the upcoming ‘Legends […]

  • Constantine’s ‘Arrow’ Appearance Was Always A One-Shot

    Posted Thursday, January 21st, 2016 10:00 am GMT -4

    When ‘Constantine’ was cancelled over the summer, DC fans were sad to see Matt Ryan’s version of the Hellblazer go. Though there was a mixed reaction to the show itself, the actor was a perfect fit for the role. Luckily, he had one last chance to play the part when ‘Arrow’ came calling and brought […]

  • ‘Deadpool’ Does Have A Post-Credits Scene

    Posted Wednesday, January 20th, 2016 08:00 pm GMT -4

    The post-credits scene has become a staple of the comic book movie genre. Though it has really become a signature for Marvel Studios, almost every major superhero blockbuster has one to tease the audience with whatever comes next. And based on recent reports, the Merc With A Mouth will follow the trend when he finally […]

  • ‘Star Wars Rebels’ Showrunner Dave Filoni Teases Darth Maul & Other Film Connections

    Posted Wednesday, January 20th, 2016 12:00 pm GMT -4

    Ahead of its return this week, Disney XD recently released a new trailer for the second half of ‘Star Wars Rebels’. This preview showed off some of the epic action coming to the popular animated series set in a galaxy far, far away and even featured the appearances of some of the most iconic characters […]

  • Latest ‘Star Wars Rebels’ Trailer Teases Connections To ‘The Force Awakens’

    Posted Tuesday, January 19th, 2016 08:00 pm GMT -4

    Ever since the first picture of him was revealed, fans have been interested in Kylo Ren. This interest grew exponentially once ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ hit theaters, but it all started with that picture of the First Order soldier wielding a red crossguard lightsaber. And at that point, there might have been just as […]

  • Meet The Worst Heroes Ever In New ‘Suicide Squad’ Character Posters

    Posted Tuesday, January 19th, 2016 12:00 pm GMT -4

    It has been about six months since we saw the first trailer for ‘Suicide Squad’ at San Diego Comic Con. Though it may not seem that long since we’ve been seeing some new stills here and there while hearing the cast and crew talk about the movie a good bit since then, it really has […]

  • Gal Gadot Sports A Shield & Sword In Latest ‘Wonder Woman’ Set Photos

    Posted Monday, January 18th, 2016 07:00 pm GMT -4

    Thanks to the recent promos for ‘Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice’ (and decades of comic book history), we’re all pretty used to seeing Wonder Woman with a sword and a shield as she prepares for battle. Although when it comes to Patty Jenkins’ upcoming solo film featuring the Justice Leaguer in World War I, […]

  • How Will Spider-Man Be Introduced In ‘Captain America: Civil War’?

    Posted Monday, January 18th, 2016 03:00 pm GMT -4

    True Believers have been begging and pleading for Spider-Man to join the Marvel Cinematic Universe since it was established. Now after a few failed franchises at Sony, that’s finally happening this year as Tom Holland will be introduced as the new friendly neighborhood web-slinger in ‘Captain America: Civil War’. But how will the House of […]