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

  • Ryan Potter Furthers Hollywood Diversity Conversation With Robin Audition

    Posted Sunday, September 18th, 2016 06:00 pm GMT -4

    Last week, ‘Big Hero 6’ star Ryan Potter started to campaign for the role of Tim Drake A.K.A. Robin in the DC Cinematic Universe. The young actor took to his Twitter to let Ben Affleck know that he’s ready, willing, and able to play the fan favorite sidekick in Zack Snyder’s ‘Justice League’ and beyond. […]

  • Disney Fans Start Petition To Ensure Live-Action ‘Mulan’ Isn’t Whitewashed

    Posted Sunday, September 18th, 2016 12:00 pm GMT -4

    Representation matters in our media. No matter how many times people say it, it cannot be said enough. Yet even in this day and age where this sentiment is made loud and clear over and over again, Hollywood still manages to place white people front and center of stories that are clearly meant to spotlight […]

  • Chadwick Boseman Says His Black Panther Is An Anti-Hero

    Posted Thursday, September 15th, 2016 10:00 am GMT -4

    When you Google the definition of the word “anti-hero”, you’ll see that the word refers to a protagonist who lacks conventional heroic qualities such as idealism, courage, or morality and often possess dark personality traits such as disagreeableness, dishonesty, and aggressiveness. James Bond, Holden Caulfield, Tyler Durden, Dexter Morgan, Walter White, Tony Montana, and Han […]

  • Jeff Goldblum Prepares For ‘Thor: Ragnarok’

    Posted Wednesday, September 14th, 2016 11:00 am GMT -4

    Nearly four months ago, ‘Thor: Ragnarok’ added a number of new stars to their already stacked cast. Taika Waititi’s upcoming Phase Three already featured the talents of Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston, Idris Elba, Anthony Hopkins, Jamie Alexander, and Mark Ruffalo, but on that May day, the likes of Karl Urban, Cate Blanchard, and Tessa Thompson […]

  • John Barrowman Returns As Captain Jack Harkness In New Big Finish Audio Dramas

    Posted Tuesday, September 13th, 2016 10:00 am GMT -4

    Since the last episode aired in 2011, John Barrowman has been doing everything that he possibly can to keep Captain Jack Harkness and ‘Torchwood’ alive. Along with his sister, the actor has penned novels and comic books featuring his character from the beloved ‘Doctor Who’ spinoff. He has also participated in a series of meetings […]

  • Let’s Go To The Mall: ’X-Men: Apocalypse’ Deleted Scenes Released

    Posted Monday, September 12th, 2016 02:00 pm GMT -4

    Though Nightcrawler, Cyclops, and Jean Grey all played a part in the epic final battle in ‘X-Men: Apocalypse’, the young mutants (along with their partner in crime Jubilee) were largely absent from the theatrical cut of the movie despite appearing in set pictures and early promotional material. One scene in particular that was left on […]

  • ‘Arrow’ Star Stephen Amell Targets ‘American Ninja Warrior’

    Posted Sunday, September 11th, 2016 03:00 pm GMT -4

    Week in and week out, DC Comics fans see how incredibly fit ‘Arrow’ star Stephen Amell is. When the actor isn’t shown protecting Star City from evil with a flurry of arrows and fists, he’s sometimes seen in his lair sparring or climbing his infamous salmon ladder. Additionally, we can see all of the crazy […]

  • April O’Neils Unite In ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out Of The Shadows’ Deleted Scene

    Posted Saturday, September 10th, 2016 03:00 pm GMT -4

    Back when ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows’ was shooting on the streets of New York City last year, some eagle-eyed photographers spotted Megan Fox and Will Arnett with Judith Hoag. While the name may not sound familiar to young TMNT fans, the older ones will remember that the actress played April O’Neil […]

  • Angela Lansbury Will NOT Be In ‘Game Of Thrones’ Season Seven

    Posted Friday, September 9th, 2016 05:00 pm GMT -4

    Since the sixth season of ‘Game of Thrones’ ended back in June, fans have been grasping at any news they could get regarding the acclaimed HBO fantasy series based on George R.R. Martin’s popular books. Though this is typical behavior when it comes to this show because of the fairly long wait between short seasons, […]

  • What Will James Cameron’s ‘Avatar’ Sequels Be About?

    Posted Friday, September 9th, 2016 12:00 pm GMT -4

    After earning over $2.7 billion worldwide when it was released in 2009, James Cameron’s ‘Avatar’ earned the distinction highest-grossing movie of all time. With numbers like that, it’s not surprising that the studio would greenlight a sequel. Although, I hardly think that any member of the movie-going public anticipated four sequels. Well, that’s exactly what […]

  • Is Finn Jones Potentially Teasing A New Addition To ‘Iron Fist’?

    Posted Friday, September 9th, 2016 10:00 am GMT -4

    Though filming is well under way, we don’t know very much about the upcoming Marvel/Netflix series ‘Iron Fist’. True Believers were treated to a brief teaser at this year’s San Diego Comic Con and we’ve seen a few official casting announcements, but we’re far from knowing the whole story yet. Although, star Finn Jones may […]

  • Which Defender Is Charlie Cox Excited For Daredevil To Meet?

    Posted Wednesday, September 7th, 2016 07:00 pm GMT -4

    Labor Day is typically seen as the last weekend of summer where everyone can relax before the fall blows in. However, it seems like ‘Daredevil’ star Charlie Cox didn’t get that memo. After appearing at Dragon Con in Atlanta, Georgia on Friday and Saturday, he flew up to Toronto, Ontario, Canada on Sunday for Fan […]

  • Stan Lee Says Scott Derrickson Got ‘Doctor Strange’ Right

    Posted Wednesday, September 7th, 2016 09:00 am GMT -4

    Despite being 93 years old, Stan Lee is still staying rather active. When he’s not making his beloved cameos in various Marvel movies and TV shows, the nanogenarian comic book legend is still attending conventions and meeting his adoring fans. However, his journeys may be winding down and deservedly so. Earlier this year, New York […]

  • Exclusive: Mark Waid Ventures Into The Dark Side Of Superheroes With ‘Axiom’

    Posted Monday, September 5th, 2016 03:00 pm GMT -4

    There isn’t a person alive today that doesn’t know about the benevolent alien that came to our planet after theirs was destroyed and grew up to be a legendary superhero and a universal symbol for hope. Although what if a tragedy so bad fell upon the infallible hero that he decided to turn his back […]

  • What Is ‘Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2’ Really About?

    Posted Monday, September 5th, 2016 12:00 pm GMT -4

    Since Kurt Russell was added to the cast, True Believers have been buzzing about Ego the Living Planet’s role in ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2’. Specifically, everyone wants to know how a literal planet is Peter Quill’s father. But there are still plenty of other things to wonder about when it comes to James […]