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

  • NYCC 2016: ‘Legends Of The Hidden Temple’ Debuts New Trailer

    Posted Friday, October 7th, 2016 09:00 am GMT -4

    It’s no secret that this generation loves nostalgia. New seasons of shows such as ‘The X-Files’, ‘The Gilmore Girls’, and ‘Twin Peaks’ or sequel series like ‘Fuller House’ and ‘Girl Meets World’ have definitely found an audience in today’s pop culture landscape. Next month, after already announcing plans to revive a number of their classic […]

  • Kevin Feige Delves Deeper Into Kaecilius’ Philosophies In ‘Doctor Strange’

    Posted Friday, September 30th, 2016 10:00 am GMT -4

    A typical criticism of Marvel movies is that the villains are pretty basic. True Believers often find Earth’s Mightiest Heroes facing underdeveloped foes with faceless armies and unclear under-explained motivations. They’re basically just there to get beat up by the super-powered guys and gals with their names in the titles of the films. And while […]

  • Jennifer Lawrence And Chris Pratt Wander The Ship In New ‘Passengers’ Stills

    Posted Thursday, September 29th, 2016 11:00 am GMT -4

    After making waves as part of The Black List, Sony enlisted Academy Award winner Jennifer Lawrence and fan favorite actor Chris Pratt last year to lead ‘Passengers’ from director Morten Tyldum and writer Jon Spaihts. The film about two people who were prematurely woken up from suspended animation during a trip through space landed on […]

  • Big Changes At Lucasfilm Animation Shakes Up ’Star Wars Rebels’ Creative Team

    Posted Wednesday, September 28th, 2016 04:09 pm GMT -4

    When you think about the architects of ‘Star Wars’, a number of people come to mind. George Lucas is naturally at the top of the list. Kathleen Kennedy, Lawrence Kasdan, John Williams, and J.J. Abrams are all up there too. But when it comes to the animated corners of a galaxy far, far away, Dave […]

  • Mark Millar Eyes WWE Superstar John Cena For ‘Superior’ Movie

    Posted Wednesday, September 28th, 2016 12:00 pm GMT -4

    It seems like almost everything comic book writer Mark Millar creates finds it’s way to the big screen. ‘Kick-Ass’ and ‘Kingsman: The Secret Service’ have gone on to earn some acclaim with moviegoers and warrant sequels. ‘Nemesis’ and ‘Old Man Logan’ are currently at various stages of production. And back in January, it was announced […]

  • ‘Jumanji’ Sequel & The Rock Welcome New Cast Members To The Jungle

    Posted Tuesday, September 27th, 2016 06:30 pm GMT -4

    Shortly after Karen Gillan joined the cast last month, production on the upcoming ‘Jumanji‘ sequel from ‘Walk Hard’ and ‘Sex Tape’ director Jake Kasdan commenced in Hawaii. Since then, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson has been providing updates from the set featuring his co-stars. But over the weekend, The Great One’s social media accounts also acted as […]

  • Gabriel Luna Teases Mephisto On ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’

    Posted Tuesday, September 27th, 2016 11:00 am GMT -4

    The Marvel Cinematic Universe is finally starting to venture into some more mystical territory. In the past, Thor and the Asgardians have somewhat dabbled in that area and may continue to do so in ‘Thor: Ragnarok’, but as part of Phase Three, ’Iron Fist’ is currently filming in New York City, ‘Doctor Strange’ hits theaters […]

  • Two Flashes Are Better Than None In New ‘The Flash’ Season 3 Trailer

    Posted Tuesday, September 27th, 2016 09:00 am GMT -4

    In one week, ‘The Flash’ speeds back onto The CW with an all-new season. Following the events of the Season Two finale, we’ll catch up with Grant Gustin’s Scarlet Speedster as he deals with the fallout from altering the timeline by saving his mother from the Reverse Flash. But ahead of the Season Three premiere […]

  • ‘Doctor Who’ Spinoff ‘Class’ Receives Release Date

    Posted Monday, September 26th, 2016 09:00 am GMT -4

    Big changes are coming to the ‘Doctor Who’ universe. Behind the scenes, Steven Moffat is preparing for his final season on the long-running British sci-fi series as Chris Chibnall gets ready to step in as showrunner for series eleven. On the other side of the camera, the Doctor’s world will be expanding even further when […]

  • Disney Parks May Blackout Pass Holders For Two Months Following Star Wars Land Openings

    Posted Sunday, September 25th, 2016 03:00 pm GMT -4

    Disney World and Disneyland annual pass holders have gone through a lot of changes recently. In addition to an increase of blackout dates (particularly around the holiday season), the cost of these passes went up as high as 30% when the parks introduced a number of new options last year. But now it sounds like […]

  • Tim Seeley Explains Why He Quit Marvel’s New ‘Blade’ Comic Series

    Posted Friday, September 23rd, 2016 10:00 am GMT -4

    During the 2015 San Diego Comic-Con, Marvel Comics announced an all-new all-different Blade series from writer Tim Seeley and artist Logan Faerber was in the works. The book would star the Daywalker as he fights alongside his long lost teenage daughter Fallon Gray in a modern update of the Marvel Monster magazines from the 1970s. […]

  • First ‘Ghost In The Shell’ Footage Revealed In New TV Spots

    Posted Thursday, September 22nd, 2016 01:02 pm GMT -4

    Since production started a few months ago, the live-action adaptation of ‘Ghost in the Shell’ has been making plenty of headlines. The majority of them had to do with whitewashing main character Major Motoko Kusanagi by casting Scarlett Johansson in the role, but today’s news is a little different. Now we have our first look […]

  • Logan May Face The Reavers In ‘Wolverine 3’

    Posted Wednesday, September 21st, 2016 09:00 pm GMT -4

    We’ve known for some time that ‘Wolverine 3‘ would be based on the acclaimed ‘Old Man Logan’ storyline by Mark Millar and Steve McNiven. However, due to various issues regarding the film rights to certain Marvel characters, it won’t be a direct adaptation. That means that Hugh Jackman’s Wolverine won’t be partnering with a blind Hawkeye […]

  • ‘Black Panther’ May Include Multiple Incarnations Of The Titular Hero

    Posted Wednesday, September 21st, 2016 09:00 am GMT -4

    A few months ago, the Marvel Cinematic Universe met Prince T’Challa of Wakanda in ‘Captain America: Civil War’. Throughout the film, True Believers saw the prince become a king and the king become a superhero known as Black Panther. But while that movie served as a good introduction to the character, there is a long […]

  • ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ Drops New Promos, Clips, & Pics Before Season 4 Premiere

    Posted Tuesday, September 20th, 2016 12:00 pm GMT -4

    After having a few months to recover from ‘Captain America: Civil War’, True Believers are ready to return to the Marvel Cinematic Universe. But before getting to explore new areas of the MCU in ‘Doctor Strange’ and ‘Luke Cage’ later this fall, we’ll get to catch up with Agent Phil Coulson and his team as […]