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

  • Hugh Jackman’s Wolverine Confirmed For ‘X-Men: Apocalypse’

    Posted Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015 01:00 pm GMT -4
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    Though he announced his retirement from the role earlier this year, Hugh Jackman is still gearing up to slip the claws on a few more times before he completely leaves Wolverine behind. He has been confirmed to reprise his iconic X-Men character for the sequel to ‘The Wolverine’, but rumors state that he’ll be making […]

  • Marvel Comics Summons ‘Doctor Strange’ After ‘Secret Wars’

    Posted Monday, June 22nd, 2015 08:00 pm GMT -4
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    After serving as the sheriff of Battleworld during ‘Secret Wars’, Stephen Strange will resume his role as the Sorcerer Supreme of the Marvel Universe when his first ongoing comic series since 1996 joins Tony Stark’s ‘Invincible Iron Man’ and Miles Morales’ ‘Spider-Man’ as one of the brand new books premiering as part of All-New All-Different […]

  • Details About Detective Joe West’s New Partner In ‘The Flash’ Season 2 Revealed

    Posted Monday, June 22nd, 2015 01:00 pm GMT -4
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    [Spoiler alert! This article contains information from the Season One finale of 'The Flash.'] A lot of things can be said about the Season One finale of ‘The Flash.’ Though the debut of the Scarlet Speedster’s spinoff on The CW was one of the most fun superhero offerings on television during its freshman run, the last episode […]

  • ‘Pokemon’ Porn Parody ‘Strokemon’ Has A Trailer

    Posted Saturday, June 20th, 2015 05:00 pm GMT -4
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    There is literally a market out there for everything these days thanks to the internet. If you want to find obscure episodes of ‘Darkwing Duck,’ you can find them. If you’re trying to figure out what issue Spider-Man and Squirrel Girl talked on the phone that one time, it’s out there somewhere. And if you’re […]

  • New ‘Pixels’ Featurette Focuses On 80s Video Game Stars

    Posted Friday, June 19th, 2015 08:07 pm GMT -4
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    Next month, theaters near you will be plagued by an invasion. Although, this time it won’t be hoards of zombies or flocks of vampires (sparkly or otherwise). No, cinemas will be invaded by classic characters from vintage video games such as ‘Donkey Kong,’ ‘Q*bert,’ ‘Tetris,’ and ‘Centipede’ star in next month’s arcade action comedy ‘Pixels.’ They don’t […]

  • ‘Southland’ Star Shawn Hatosy Joins ‘Fear The Walking Dead’

    Posted Friday, June 19th, 2015 07:00 pm GMT -4
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    The zombie hoard will be getting larger on AMC when ‘Fear The Walking Dead’ premieres later this summer. While we know that it will take place in Los Angeles during the early days of the outbreak, a good portion of the show is still a mystery to fans of ‘The Walking Dead’ since it’s not […]

  • Is A ‘Kick-Ass’ Sequel & Prequel On The Way? (Probably Not, Actually)

    Posted Friday, June 19th, 2015 06:00 pm GMT -4
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    The ‘Kick-Ass’ movies were a lot of fun. They offered a nice alternative to the Big Two properties dominating the superhero movie genre. Of course, the franchise as a whole has received mixed reviews and is hardly a box office draw. Despite that, there are fans out there that want more and (depending on who […]

  • Rosario Dawson Discusses The Punisher & More In ‘Daredevil’ Season 2

    Posted Friday, June 19th, 2015 05:00 pm GMT -4
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    Since the acclaimed Netflix series was renewed for a second season back in April, we’ve been hearing rumblings about what might be coming to ‘Daredevil’ in 2016. We’ve already heard some rumblings about Elektra and Bullseye joining the action in this corner of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, but it was confirmed that Jon Bernthal would […]

  • ‘Captain America: Civil War’ Set Video Catch Cool Stunt Work

    Posted Friday, June 19th, 2015 11:00 am GMT -4
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    When we here at ScienceFiction.com mention the “Institute For Infectious Disease,” you might think that we’re talking about a location in AMC’s upcoming ‘Walking Dead’ companion series ‘Fear The Walking Dead.’ After all, it sounds like a place where people might go to subdue an impending zombie virus, right? Well, this place is actually located […]

  • Channing Tatum Thinks ‘Gambit’ Will “Change The Form” Of Superhero Movies

    Posted Friday, June 19th, 2015 10:00 am GMT -4
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    If you’re a fan of comic book movies, then it’s quite the time to be alive. With movies like ‘Captain America: Civil War’, ‘Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice’, ‘X-Men: Apocalypse’, and ‘Suicide Squad’ on top of TV shows like ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.,’ ‘Legends of Tomorrow,’ ‘Daredevil,’ ‘Supergirl,’ ‘The Flash,’ and ‘Agent Carter’ all coming our way, there will certainly […]

  • TMNT Meets NYPD In New ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Half Shell’ Set Videos

    Posted Thursday, June 18th, 2015 01:00 pm GMT -4
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    Throughout the course of their existence, Michaelangelo, Donatello, Leonardo, and Raphael have had their fair share of allies. When we last saw them in ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’, the latest incarnation of the heroes in a half shell fought alongside Master Splinter and April O’Neil. In the upcoming sequel ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Half Shell,’ our […]

  • New ‘Star Wars Rebels’ Season 2 Clip Shows Darth Vader In Action

    Posted Thursday, June 18th, 2015 09:00 am GMT -4
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    As teased at the end of season and then confirmed at this year’s Star Wars Celebration, Darth Vader will be playing a big part in the second season of Disney XD’s ‘Star Wars Rebels.’ James Earl Jones returns to his legendary role as the Dark Lord of the Sith when he hunts down and faces off […]

  • ‘X-Men: Apocalypse’ Director Teases “Secret Scene” In X-Mansion

    Posted Wednesday, June 17th, 2015 06:00 pm GMT -4
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    Bryan Singer is at it again. While the ‘X-Men: Apocalypse’ director is hard at work on the set of his latest Marvel mutant film for 20th Century Fox, he’s giving fans an unprecedented look behind the scenes just as he did with some of his past projects such as ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’ by posting updates […]

  • New Footage Surfaces In ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past – Rogue Cut’ Trailer

    Posted Wednesday, June 17th, 2015 03:00 pm GMT -4
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    Around this time last year, ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’ director Bryan Singer revealed through Twitter that a new cut of the film that brought him back to Fox’s Marvel mutant movies would be released that features Anna Paquin’s Rogue in a more prominent role. After all, she did play a much bigger part in […]

  • Is Sony Developing A ‘Spider-Gwen’ Movie?

    Posted Tuesday, June 16th, 2015 08:00 pm GMT -4
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    Thanks to the unprecedented deal between Marvel Studios and Sony Pictures, the Spider-Man franchise will be rebooted once again, except this time the web-slinger will be part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Despite this, Sony still owns the film rights to the character and all other associated characters, so it’s possible that the studio may […]