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

  • Jenna Coleman Confirms ‘Doctor Who’ Departure Rumors

    Posted Friday, September 18th, 2015 05:03 pm GMT -4

    WARNING: Spoilers, Sweetie, are included!  After years of speculation and rumors that she would be leaving ‘Doctor Who’, Jenna Coleman has confirmed the recent reports that she has traveled with the Doctor for the last time. Earlier this week, we learned that the current companion Clara Oswald would wrap up her duties on the TARDIS […]

  • Will Emily Blunt Be The New Mary Poppins?

    Posted Friday, September 18th, 2015 11:00 am GMT -4

    Earlier this week, you may have needed more than a spoonful of sugar to swallow the news that Walt Disney Pictures is developing a new ‘Mary Poppins’ movie with ‘Chicago’ and ‘Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides’ filmmaker Rob Marshall. Though not many details were revealed about the not-sequel, we did learn that the […]

  • ‘Pacific Rim 2’ Has Been “Halted Indefinitely”

    Posted Thursday, September 17th, 2015 04:00 pm GMT -4

    Bad news, ‘Pacific Rim’ fans. Just as the Jaegers were getting dusted off and their pilots were preparing for the drifting process once again, a problem bigger than the Breach has arisen. Despite a release date being set and director Guillermo Del Toro lining it up to be his next project, ‘Pacific Rim 2’ has […]

  • ‘Gambit’ Starring Channing Tatum Loses Director

    Posted Wednesday, September 16th, 2015 08:45 pm GMT -4

    Sometimes you get dealt a pretty rough hand in the filmmaking business. For a certain X-Men spinoff, it seemed as if everyone was all in after a bluff, but it actually appears that someone had to fold. You see, after almost losing its star a few weeks back, 20th Century Fox’s ‘Gambit‘ has another problem on […]

  • Villains Spotlighted In First ‘Luke Cage’ Set Photos

    Posted Wednesday, September 16th, 2015 08:00 pm GMT -4

    With ‘Jessica Jones’ in the can and ready for a November release date, production has finally begun on Marvel and Netflix’s third original series, ‘Luke Cage’. Mike Colter will reprise his role as the titular hero that works to keep the streets of Harlem safe. And after a number of casting announcements have been revealed […]

  • Jenna Coleman Rumored To Be Leaving ‘Doctor Who’… Again

    Posted Wednesday, September 16th, 2015 05:00 pm GMT -4

    As ‘Doctor Who’ geared up for their season eight premiere last year, rumors emerged stating that Jenna Coleman would be wrapping up her run as current TARDIS companion Clara Oswald. Those reports said that the annual Christmas special would mark the Impossible Girl’s final appearance on the long-running British sci-fi series. And now, as the […]

  • New ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ Season 3 Premiere Stills

    Posted Wednesday, September 16th, 2015 09:00 am GMT -4

    Earlier this week, we got our first look at Skye… I mean, Agent Daisy Johnson’s new attire from the third season of ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.‘ as she takes up the mantle of Quake and leads her own team of Secret Warriors. But new uniforms won’t be the only changes that we’ll see in the season premiere […]

  • Disney Developing New ‘Mary Poppins’ Film With Rob Marshall

    Posted Tuesday, September 15th, 2015 09:00 pm GMT -4

      For quite some time now, Walt Disney Pictures has been revisiting some of their most iconic films in a number of ways. Not only has the entire mythology been reimagined for ABC’s ‘Once Upon A Time’, but animated classics such as ‘Sleeping Beauty’, ‘Alice In Wonderland’, ‘Cinderella’, and ‘The Jungle Book’ have been adapted […]

  • Kate Mara Still Hasn’t Seen ‘Fantastic Four’

    Posted Tuesday, September 15th, 2015 07:00 pm GMT -4

    A number of people involved in 20th Century Fox’s recent ‘Fantastic Four’ reboot have distanced themselves from the project. Director Josh Trank even took to Twitter ahead of the film’s release to say that it wasn’t up to par. But now a cast member finally opens up about the latest incarnation of Marvel’s First Family […]

  • Drew Goddard Talks Scrapped ‘Sinister Six’ Film & ‘Daredevil’

    Posted Tuesday, September 15th, 2015 01:00 pm GMT -4

    When he vacated the showrunner position of the now-acclaimed Marvel and Netflix series ‘Daredevil’, Drew Goddard was named the writer and director of Sony Pictures’ Spider-Man spinoff ‘The Sinister Six’. However, when Sony made a deal with Marvel Studios to jointly produce the next Spidey film and set it in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, the […]

  • Christopher Nolan May Be Involved In Rumored ‘Akira’ Trilogy

    Posted Tuesday, September 15th, 2015 12:00 pm GMT -4

    After gaining critical acclaim for ‘Memento’ in 2000, Christopher Nolan became a bona fide hit-maker for Warner Bros. The studio has distributed all his projects (either solely or jointly) since 2002, including ‘The Prestige’, ‘Inception’, ‘Interstellar’, and his Dark Knight Trilogy. But now a rumor has surfaced saying that WB is bringing him in on […]

  • First Look At Quake’s New Uniform In ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ Season 3

    Posted Tuesday, September 15th, 2015 11:00 am GMT -4

    From her humble beginnings as a rebellious hacker to her evolution as a full on field agent, Chloe Bennet’s Skye has gone through a number of changes on ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D..‘ A big one was certainly when we all learned that her real name is Daisy Johnson, but an even more impactful revelation was when her Inhuman […]

  • Rachel McAdams Confirms ‘Doctor Strange’ Involvement

    Posted Monday, September 14th, 2015 05:00 pm GMT -4

    With shooting scheduled to commence in November, Scott Derrickson’s cast for ‘Doctor Strange’ is slowly starting to be made official. ‘Sherlock’ and ‘Star Trek Into Darkness’ star Benedict Cumberbatch was the first one confirmed for the project last year when the popular British actor signed on to play the Sorcerer Supreme in the second film in […]

  • Elizabeth Olsen Reveals Main Villain Of ‘Captain America: Civil War’

    Posted Monday, September 14th, 2015 01:00 pm GMT -4

    As we all know by now, there are a lot of people in ‘Captain America: Civil War.’ Not only will we catch up with characters like Black Widow, Falcon, the Winter Soldier, and Agent 13 from the last film featuring the Sentinel of Liberty, but we’ll also see Hawkeye, Ant-Man, the Vision, Iron Man, and […]

  • Final Two ‘Divergent’ Films Receive New Titles

    Posted Sunday, September 13th, 2015 05:00 pm GMT -4

    There are many tropes in the young adult genre these days. For example, there’s usually a love triangle, a quirky best friend, and a tortured hero. Another common practice among this genre is splitting the final book in the series into two movies. We’ve seen it with ‘Harry Potter,’ ‘Twilight,’ and ‘The Hunger Games’ already […]