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

  • ‘Agent Carter’ Rumored For Third Season Renewal

    Posted Wednesday, March 9th, 2016 11:00 am GMT -4

    Last week, ABC announced fifteen shows that would be receiving early renewals. Among them were the comedies ‘Fresh Off The Boat’ and ‘The Goldbergs’, the breakout drama ‘Quantico’, fairytale mash-up ‘Once Upon A Time’, and Marvel’s ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’. However, the House of Ideas’ other fan-favorite series ‘Agent Carter’ was not among the list of returning shows. This […]

  • The Team Imagines Their Inhuman Powers In New ‘Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ Sneak Peek

    Posted Monday, March 7th, 2016 08:00 pm GMT -4

    Now that the latest mission has been completed on ‘Agent Carter’, Director Coulson and his crew return to ABC this week with an all-new episode of ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’. With the threat of HYDRA and rogue Inhumans looming, the group needs to beef up their ranks. And that’s where Agent Daisy Johnson’s Secret Warriors come […]

  • J.K. Simmons Joins ‘Justice League’ As Commissioner Gordon

    Posted Monday, March 7th, 2016 06:00 pm GMT -4

    Recently, DC Comics fans have been wondering which heroes would be appearing in Zack Snyder’s ‘Justice League’. Aquaman, Cyborg, Flash and Green Lantern have been the talk of the town lately since everyone wants to know who exactly will be joining Batman, Superman, and Wonder Woman in the upcoming blockbuster superhero team up, but now […]

  • FX’s ‘Legion’ Drafts ‘The League’ Star Katie Aselton

    Posted Sunday, March 6th, 2016 06:00 pm GMT -4

    With production said to be gearing up next month, we’re getting more and more stars added to FX’s upcoming X-Men pilot from ‘Fargo’ creator Noah Hawley titled ‘Legion’. Last month, we learned that ‘Downton Abbey’ star Dan Stevens would play the titular hero. Around the same time, we heard that Rachel Keller, Aubrey Plaza, and […]

  • ‘The Divergent Series: Ascendant’ Lands ‘Age Of Adeline’ Director Lee Toland Krieger

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

    With ‘Allegiant’ hitting theaters later this month, ‘The Divergent Series’ is one step closer to it’s grand finale. However, director Robert Schwentke dropped out of ‘Ascendant’ last month after being worn out from shooting two installments of the franchise back to back. Since Lionsgate and Summit have scheduled a March 2017 release date for the […]

  • Marvel Cinematic Universe Stars Assemble At Wizard World Philadelphia

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

    “Avengers assemble!” is a phrase that True Believers everywhere will recognize. For decades, Earth’s Mightiest Heroes came together in the long boxes of your favorite comic shops across the country. Then, they were welcomed into your homes via your television sets. And more recently, the likes of Captain America, Thor, Loki, and the Winter Soldier […]

  • New ‘Game of Thrones’ Featurette Goes Behind The Scenes With Their Cam Ops

    Posted Thursday, March 3rd, 2016 12:00 pm GMT -4

    For fans of ‘Game of Thrones’, April 24th can’t come soon enough. After an excruciatingly long wait, the Season Six premiere is nearly in sight. We’ve even recently started to get some head-scratching teasers for the new season of HBO’s acclaimed fantasy drama based on George R.R. Martin’s popular novels. And now, keeping with the […]

  • Hayley Atwell Still Game For More ‘Agent Carter’

    Posted Thursday, March 3rd, 2016 09:00 am GMT -4

    When it was announced last month that Hayley Atwell would be leading the upcoming ABC legal drama ‘Conviction’, the chances of a third season for ‘Agent Carter’ seemed slim. Paired with the news that the post-WWII era Marvel Cinematic Universe series wasn’t drawing the best ratings this season, things really didn’t look good. But just […]

  • ‘Deadpool’ Screenwriters Discuss Possible X-Men Crossover

    Posted Wednesday, March 2nd, 2016 10:00 am GMT -4

    After the massive success of ‘Deadpool’, it’s no surprise that the team is already developing a sequel. However, one of the biggest questions now is whether or not the follow-up to the long-awaited spinoff starring Ryan Reynolds as the Merc With A Mouth will feature more appearances from the X-Men? After all, Colossus seemed pretty […]

  • Amber Midthunder Joins FX’s Marvel Pilot ‘Legion’

    Posted Saturday, February 27th, 2016 03:00 pm GMT -4

    Back in October, we learned that Fox was looking to expand their Marvel Universe to television with the FX series ‘Legion’. Though it won’t be connected to the blockbuster X-Men films, the show following Professor Xavier’s illegitimate schizophrenic son does feature some massively talented people. Behind the scenes, ‘Fargo’ creator Noah Hawley will be running […]

  • Ronda Rousey Wants To Play Samus In A ‘Metroid’ Movie

    Posted Saturday, February 27th, 2016 09:00 am GMT -4

    Former UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion Ronda Rousey has been branching out into other forms of entertainment when she’s not preparing to step into the octagon. From gracing magazine covers to appearing at WWE events alongside The Rock, the mixed martial artist is everywhere these days. And just like the Great One, Rousey is also getting […]

  • ‘Ready Player One’ Selects Tye Sheridan For Lead Role

    Posted Friday, February 26th, 2016 02:00 pm GMT -4

    After some major developments with ‘Ready Player One’ were revealed earlier this month, a new player has joined the game. Now that Warner Bros. and Steven Spielberg have announced that the adaptation of Ernest Cline’s acclaimed nostalgia-filled sci-fi adventure novel would be pushed back to 2018, it looks like they’ve selected the actor who will […]

  • Extended ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ Synopsis Teases High Stakes All Around

    Posted Friday, February 26th, 2016 10:00 am GMT -4

    Secret Warriors and Inhumans and HYDRA, oh my! Following the season finale of ‘Agent Carter’ next week, ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ will return the week after to face some of the biggest threats they’ve ever faced. And while we’ve learned a bit about what to expect during the second half of the third season, a new […]

  • ‘Game of Thrones’ Star Finn Jones Cast As Netflix’s Iron Fist

    Posted Thursday, February 25th, 2016 06:00 pm GMT -4

    While True Believers are busy getting hyped about the new season of ‘Daredevil’ premiering on Netflix next month, the House of Ideas has just announced the newest hero to join the popular streaming service’s corner of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. After many months of speculation and a major debate regarding the character’s race, we now […]

  • NBC’s ‘Powerless’ Casts Talent From ‘Firefly’, ‘Community’, & More

    Posted Thursday, February 25th, 2016 04:00 pm GMT -4

    Live-action NBC sitcom ‘Powerless’ has scored some major talent this week. Previously, the single-camera half-hour workplace comedy set in the worst insurance company in the DC Universe found it’s lead in ‘High School Musical’ and ‘Spring Breakers’ star Vanessa Hudgens. But now, the series from ‘A to Z’ creator Ben Queen and Warner Bros. TV […]