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

  • Which Marvel Comics Cameos Didn’t Make It Into ‘Deadpool’?

    Posted Wednesday, February 17th, 2016 02:00 pm GMT -4

    We have heard countless times over the years that 20th Century Fox wasn’t giving ‘Deadpool’ the best budget. Sure, they’ll throw all their eggs into a doomed ‘Fantastic Four’ movie (pun intended), but when it comes to something that the fans have actually been clamoring for, the studio gets cold feet. Unfortunately, that meant that […]

  • Will Nick Fury Appear In ‘Thor: Ragnarok’?

    Posted Wednesday, February 17th, 2016 10:00 am GMT -4

    One of the many joys of the Marvel Cinematic Universe is that you never know who will appear where. Tony Stark can visit Bruce Banner and seek his advice. Ant-Man and the Falcon can mix it up on the roof of Avengers HQ. Agent Carter can enlist the help of the Howling Commandos for a […]

  • Latest ’10 Cloverfield Lane’ Trailer Brings Up Even More Questions

    Posted Tuesday, February 16th, 2016 08:00 pm GMT -4

    In this day and age, it’s nearly impossible for anything to stay hidden in Hollywood. After all, just about anyone has a direct line to TMZ and paparazzi are more determined than ever to dig up dirt on any and every film, TV show, and the people who star in them. Yet Bad Robot and […]

  • ‘Ready Player One’ Moves Release Date To Dodge ‘Star Wars’

    Posted Tuesday, February 16th, 2016 07:00 pm GMT -4

    With ‘The Force Awakens’ becoming the third highest grossing film in history behind ‘Titanic’ and ‘Avatar’, it seems like nothing can derail the ‘Star Wars’ train that is charging into theaters every year for the foreseeable future. And now that the release date for Rian Johnson’s ‘Star Wars: Episode VIII’ has officially moved from May […]

  • Shailene Woodley Is A Miracle In Latest Trailer For ‘The Divergent Series: Allegiant’

    Posted Tuesday, February 16th, 2016 05:30 pm GMT -4

    The new year has certainly brought about many ups and downs for the ‘Divergent’ movies. While the promotional campaign for the next chapter of the latest young adult franchise from Lionsgate was well under way in January, February brought the less than stellar news that ‘Insurgent’ director Robert Schwentke had dropped out of the series’ […]

  • WWE Superstar Stardust Confronts Stephen Amell At Dallas Comic Con

    Posted Tuesday, February 16th, 2016 09:01 am GMT -4

    It all started around eight months ago when ‘Arrow’ star Stephen Amell took a break from filming ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows’ to attend a WWE event in New York. It was there that actor first came face to face with the bizarre superstar known as Stardust, who has a bit of […]

  • New Rumor May Have Revealed Jena Malone’s Role In ‘Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice’

    Posted Monday, February 15th, 2016 06:00 pm GMT -4

    Back in the fall of 2014, we learned that Jena Malone of ‘Donnie Darko’, ‘Sucker Punch’, and the ‘Hunger Games’ franchise would be joining the cast of Zack Snyder’s ‘Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice’. An Instagram post from the actress following those reports showed off her newly-dyed red hair, so based on the fact […]

  • Syfy’s ‘The Magicians’ Renewed For Another Season

    Posted Sunday, February 14th, 2016 05:00 pm GMT -4

    SyFy seems to have cast the right spell on their viewers with ‘The Magicians’. After only four of the thirteen Season One episodes have aired, the network has decided to renew the magical series that first debuted back in December for a second season.  According to Deadline, school will continue to be in session for […]

  • Archie Comics’ Jughead Identifies As Asexual

    Posted Sunday, February 14th, 2016 02:00 pm GMT -4

    The world that we live in is a vast place filled with a variety of people. However, the media that we have consumed for decades hasn’t really reflected its diverse audience. It’s only fairly recently that films, TV shows, and the like have started to provide representation to those other than straight white males. But […]

  • AMC Taps Kevin Smith & Greg Grunberg For Late Night Genre Talk Show

    Posted Friday, February 12th, 2016 09:00 pm GMT -4

    It’s no secret that indie filmmaker Kevin Smith loves to talk. Despite playing a character named Silent Bob for many years, the writer and director behind cult classic movies such as ‘Clerks’, ‘Mallrats’, and ‘Chasing Amy’ hosts numerous podcasts on Smodcast Internet Radio like ‘Fat Man On Batman’ and ‘Talk Salad And Scrambled Eggs’. He […]

  • Universal’s ‘Battlestar Galactica’ Movie Finds New Producers

    Posted Friday, February 12th, 2016 04:00 pm GMT -4

    Some projects in Hollywood just never die no matter how long they remain in developmental hell. Terry Gilliam’s ‘The Man Who Killed Don Quixote’ comes to mind immediately, but other on-again off-again projects that seem to pop up again every few years include ‘Akira’, ‘Bill & Ted 3’, and ‘Roger Rabbit 2’. In fact, ’Deadpool’ […]

  • Ryan Reynolds May Be Responsible For The Leaked ‘Deadpool’ Test Footage

    Posted Thursday, February 11th, 2016 09:00 pm GMT -4

    ‘Deadpool’ is finally hitting theaters this weekend, but this may not have been possible without a certain 2014 incident. From out of nowhere, someone had leaked the test footage that director Tim Miller and company had shot with Ryan Reynolds to show the studio what they had in mind for the film, which had been […]

  • Marvel Comics Announces ‘Age of Apocalypse’ Variants This May

    Posted Thursday, February 11th, 2016 05:00 pm GMT -4

    With ‘X-Men: Apocalypse’ hitting theaters this May, True Believers are preparing for the arrival of one of the most nefarious villains in the entire Marvel Universe to theaters all over the world. Although, that won’t be the only place that we’ll be seeing the mighty Apocalypse. In addition to Bryan Singer’s follow up to the […]

  • Hayley Atwell Lands Lead In New ABC Drama Amidst Improbable Renewal For ‘Agent Carter’

    Posted Thursday, February 11th, 2016 10:00 am GMT -4

    While True Believers may have a great love for Peggy Carter in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, it seems like ‘Agent Carter’ isn’t getting the ratings that the network would like. However, the show’s star Hayley Attwell won’t be leaving ABC should the SSR’s top agent be discharged as the actress has just landed another gig […]

  • Watch The First Four Minutes Of This Sunday’s ‘Walking Dead’ Mid-Season Premiere

    Posted Wednesday, February 10th, 2016 06:00 pm GMT -4

    The very last thing we all saw from ‘The Walking Dead’ around three months ago was Abraham, Daryl, and Sasha getting stopped by a group of bikers telling them that their property belongs to Negan. For fans unfamiliar with the comics and the notorious villain that will be played by Jeffrey Dean Morgan, this was […]