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

  • New Look At Jonah Hex In ‘Legends Of Tomorrow’

    Posted Monday, April 11th, 2016 12:00 pm GMT -4

    Back in January, we first learned that Rip Hunter and his crew would be heading to the old west to meet Jonah Hex in ‘Legends of Tomorrow’. The announcement came with the news that ‘Ray Donovan’ and ‘That Thing You Do!’ star Johnathon Schaech would be portraying the latest live-action incarnation of DC Comics’ gun-slinging […]

  • First Names Announced For Inaugural Wizard World Cruise

    Posted Sunday, April 10th, 2016 06:00 pm GMT -4

    San Diego Comic-Con is an incredible experience, but not everyone can make it out to California every year to be a part of the pop culture phenomenon. Thankfully, there are many other conventions throughout the country that are a bit more accessible to fans. And among the “smaller” cons, the most popular one to bring […]

  • Freeform Announces ‘Misfits’ Remake From ‘Gossip Girl’ Co-Creator

    Posted Saturday, April 9th, 2016 03:00 pm GMT -4

    Some of the most beloved shows in American television history were remakes of British shows. ‘Three’s Company’, ‘The Office’, ‘House of Cards’, ’Sanford and Son’, and ‘All In The Family’ are just a few of the successful imports from across the pond. However, not everything that comes to Hollywood by way of the U.K. ends […]

  • New ‘Captain America: Civil War’ Featurettes Tease Cap & Iron Man’s Past & Present

    Posted Saturday, April 9th, 2016 12:00 pm GMT -4

    2016 is bringing a number of epic battles from the pages of our favorite comics to the big screen. Over on Netflix, we’ve seen Daredevil take on The Punisher and The Hand. The Green Arrow and The Flash have their hands full with Hive and Zoom. And of course, there was ‘Batman V Superman: Dawn […]

  • MCU Characters Will Appear In New ‘Spider-Man’

    Posted Friday, April 8th, 2016 09:00 pm GMT -4

    Since his humble beginnings in the pages of Marvel Comics back in 1962, Spider-Man has grown to become a cultural phenomenon. He has arguably become the most recognizable resident of the House of Ideas, but he didn’t get there on his own because Spidey made some amazing friends along the way. Their adventures have been […]

  • Could ‘The Jungle Book’ Help Jon Favreau Make ‘Magic Kingdom’?

    Posted Friday, April 8th, 2016 11:00 am GMT -4

    Since completing his work on ‘Iron Man 2’, director Jon Favreau has been developing a film called ‘Magic Kingdom.’ Described as ‘Night At The Museum’ at Disneyland, the film would see the various attractions around the Happiest Place On Earth come to life and interact with one lucky family and each other. But in the […]

  • What Made Kylo Ren Turn To The Dark Side?

    Posted Thursday, April 7th, 2016 07:00 pm GMT -4

    If you weren’t lucky enough to attend South By Southwest to see the world premiere of the ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ documentary, all you have to do is head to the nearest store and pick up a copy of J.J. Abrams’ acclaimed blockbuster set in a galaxy far, far away for yourself. And not […]

  • Negan’s Introduction Will Be Uncensored On ‘The Walking Dead’ Season 6 Blu-Ray

    Posted Thursday, April 7th, 2016 04:00 pm GMT -4

    While the season six finale of ‘The Walking Dead’ has been met with much controversy, very little of that had to do with how faithful Negan’s introduction was to the source material created by Robert Kirkman and Charlie Adlard. Due to the character’s foul mouth in the comics, we could all pretty much assume that […]

  • DC Hero Rumored As Initial Threat In Zack Snyder’s ‘Justice League’

    Posted Wednesday, April 6th, 2016 07:00 pm GMT -4

    Though it may be plummeting at the box office in its second week, ‘Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice’ is still remaining a hot topic among fans, critics, and moviegoers. However, the studio is looking ahead to the future of the DC Cinematic Universe as moves are being made with characters such as Wonder Woman, […]

  • Kevin Smith Describes Jason Mewes’ Cameo On ‘The Flash’

    Posted Wednesday, April 6th, 2016 09:00 am GMT -4

    Last month, filmmaker Kevin Smith ventured to Central City to direct an episode of ‘The Flash’. It’s no secret that this opportunity was a dream come true for the New Jersey native as he has made it widely known that he is a huge comic book fan and has been for all his life. But […]

  • ‘Walking Dead’ EPs Defend The Season Six Finale

    Posted Tuesday, April 5th, 2016 07:00 pm GMT -4

    ‘The Walking Dead’ has always been a divisive show. When emotions run so wild and your favorite character could die at any time, how could it not be? Then when you add the pressure of being adapted from a beloved comic book series in a genre where there have been some unforgettable classics, the bar […]

  • BBC America Announces Stars Of ‘Doctor Who’ Spin-off ‘Class’

    Posted Tuesday, April 5th, 2016 09:00 am GMT -4

    Since it’s revival in 2005, the long-running British sci-fi staple ‘Doctor Who’ has become a worldwide phenomenon. In addition to the incredibly popular show on the BBC, the Doctor’s story has expanded to include comics, radio dramas, shorts, and even cartoons. But the live-action spin-offs ‘Torchwood’ and ‘The Sarah Jane Chronicles’ have built up followings […]

  • Latest ‘X-Men: Apocalypse’ Featurette Spotlights Four Horsemen

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

    With today being the day after Wrestlemania, many people might think of the legendary stable led by “Nature Boy” Ric Flair when someone mentions the Four Horsemen. However, now that the Showcase of Immortals has come and gone, another group of dangerous individuals to adopt that moniker will be fresh in your heads when ‘X-Men: […]

  • New Plot & Casting Information For Bad Robot’s ‘God Particle’

    Posted Sunday, April 3rd, 2016 09:00 am GMT -4

    Back in 2012, we first heard that Paramount and Bad Robot would be producing the micro-budget sci-fi thriller ‘God Particle‘ from writer Oren Uziel and director Julian Onah. At the time, we only knew that the J.J. Abrams-produced film followed a team of American astronauts as they made a terrifying discovery about the fabric of reality. […]

  • First Look At Luc Besson’s ‘Valerian And The City Of A Thousand Planets’

    Posted Saturday, April 2nd, 2016 08:00 pm GMT -4

    After dabbling in a number of projects since the kick-ass Scarlet Johansson action film ‘Lucy’, French filmmaker Luc Besson is finally getting back to his director’s chair for ‘Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets’. The adaptation of the best-selling comic series created by writer Pierre Christin and artist Jean-Claude Mézières starring Dane DeHaan […]