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

  • What Drew J.J. Abrams To Direct ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’?

    Posted Wednesday, August 12th, 2015 06:00 pm GMT -4

    Back when the ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens‘ ship was without a captain a few years ago, there were so many names being thrown around to direct the first installment of the new trilogy from a galaxy far, far away. Brad Bird, David Fincher, Guillermo Del Toro, and Matthew Vaughn were just a few of the filmmakers […]

  • More DC Characters Join ‘Supergirl’ On CBS

    Posted Wednesday, August 12th, 2015 12:00 pm GMT -4

    Though it’s pretty certain that we won’t see Stephen Amell’s Green Arrow or Grant Gustin’s Flash on ‘Supergirl’ when it premieres on CBS this fall, there are a number of DC Comics characters joining former ‘Glee’ star Melissa Benoist as she dons the iconic S as the Kryptonian hero Kara Zor-El. Previously, we learned that […]

  • Fox Still Has Plans For ‘Fantastic Four’

    Posted Wednesday, August 12th, 2015 09:00 am GMT -4

    Sorry, True Believers! If you thought that the failure of Josh Trank’s ‘Fantastic Four’ at the box office during its opening weekend meant that the film rights to Mr. Fantastic, the Invisible Woman, the Human Torch, and the Thing would revert back to Marvel Studios, then you are mistaken. It turns out that 20th Century […]

  • Max Landis Shares Pages From His Unused ‘Fantastic Four’ Script

    Posted Tuesday, August 11th, 2015 08:00 pm GMT -4

    Basically everyone has been coming down hard on Josh Trank’s ‘Fantastic Four.’ They definitely have good reason to, but there is one person (that isn’t affiliated with 20th Century Fox) that somewhat defended the latest film featuring Marvel’s First Family. The director’s ‘Chronicle’ collaborator Max Landis recently shared his thoughts on how hard filmmaking can be […]

  • Gimme The Loot: ScienceFiction.com Unboxes Loot Crate HQ

    Posted Tuesday, August 11th, 2015 03:23 pm GMT -4

    Convention season is in full swing as we speak. Though your local con may have already happened and San Diego Comic-Con has come and gone this year, there are still plenty of awesome pop culture gatherings on the horizon such as Baltimore Comic Con, Walker Stalker, New York Comic Con, various Wizard World cons, and more. […]

  • Stephen Amell Officially Wrestling At WWE Summerslam

    Posted Tuesday, August 11th, 2015 02:00 pm GMT -4

    After months of back and forth on social media, actor Stephen Amell and WWE Superstar Stardust finally met face to face inside the squared circle. As announced last week, the star of ‘Arrow’ appeared as the special guest star on the latest episode of Monday Night Raw. As things tend to do on that show, […]

  • Bill Murray WILL Appear In The ‘Ghostbusters’ Reboot (Seriously)

    Posted Monday, August 10th, 2015 09:00 pm GMT -4

    For years and years (and years at this point), Bill Murray has been teasing his involvement in a third ‘Ghostbusters’ movie. There was a small period of time where we thought that he’d be in ‘Ghostbusters 3’, but then that project fell to the wayside in favor of a reboot of the franchise from Paul […]

  • ‘Star Wars: Shattered Empire’ Writer Shares How The Empire Survives After ‘Return of the Jedi’

    Posted Monday, August 10th, 2015 08:00 pm GMT -4

    There are a lot of blanks to fill in order to connect the 30-year gap between ‘Star Wars: Return of the Jedi’ and ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’. But Disney and Lucasfilm are exploring multiple avenues to tell the untold stories from the ‘Star Wars’ universe that took place between the original trilogy and the […]

  • New Footage Revealed In ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Korean TV Spot

    Posted Monday, August 10th, 2015 06:10 pm GMT -4

    It’s been a while since we’ve gotten a look at some new footage from the highly anticipated ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’. Instead of bringing a new trailer to San Diego Comic Con, J.J. Abrams, Kathleen Kennedy, and the whole gang brought an excellent behind the scenes reel to share with fans in Hall H […]

  • Madame Masque Will Terrorize ‘Agent Carter’ In Season Two

    Posted Sunday, August 9th, 2015 09:48 pm GMT -4

    Though they may be preparing to co-pilot Captain Marvel’s new series as part of All-New All-Different Marvel, Tara Butters and Michele Fazekas are still on course with the fan-favorite Marvel Television mini-series ‘Agent Carter’. We’ve already heard that Peggy is heading west to Hollywood (with the lovable Edwin Jarvis in tow), but now we know […]

  • Guillermo Del Toro Reveals Who Will Return For ‘Pacific Rim 2’

    Posted Sunday, August 9th, 2015 06:00 pm GMT -4

    After spending time on multiple projects across a number of platforms, it finally looks like Guillermo Del Toro is gearing up for ‘Pacific Rim 2’. With the title rumored to be ‘Maelstrom,’ the sequel to the popular 2013 Jaeger vs. Kaiju epic has been said to focus on the two scientists played by Charlie Day and […]

  • ‘Chronicle’ Screenwriter Defends Josh Trank’s ‘Fantastic Four’

    Posted Saturday, August 8th, 2015 07:02 pm GMT -4

    It has been said that the new ‘Fantastic Four’ reboot from Josh Trank is the worst non-Marvel Studios Marvel movie not starring Nicolas Cage. Okay, I said that, but there are still some incredibly scathing reviews circulating about 20th Century Fox’s latest attempt at film franchise for Marvel’s First Family. Trank tried to justify the quality of […]

  • Shortlist Emerges For ‘Gambit’ Female Lead

    Posted Saturday, August 8th, 2015 03:00 pm GMT -4

    After some last minute negotiation hurdles to jump over, it looks like Channing Tatum will indeed be starring in Rupert Wyatt’s X-Men spinoff ‘Gambit’ for 20th Century Fox. Now that things have been settled with the male lead, the production can move on to finding the leading lady. And according to the latest reports, there […]

  • Two More Join ‘Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them’

    Posted Friday, August 7th, 2015 06:00 pm GMT -4

    The cast of the upcoming Harry Potter spinoff ‘Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them’ is filling out quite nicely. After acquiring Academy Award winner Eddie Redmayne as main character Newt Scamander, Katherine Waterston and Alison Sudol joined David Yates’ movie written by J.K. Rowling. Earlier this week, Colin Farrell became the latest star to enter the […]

  • Toby Kebbell Teases Doombots In ‘Fantastic Four’

    Posted Friday, August 7th, 2015 10:00 am GMT -4

    There are a lot of things wrong with Josh Trank’s ‘Fantastic Four.’ I could go on and on about the pacing or the writing, but one thing that they did get right in the reboot was the names. It was the least they could do right? But that wasn’t always the case with this version of […]