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

  • Mark Hamill Hints At “Elaborate” Scene In ‘Star Wars: Episode VIII’

    Posted Monday, September 5th, 2016 09:00 am GMT -4
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    Despite being “contractually forbidden” from talking about his involvement in the upcoming ‘Star Wars’ movies, it sure seems like Mark Hamill is dropping hints at Luke Skywalker’s future left and right. Earlier this week, the legendary actor posted a video on Twitter where he shaved his beard for the first time since May 2015. Although, […]

  • ‘Blair Witch’ Viral Marketing Begins With Creepy Clip

    Posted Sunday, September 4th, 2016 09:00 pm GMT -4
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    Seventeen years after ‘The Blair Witch Project’ became one of the most influential horror movies of all time, the world gets to return to the Black Hills Forrest in Burkittsville, Maryland with ‘Blair Witch’ from the ‘You’re Next’ and ‘The Guest’ writer and director team of Simon Barrett and Adam Wingard. And now that we’re […]

  • Filmmaker Brad Bird Offers Brief ‘The Incredibles 2’ Update

    Posted Wednesday, August 31st, 2016 09:00 pm GMT -4
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    How’s this for deja vu? Following the D23 Expo, we reported that Brad Bird had discussed a few developments with ‘The Incredibles 2‘ while promoting a special edition release of ‘The Iron Giant’. Now, nearly one full year later, the filmmaker has given an update on the sequel to his beloved superhero film from Disney/Pixar during […]

  • Former ‘Doctor Who’ Star Karen Gillan Lands ‘Jumanji’ Role

    Posted Wednesday, August 31st, 2016 08:00 pm GMT -4
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    Back in January, it was announced that ‘Sex Tape’ director Jake Kasdan would be helming a remake of ‘Jumanji’, the board game adventure starring Robin Williams, Bonnie Hunt, David Alan Greer, and a young Kirsten Dunst. A few months later, we learned that it would see The Rock reunite with Kevin Hart for the project, […]

  • Stephen Amell Pokes Fun At Filipino ‘Arrow’ Knockoff

    Posted Wednesday, August 31st, 2016 10:00 am GMT -4
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    Before The CW’s widely popular DC Universe consisted of four shows including ‘The Flash’, ‘Legends of Tomorrow’, and ‘Supergirl’, it all started with ‘Arrow’. Greg Berlanti, Marc Guggenheim, and Andrew Kreisberg brought the Emerald Archer to our television screens and he spawned a whole universe of heroes and villains that have fans tuning in every […]

  • New ‘Doctor Strange’ Featurette Introduces Film’s Magical Supporting Cast

    Posted Wednesday, August 31st, 2016 09:00 am GMT -4
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    We’re a little more than two months away from the premiere of Scott Derrickson’s ‘Doctor Strange’ and the promotional campaign is already well under way. We’ve already seen a few trailers and a number of stills and posters for the Sorcerer Supreme’s debut in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, but now we get a much closer […]

  • Did Mark Hamill Just Confirm His Involvement In ‘Star Wars: Episode IX’?

    Posted Tuesday, August 30th, 2016 08:09 pm GMT -4
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    After being largely absent in ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’, Luke Skywalker is lined up for a much bigger role in ‘Star Wars: Episode VIII’. Presumably, we’ll see him take on the role of a mentor for Rey in Rian Johnson’s upcoming tale from a galaxy far, far away. But what’s in store for the […]

  • Party’s Over In ‘Ash vs. Evil Dead’ Season 2 First Look

    Posted Monday, August 29th, 2016 07:00 pm GMT -4
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    It is said that you can’t go home again. However, Ash Williams has never really been one to play by the rules, so whether he likes it or not, he’ll be leaving Jacksonville, Florida and heading back to his hometown of Elk Grove, Michigan during the second season of ‘Ash vs Evil Dead’. Not only […]

  • Rock Your Body In Time: ’Beetlejuice’ Musical In The Works

    Posted Saturday, August 27th, 2016 12:00 pm GMT -4
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    A sequel to the Academy Award-winning comedy classic ‘Beetlejuice‘ has been in the works at Warner Bros. for some time now. After making some moves throughout the 90s, the studio tapped Seth Grahame-Smith of ‘Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter’ and ‘Pride & Prejudice & Zombies’ fame in 2011 to write the script with David Katzenberg. Every so […]

  • Red Hulk & Iron Spider Almost Appeared In ‘Captain America: Civil War’

    Posted Thursday, August 25th, 2016 08:00 pm GMT -4
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    ‘Captain America: Civil War‘ was filled with a plethora of characters. In addition to Captain America and Iron Man, several of Earth’s Mightiest Heroes appeared in the film such as Hawkeye, War Machine, Ant-Man, Scarlet Witch, The Vision, and more. The cast was so large that the Russos weren’t able to fit some Marvel Cinematic Universe […]

  • Bryan Singer Says ‘Legion’ Is A Part Of The X-Men Film Universe

    Posted Thursday, August 25th, 2016 05:00 pm GMT -4
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    Since it had been announced that Fox was developing live-action television programming featuring the X-Men, True Believers wondered if there would be any connection between ‘Legion‘ or any other upcoming projects and the iconic films. Back in January, FX president John Landgraf set the record straight when he said that the FX series from ‘Fargo’ creator […]

  • Steve Rogers Is No Longer Captain America In The MCU

    Posted Thursday, August 25th, 2016 02:43 pm GMT -4
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    **This article contains massive SPOILERS for ‘Captain America: Civil War’. But let’s be honest, you probably saw it already. If you haven’t, what are you waiting for?!** Following the events of ‘Captain America: Civil War’, the Avengers are disassembled in a big way. Earth’s Mightiest Heroes has split into two factions with Tony Stark and Steve […]

  • ‘Stranger Things’ Season 2 Would See “Justice For Barb”

    Posted Thursday, August 25th, 2016 11:00 am GMT -4
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    There are so many things to love about Netflix’s latest original series, ‘Stranger Things‘. We could talk about the 80s nostalgia that mixes Stephen King with Steven Spielberg. There’s also the amazing cast that consists of Millie Bobby Brown, Winona Ryder, Finn Wolfhard, Gaten Matarazzo, Caleb McLaughlin, and more. Plus, there’s tons to be said […]

  • Star City Remembers Black Canary In New ‘Arrow’ Season 5 Promo

    Posted Thursday, August 25th, 2016 10:00 am GMT -4
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    Team Arrow was dealt a fatal blow when the Black Canary met her demise during last season’s battle with Damien Darhk. But just because Laurel Lance is gone does not mean that she’s forgotten. In fact, Oliver Queen appears to have made sure that the city that she fought for on the streets and as […]

  • ‘Community’ Creator Dan Harmon Wrote Additional Scenes For ‘Doctor Strange’

    Posted Wednesday, August 24th, 2016 07:30 pm GMT -4
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    The Marvel Cinematic Universe has a strong connection to the fan favorite NBC series ‘Community’. It all started when Marvel Studios tapped Anthony and Joe Russo to direct ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’ and ‘Captain America: Civil War’ before moving on to ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ and beyond. The directing duo then brought along Danny Pudi and Jim […]