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

  • Is A ‘Kick-Ass’ Sequel & Prequel On The Way? (Probably Not, Actually)

    Posted Friday, June 19th, 2015 06:00 pm GMT -4
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    The ‘Kick-Ass’ movies were a lot of fun. They offered a nice alternative to the Big Two properties dominating the superhero movie genre. Of course, the franchise as a whole has received mixed reviews and is hardly a box office draw. Despite that, there are fans out there that want more and (depending on who […]

  • Rosario Dawson Discusses The Punisher & More In ‘Daredevil’ Season 2

    Posted Friday, June 19th, 2015 05:00 pm GMT -4
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    Since the acclaimed Netflix series was renewed for a second season back in April, we’ve been hearing rumblings about what might be coming to ‘Daredevil’ in 2016. We’ve already heard some rumblings about Elektra and Bullseye joining the action in this corner of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, but it was confirmed that Jon Bernthal would […]

  • ‘Captain America: Civil War’ Set Video Catch Cool Stunt Work

    Posted Friday, June 19th, 2015 11:00 am GMT -4
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    When we here at ScienceFiction.com mention the “Institute For Infectious Disease,” you might think that we’re talking about a location in AMC’s upcoming ‘Walking Dead’ companion series ‘Fear The Walking Dead.’ After all, it sounds like a place where people might go to subdue an impending zombie virus, right? Well, this place is actually located […]

  • Channing Tatum Thinks ‘Gambit’ Will “Change The Form” Of Superhero Movies

    Posted Friday, June 19th, 2015 10:00 am GMT -4
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    If you’re a fan of comic book movies, then it’s quite the time to be alive. With movies like ‘Captain America: Civil War’, ‘Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice’, ‘X-Men: Apocalypse’, and ‘Suicide Squad’ on top of TV shows like ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.,’ ‘Legends of Tomorrow,’ ‘Daredevil,’ ‘Supergirl,’ ‘The Flash,’ and ‘Agent Carter’ all coming our way, there will certainly […]

  • TMNT Meets NYPD In New ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Half Shell’ Set Videos

    Posted Thursday, June 18th, 2015 01:00 pm GMT -4
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    Throughout the course of their existence, Michaelangelo, Donatello, Leonardo, and Raphael have had their fair share of allies. When we last saw them in ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’, the latest incarnation of the heroes in a half shell fought alongside Master Splinter and April O’Neil. In the upcoming sequel ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Half Shell,’ our […]

  • New ‘Star Wars Rebels’ Season 2 Clip Shows Darth Vader In Action

    Posted Thursday, June 18th, 2015 09:00 am GMT -4
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    As teased at the end of season and then confirmed at this year’s Star Wars Celebration, Darth Vader will be playing a big part in the second season of Disney XD’s ‘Star Wars Rebels.’ James Earl Jones returns to his legendary role as the Dark Lord of the Sith when he hunts down and faces off […]

  • ‘X-Men: Apocalypse’ Director Teases “Secret Scene” In X-Mansion

    Posted Wednesday, June 17th, 2015 06:00 pm GMT -4
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    Bryan Singer is at it again. While the ‘X-Men: Apocalypse’ director is hard at work on the set of his latest Marvel mutant film for 20th Century Fox, he’s giving fans an unprecedented look behind the scenes just as he did with some of his past projects such as ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’ by posting updates […]

  • New Footage Surfaces In ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past – Rogue Cut’ Trailer

    Posted Wednesday, June 17th, 2015 03:00 pm GMT -4
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    Around this time last year, ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’ director Bryan Singer revealed through Twitter that a new cut of the film that brought him back to Fox’s Marvel mutant movies would be released that features Anna Paquin’s Rogue in a more prominent role. After all, she did play a much bigger part in […]

  • Is Sony Developing A ‘Spider-Gwen’ Movie?

    Posted Tuesday, June 16th, 2015 08:00 pm GMT -4
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    Thanks to the unprecedented deal between Marvel Studios and Sony Pictures, the Spider-Man franchise will be rebooted once again, except this time the web-slinger will be part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Despite this, Sony still owns the film rights to the character and all other associated characters, so it’s possible that the studio may […]

  • Scott Lang Seeks Redemption In New ‘Ant-Man’ TV Spots

    Posted Tuesday, June 16th, 2015 07:00 pm GMT -4
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    For most True Believers, the only insect-related superhero from Marvel Comics that matters right now is Spider-Man as Sony and Marvel Studios search for their next Peter Parker. However, the House of Ideas and Disney are doing all they can to promote ‘Ant-Man,’ the upcoming Phase Two finale from filmmaker Peyton Reed. They’ve even called on […]

  • First Look At Princess Leia In ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’

    Posted Tuesday, June 16th, 2015 09:00 am GMT -4
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    Though we have gotten a peek at characters such as Rey, Finn, Poe Dameron, BB-8, and Kylo Ren already, Han Solo and Chewbacca became the first characters from the original trilogy to be seen onscreen in a piece of ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ promotional material when they declared, “We’re home” in the second trailer […]

  • ‘Star Wars: Rogue One’ Adds Forest Whitaker To Cast

    Posted Monday, June 15th, 2015 06:02 pm GMT -4
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    While things still seem up in the air with the second ‘Star Wars Anthology’ film after director Josh Trank departed the project, everything is on the up and up for ‘Star Wars: Rogue One’. After getting it’s first logline at Star Wars Celebration, more incredible talent was added to cast alongside Felicity Jones. So far, […]

  • Katherine Waterston Joins ‘Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them’

    Posted Monday, June 15th, 2015 03:45 pm GMT -4
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    Earlier this month, Warner Bros. officially announced that rising star Eddie Redmayne would star as Newt Scamander in the upcoming ‘Harry Potter’ prequel/spinoff ‘Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them.’ But around the same time, we learned of some other potential characters that could be appearing in the film directed by David Yates and written by […]

  • Hugh Jackman Says Wolverine Recasting Is Inevitable

    Posted Sunday, June 14th, 2015 09:00 pm GMT -4
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    Back in March, Hugh Jackman announced that he would be retiring from the role of Wolverine after his last few commitments. Though he’s rumored to have cameos in ‘Deadpool’ and ‘X-Men: Apocalypse’, the currently untitled 2017 sequel to ‘The Wolverine’ will definitely be it for the 46-year-old Australian actor as the X-Men’s resident Canucklehead. But […]

  • ‘Power Rangers’ Director Calls Script “Mature But Still Playful”

    Posted Sunday, June 14th, 2015 09:00 am GMT -4
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    About 10 months ago, we learned that  Roberto Orci would be executive producing the latest feature film  from the long-running series ‘Power Rangers’ for Lionsgate and Saban. ‘X-Men: First Class’ and ‘Thor’ writers Ashley Miller and Zack Stentz boarded shortly after that to work on the script, but production really kicked into gear in April when […]