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

  • Fox Open To ‘Gotham’ Spinoffs

    Posted Thursday, January 21st, 2016 11:00 am GMT -5

    Every comic book show on TV seems to be connected to a larger universe these days. Marvel currently has ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’, ’Agent Carter’, ‘Daredevil’, and ‘Jessica Jones’ on ABC and Netflix, with more on in the pipeline. On the DC side of things, The CW has ‘Arrow’, ‘The Flash’, ‘Vixen’, and the upcoming ‘Legends […]

  • Constantine’s ‘Arrow’ Appearance Was Always A One-Shot

    Posted Thursday, January 21st, 2016 10:00 am GMT -5

    When ‘Constantine’ was cancelled over the summer, DC fans were sad to see Matt Ryan’s version of the Hellblazer go. Though there was a mixed reaction to the show itself, the actor was a perfect fit for the role. Luckily, he had one last chance to play the part when ‘Arrow’ came calling and brought […]

  • ‘Deadpool’ Does Have A Post-Credits Scene

    Posted Wednesday, January 20th, 2016 08:00 pm GMT -5

    The post-credits scene has become a staple of the comic book movie genre. Though it has really become a signature for Marvel Studios, almost every major superhero blockbuster has one to tease the audience with whatever comes next. And based on recent reports, the Merc With A Mouth will follow the trend when he finally […]

  • ‘Star Wars Rebels’ Showrunner Dave Filoni Teases Darth Maul & Other Film Connections

    Posted Wednesday, January 20th, 2016 12:00 pm GMT -5

    Ahead of its return this week, Disney XD recently released a new trailer for the second half of ‘Star Wars Rebels’. This preview showed off some of the epic action coming to the popular animated series set in a galaxy far, far away and even featured the appearances of some of the most iconic characters […]

  • Latest ‘Star Wars Rebels’ Trailer Teases Connections To ‘The Force Awakens’

    Posted Tuesday, January 19th, 2016 08:00 pm GMT -5

    Ever since the first picture of him was revealed, fans have been interested in Kylo Ren. This interest grew exponentially once ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ hit theaters, but it all started with that picture of the First Order soldier wielding a red crossguard lightsaber. And at that point, there might have been just as […]

  • Meet The Worst Heroes Ever In New ‘Suicide Squad’ Character Posters

    Posted Tuesday, January 19th, 2016 12:00 pm GMT -5

    It has been about six months since we saw the first trailer for ‘Suicide Squad’ at San Diego Comic Con. Though it may not seem that long since we’ve been seeing some new stills here and there while hearing the cast and crew talk about the movie a good bit since then, it really has […]

  • Gal Gadot Sports A Shield & Sword In Latest ‘Wonder Woman’ Set Photos

    Posted Monday, January 18th, 2016 07:00 pm GMT -5

    Thanks to the recent promos for ‘Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice’ (and decades of comic book history), we’re all pretty used to seeing Wonder Woman with a sword and a shield as she prepares for battle. Although when it comes to Patty Jenkins’ upcoming solo film featuring the Justice Leaguer in World War I, […]

  • How Will Spider-Man Be Introduced In ‘Captain America: Civil War’?

    Posted Monday, January 18th, 2016 03:00 pm GMT -5

    True Believers have been begging and pleading for Spider-Man to join the Marvel Cinematic Universe since it was established. Now after a few failed franchises at Sony, that’s finally happening this year as Tom Holland will be introduced as the new friendly neighborhood web-slinger in ‘Captain America: Civil War’. But how will the House of […]

  • ‘Agent Carter’ Lands In Hollywood In Latest Season Two Preview

    Posted Monday, January 18th, 2016 01:30 pm GMT -5

    She may not be hopping off the plane at LAX with a dream and a cardigan, but SSR agent Peggy Carter will be in the land of fame excess when the second season of ‘Agent Carter’ premieres this week on ABC. Luckily, she won’t be out on the west coast alone as a few familiar […]

  • What Will Close In Disney’s Hollywood Studios To Make Room For Star Wars Land?

    Posted Sunday, January 17th, 2016 09:00 am GMT -5

    Since the announcement was made back in August, it seems like we’ve only been hearing about the progress of the Disneyland version of Star Wars Land on the West Coast. That could partially be because Imagineers are altering a major attraction that has been a part of the beloved theme park since its opening day […]

  • ‘Creed’ Star Tessa Thompson In Talks For Alex Garland’s ‘Annihilation’

    Posted Saturday, January 16th, 2016 09:00 am GMT -5

    After starting his career by writing acclaimed novels that became pretty successful films, Alex Garland cut out the middle man and began writing his own movies. He found success by penning projects like ’28 Days Later’, ‘Sunshine’, ‘Dredd’, and an adaptation of the popular Xbox game ‘Halo’ that never got made. But just when you […]

  • ‘Walking Dead’ Creator Robert Kirkman Teases “Something Different” For Season 6B

    Posted Friday, January 15th, 2016 07:00 pm GMT -5

    ‘The Walking Dead’ has delivered some pretty crazy cliffhangers over the course of five and a half seasons. One of the craziest ones in recent history had to be what happened to Glenn Rhee after Nicholas committed suicide, but the sixth season didn’t stop there with the shocking moments. Even right to the very end […]

  • All-Star Team Supposedly Assembled To Bring Darth Vader To ‘Rogue One’

    Posted Friday, January 15th, 2016 02:05 pm GMT -5

    The last time we saw Darth Vader on the big screen, he wasn’t looking too hot. Of course, that could be attributed to the fact that only his skull appeared in ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’, but that skull has still seen better days. But if the latest rumors about ‘Rogue One: A Star Wars […]

  • Marvel Comics Announces ‘Star Wars’ Comic Starring Poe Dameron

    Posted Friday, January 15th, 2016 09:00 am GMT -5

    There are so many characters to love in ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’. Obviously, there are the new heroes like Finn, Rey, and BB-8. There’s also the returning cast from the original trilogy such as Han Solo, Chewbacca, and Leia Organa. You might even find fans of the First Order minions Kylo Ren, Captain Phasma, […]

  • What Will Disneyland Look Like After The Addition Of Star Wars Land?

    Posted Thursday, January 14th, 2016 08:00 pm GMT -5

    Since the park’s opening day in 1955, Disneyland has gone through a number of renovations and expansions. Various rides and attractions have come and gone, but nothing will change the face of the Happiest Place On Earth like Star Wars Land. Officially announced back in August 2015 by Disney Chairman and CEO Bob Iger at […]