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

  • Skip The Stairs With New ‘Jessica Jones’ Promo

    Posted Tuesday, October 6th, 2015 03:00 pm GMT -4
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    Ever since the first teaser dropped last month, Marvel Television and Netflix have slowly began to give us more ‘Jessica Jones’ in the form of promos that give us quick glimpses into the life of the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s latest heroine. First, we saw that she isn’t too fond of alarms in the morning. Then, […]

  • Secret Warriors Get Name-Dropped In New ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ Clip

    Posted Tuesday, October 6th, 2015 11:00 am GMT -4
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    We’ve known since June that Agent Daisy Johnson would be bringing the Secret Warriors from the pages of Marvel Comics to ABC’s ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ this season. Until now we still don’t know who will make up the team or how they’ll be different from the source material, but we do have a clip of […]

  • A Hero’s Work Is Never Done In New Clips From ‘The Flash’

    Posted Monday, October 5th, 2015 07:00 pm GMT -4
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    As we’ve been seeing over the course of the last few weeks, Barry Allen and the gang at STAR Labs are revving up to return with an all-new season of ‘The Flash’. And even up to the very last minute, we’re getting some awesome new looks at the upcoming second season. Ahead of the Scarlet […]

  • ‘Flight of the Concords’ Director Taika Waititi In Talks For ‘Thor: Ragnarok’

    Posted Monday, October 5th, 2015 05:00 pm GMT -4
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    Marvel Studios has certainly made some unique and daring choices when it comes to the filmmakers that they bring in to build and shape the Marvel Cinematic Universe. After Jon Favreau, Louis Leterrier, Kenneth Branagh, Joe Johnston, and Joss Whedon laid the groundwork in Phase One, talented individuals such as Shane Black, Alan Taylor, and […]

  • Marvel Television Ventures Into Comedy With ‘Damage Control’

    Posted Sunday, October 4th, 2015 09:00 pm GMT -4
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    Back in August, DC Entertainment and Warner Bros. announced that they would be venturing into the more comedic side of the DC Universe with ‘Powerless’ on NBC. Described as ‘The Office’ but with superheroes, the half-hour single-camera comedy comes from ‘A to Z’ creator Ben Queen and will explore “the reality of working life for […]

  • Ryan Reynolds Took His ‘Deadpool’ Costume Home!

    Posted Saturday, October 3rd, 2015 09:00 pm GMT -4
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    When people work on a film or television shoot, it’s fairly common to see others take things from set. Usually it’s something small like a random prop or a piece of a costume. For example, Jenna Coleman revealed that she took Clara Oswald’s TARDIS key on her last day on ‘Doctor Who’ earlier this year. […]

  • Working Title For Disney’s ‘Enchanted’ Sequel Revealed

    Posted Saturday, October 3rd, 2015 06:00 pm GMT -4
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    Before Idina Menzel was Queen Elsa of Arendelle from the massively successful ‘Frozen,’ she was a princess (and a supporting character) in a slightly less fruitful film called ‘Enchanted.’ Released in 2007, the film starring Amy Adams as a gleeful and naïve Disney Princess archetype from a far away land that finds herself in modern day […]

  • Marvel One-Shots Will Likely Return With Phase Three Films

    Posted Saturday, October 3rd, 2015 09:00 am GMT -4
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    Earlier this week, Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige participated in a Q&A to promote the release of ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ on Blu-ray and DVD. The guiding force behind the Marvel Cinematic Universe spoke on a number of topics including ‘Captain America: Civil War’, ‘Avengers: Infinity War’, and more integration between the film and television […]

  • HBO And Zack Snyder In Talks For ‘Watchmen’ TV Series

    Posted Friday, October 2nd, 2015 07:00 pm GMT -4
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    Back in 2009, Zack Snyder helmed ‘Watchmen’ for Warner Bros. Pictures. The adaptation of the seminal 1986-1987 DC Comics limited series by Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons featuring an all-star ensemble cast that included the likes of Jackie Earle Haley, Malin Akerman, Billy Crudup, Patrick Wilson, Matthew Goode, and Jeffery Dean Morgan was met with […]

  • Iris West Quotes A Wise Man In First Clip From ‘The Flash’ Season Two

    Posted Friday, October 2nd, 2015 10:00 am GMT -4
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    Earlier this week, a variety of promotional materials were released to promote the upcoming season premiere of ‘The Flash’ on The CW. Everything from trailers, TV spots, posters, and pictures have hit the web this week, but now the first clip from the Scarlet Speedster’s second season has been released as well. Ahead of this Tuesday’s new […]

  • Doc Brown Returns In Teaser For New ‘Back To The Future’ 30th Anniversary Short

    Posted Thursday, October 1st, 2015 04:00 pm GMT -4
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    Back in July, Universal Pictures Home Entertainment announced that they would be releasing a special 30th anniversary edition of the ‘Back to the Future’ trilogy on Blu-ray and DVD. Just in time for the day that Marty McFly and Dr. Emmett Brown traveled to in the future, fans can own the legendary franchise from filmmakers […]

  • Mark Millar Explains How ‘Old Man Logan’ Can Still Work Without Marvel Studios

    Posted Thursday, October 1st, 2015 11:00 am GMT -4
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    Since Marvel Studios started making movies, True Believers have been disappointed time and time again when they’re reminded that the House of Ideas doesn’t have the film rights to all of their characters anymore. Though things seemed to have worked out with Spider-Man, Fox still has the Fantastic Four and the X-Men, which means that […]

  • New ‘Game of Thrones’ Scene Details Tease Critical Flashback Sequence

    Posted Thursday, October 1st, 2015 09:00 am GMT -4
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    WARNING: This article may contain spoilers for the upcoming season of ‘Game of Thrones.’ Proceed with caution! Since the Season Five finale of ‘Game of Thrones,’ everyone has been talking about Jon Snow. Though the Lord Commander of the Night’s Watch may have met his demise, we’ve been hearing rumblings about actor Kit Harington being […]

  • Crotch Chops And Kisses Galore In New ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ Blooper Reel

    Posted Wednesday, September 30th, 2015 11:00 am GMT -4
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    With the DVD and Blu-Ray going on sale later this week, Marvel Studios is doing everything they can to promote the home video release of ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron.’ Previously, we’ve seen some deleted scenes and a gag reel hit the web for True Believers to enjoy, but one video wasn’t enough for all the […]

  • Stan Lee Predicts What Will Happen To Marvel After He Dies

    Posted Wednesday, September 30th, 2015 10:00 am GMT -4
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    I really don’t want to be a downer here, but at age 92, Stan Lee won’t be around for much longer. Hopefully I’m wrong and we’re lucky enough to have him until he’s 102, but he’s been forced to cancel a few convention appearances here and there because of his declining health over the past […]