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

  • Ronda Rousey Wants To Play Samus In A ‘Metroid’ Movie

    Posted Saturday, February 27th, 2016 09:00 am GMT -4

    Former UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion Ronda Rousey has been branching out into other forms of entertainment when she’s not preparing to step into the octagon. From gracing magazine covers to appearing at WWE events alongside The Rock, the mixed martial artist is everywhere these days. And just like the Great One, Rousey is also getting […]

  • ‘Ready Player One’ Selects Tye Sheridan For Lead Role

    Posted Friday, February 26th, 2016 02:00 pm GMT -4

    After some major developments with ‘Ready Player One’ were revealed earlier this month, a new player has joined the game. Now that Warner Bros. and Steven Spielberg have announced that the adaptation of Ernest Cline’s acclaimed nostalgia-filled sci-fi adventure novel would be pushed back to 2018, it looks like they’ve selected the actor who will […]

  • Extended ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ Synopsis Teases High Stakes All Around

    Posted Friday, February 26th, 2016 10:00 am GMT -4

    Secret Warriors and Inhumans and HYDRA, oh my! Following the season finale of ‘Agent Carter’ next week, ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ will return the week after to face some of the biggest threats they’ve ever faced. And while we’ve learned a bit about what to expect during the second half of the third season, a new […]

  • ‘Game of Thrones’ Star Finn Jones Cast As Netflix’s Iron Fist

    Posted Thursday, February 25th, 2016 06:00 pm GMT -4

    While True Believers are busy getting hyped about the new season of ‘Daredevil’ premiering on Netflix next month, the House of Ideas has just announced the newest hero to join the popular streaming service’s corner of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. After many months of speculation and a major debate regarding the character’s race, we now […]

  • NBC’s ‘Powerless’ Casts Talent From ‘Firefly’, ‘Community’, & More

    Posted Thursday, February 25th, 2016 04:00 pm GMT -4

    Live-action NBC sitcom ‘Powerless’ has scored some major talent this week. Previously, the single-camera half-hour workplace comedy set in the worst insurance company in the DC Universe found it’s lead in ‘High School Musical’ and ‘Spring Breakers’ star Vanessa Hudgens. But now, the series from ‘A to Z’ creator Ben Queen and Warner Bros. TV […]

  • Sophie Turner Discusses The Differences Of Her Jean Grey In ‘X-Men: Apocalypse’

    Posted Thursday, February 25th, 2016 11:00 am GMT -4

    When Matthew Vaughn introduced us to ‘X-Men: First Class’, we got to see a number of our favorite mutants on the big screen during their formative years. And now that Bryan Singer has returned to connect the trilogy that he started back in 2000 to the current crop of movies that have reinvigorated Fox’s Marvel […]

  • ABC Releases Synopsis For ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ Spinoff ‘Most Wanted’

    Posted Thursday, February 25th, 2016 09:00 am GMT -4

    Back in January, ABC gave the green light to Marvel Television’s ‘Most Wanted’ after a period of will they/won’t they. Since then, the ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ spinoff starring Adrianne Palicki and Nick Blood has been ramping up. First, Delroy Lindo joined the cast as the swashbuckling adventurer Dominic Fortune. Now, we have our first description […]

  • What Has Grant Ward Become On ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’?

    Posted Tuesday, February 23rd, 2016 02:00 pm GMT -4

    Ever since his true colors were revealed during the first season of ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’, True Believers have seen Grant Ward act like a monster. From the countless dubious acts carried out in the name of John Garrett to the extremely personal physical and mental attacks on his former teammates, it was no wonder why […]

  • First Look At Megalyn E.K. As Vixen On This Week’s ‘Arrow’

    Posted Tuesday, February 23rd, 2016 09:00 am GMT -4

    After their run in with the Demolition Team last week, Team Arrow is calling in reinforcements to deal with Damien Darhk’s latest scheme. Following her stint in her own CW Seed animated series last year, Megalyn Echikunwoke’s Mari McCabe AKA Vixen is making a transition to the live-action Arrowverse to help out Oliver Queen and […]

  • Diagon Alley Expansion Rumored For Universal Studios Hollywood

    Posted Sunday, February 21st, 2016 06:00 pm GMT -4

    Despite visitors being able to enjoy a soft opening in California as we speak, the Wizarding World of Harry Potter hasn’t officially opened at Universal Studios Hollywood yet. And though the April 7, 2016 is just around the corner, there is already rumors circulating about bringing the Diagon Alley expansion to the west coast as […]

  • ‘Black Panther’ Writer Discusses “Historic Opportunity” To Bring Wakanda To Life

    Posted Friday, February 19th, 2016 06:00 pm GMT -4

    We are currently in the middle of a cultural crossroads when it comes to the media that we consume. More than ever before, representation and diversity are being addressed in film, television, and literature in ways that see our entertainment finally reflect the world at large. And the Marvel Cinematic Universe definitely isn’t being left […]

  • Movie Review: ‘The Witch’

    Posted Friday, February 19th, 2016 04:00 pm GMT -4

    It’s not often that horror movies make it onto my most anticipated movies of the year lists. Although after the buzz started to come out of Sundance about ‘The Witch’, I couldn’t help but be intrigued. The trailers then solidified my fascination with writer/director Robert Eggers’ feature film debut thanks to the overall eerie aura […]

  • J.J. Abrams-Produced ‘God Particle’ Finally Receives Release Date

    Posted Friday, February 19th, 2016 11:00 am GMT -4

    It has been well documented that J.J. Abrams’ filmmaking process is like creating a series of mystery boxes. From his more intimate projects like ’10 Cloverfield Lane’ to the massive record-breaking franchise films like ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ or ‘Star Trek’, he looks for all of his projects to have infinite possibilities for his […]

  • Michael Shannon And Son On The Run In New ‘Midnight Special’ Trailer

    Posted Thursday, February 18th, 2016 08:00 pm GMT -4

    When it came time to assemble my list of most anticipated films of the year (without superheroes in them), there were a few that just narrowly didn’t make the cut. Among those movies was definitely ‘Midnight Special’, the latest film from acclaimed indie writer/director Jeff Nicols. After making major waves with his previous films ‘Take […]

  • New ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ Promo Gives First Look At Secret Warriors

    Posted Thursday, February 18th, 2016 05:00 pm GMT -4

    As ‘Agent Carter’ comes closer to wrapping up their time in Hollywood, ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ is gearing up for the introduction of the Secret Warriors. Agent Daisy Johnson’s team of Inhuman heroes has been teased since the beginning of the current season and now it looks like we’ll finally get to see them assemble to […]