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

  • Russo Brothers Tease New Avengers Team Following ‘Avengers: Infinity War’

    Posted Wednesday, January 13th, 2016 09:00 am GMT -5

    In 2012, Joss Whedon and Marvel Studios finally assembled the Avengers together on the big screen in a live-action feature film that was met with much fanfare and jubilation. Then, as is commonplace in the source material, the filmmaker introduced us to a new line up for Earth’s Mightiest Heroes at the end of last […]

  • Will Cate Blanchett Play The Villain In ‘Thor: Ragnarok’?

    Posted Tuesday, January 12th, 2016 07:00 pm GMT -5

    As it goes through the rewriting stage with 2013 Black List screenwriter Stephany Folsom, the cast of ‘Thor: Ragnarok’ is coming together. Aside from the usual suspects from the past two films like Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston, and Jamie Alexander, we’ve heard that Mark Ruffalo would be bringing the Other Guy to Asgard as the […]

  • No Extended Cut For ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Blu-Ray & DVD Release

    Posted Tuesday, January 12th, 2016 03:00 pm GMT -5

    Judging by all the box office records that it has broken so far, fans all over the world want more ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’. If you’re like me, you’re reading anything and everything connected to J.J. Abrams’ adventure in a galaxy far, far away from the Marvel comic books to the Disney-Lucasfilm Press novels. […]

  • Ryan Coogler Officially Directing ‘Black Panther’

    Posted Tuesday, January 12th, 2016 01:00 pm GMT -5

    Since the film was officially announced, a number of names have floated around as possible directors for ‘Black Panther’. Among the rumored names were ‘Selma’ auteur Ava DuVernay and ‘Straight Outta Compton’ helmer F. Gary Gray, but ‘Creed’ and ‘Fruitvale Station’ filmmaker Ryan Coogler seemed to be the frontrunner for the position before the new […]

  • Clark Gregg Feels Like ‘Inhumans’ & ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ Won’t Connect

    Posted Tuesday, January 12th, 2016 09:00 am GMT -5

    With the exception of the tie-in with ‘Thor: The Dark World’ during season one, ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ has had some awesome crossovers with Marvel Studios’ biggest films. Of course, the fallout from ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’ comes to mind immediately, but it was pretty cool seeing characters like Lady Sif, Maria Hill, and the […]

  • ‘Batman: The Killing Joke’ Animated Adaptation Will Add New Story Elements

    Posted Monday, January 11th, 2016 08:00 pm GMT -5

    Though some thought that it would never happen due to the controversial nature of the story, DC Entertainment announced at last year’s San Diego Comic Con that they would be producing an animated feature film based on the seminal Batman graphic novel ‘The Killing Joke’. With Bruce Timm attached to executive produce and his ‘Batman: […]

  • Kevin Smith Tapped To Direct An Episode Of ‘The Flash’

    Posted Monday, January 11th, 2016 07:00 pm GMT -5

    ‘Clerks’, ‘Mallrats’, and ‘Chasing Amy’ writer and director Kevin Smith has a long history with superheroes. Aside from being a life-long comic book fan, the New Jersey native has written a number of stories for both Marvel and DC. You can find most of them at the comic book store featured on AMC’s ‘Comic Book […]

  • New Shortlist For Han Solo ‘Star Wars Anthology’ Lead Revealed

    Posted Monday, January 11th, 2016 06:00 pm GMT -5

    After a period of radio silence, we learned that Disney and Lucasfilm were making some moves regarding the upcoming ‘Star Wars Anthology’ film featuring Han Solo last month. The project directed by Phil Lord and Chris Miller of ‘The Lego Movie’ and written by the father-son tandem of Lawrence and Jon Kasdan had started the […]

  • ‘Agent Carter’ Season 2 Character Posters Offer First Look At Madame Masque

    Posted Sunday, January 10th, 2016 09:00 pm GMT -5

    Though we may have to wait a few more weeks more than we expected thanks to President Obama’s State of the Union Address, a new season of ‘Agent Carter’ is coming our way later this month. When we catch up with the SSR’s top operative Peggy Carter, she’ll be making her way to the Sunshine […]

  • Titan Comics Rolls Out Album Cover Variants For ‘Doctor Who’ Books

    Posted Sunday, January 10th, 2016 09:00 am GMT -5

    Over the past few months, Marvel Comics has paid tribute to iconic hip-hop albums and artists throughout history by creating a series of variant covers for a number of their most popular titles. Run the Jewels, Kendrick Lamar, Snoop Dogg, Lauryn Hill, DOOM, Wu-Tang Clan, A Tribe Called Quest, Tyler the Creator, Jay Z, Missy […]

  • Kevin Feige Reveals More Information About ‘Doctor Strange’

    Posted Friday, January 8th, 2016 06:00 pm GMT -5

    November is still a way away, but it’s never too early to learn more about the year’s offerings from the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Luckily, new information about ‘Doctor Strange’ has been coming out left and right. After the first official photos from the production surfaced less than two weeks ago, we’ve been hearing a myriad […]

  • New ‘Captain America: Civil War’ Toy Unveils Super Sized Spoiler

    Posted Friday, January 8th, 2016 10:00 am GMT -5

    Spoilers can come from anywhere, especially now that movie studios will use any avenue to promote their latest projects. But it seems like the toy lines that tie into a film are more and more frequently becoming the source of plot points prior to a picture’s premiere. We’ve seen it happen over and over again […]

  • Chris Evans Discusses Cap’s Personal Conflicts In ‘Captain America: Civil War’

    Posted Thursday, January 7th, 2016 09:00 am GMT -5

    Sometimes things aren’t as simple as right and wrong. Two parties could be working towards the same goal, but in finding different approaches to the situation, conflict may arise. We see this happening all the time in our everyday lives. And now thanks to ‘Captain America: Civil War,’ we’ll see how that scenario plays out […]

  • When Will Han Solo’s ‘Star Wars Anthology’ Film Be Set?

    Posted Wednesday, January 6th, 2016 06:00 pm GMT -5

    Before we get into this, let’s just go ahead and say that there will probably be SPOILERS for ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ in this article. You have been warned! (But let’s be honest: You’ve seen it at least twice by now, right?) Judging by all the records it has been breaking, fans have been […]

  • Netflix Adds ‘Voltron’ & Guillermo Del Toro To Original Programing Line Up

    Posted Tuesday, January 5th, 2016 07:07 pm GMT -5

    Netflix is the gift that keeps on giving. First, it made our lives better by giving us access to an extensive library of movies and television shows. Then, the company started developing its own original programming, many of which have become critically acclaimed and universally renowned. I mean, it’s pretty likely that you’re either in […]