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: Movies- Star Wars, Back to the Future, Zombieland, Moon, Scott Pilgrim Vs The World, Attack the Block, all the Batman movies (even Batman and Robin), almost all the Marvel movies (especially Captain America, and Iron Man) TV- Firefly, Doctor Who, Torchwood, The Walking Dead, Futurama, Avengers: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes, Batman: The Animated Series, X-men Comics- Captain America, The Avengers, The Young Avengers, The Punisher, The Amazing Spider-man, Deadpool, X-force, The Teen Titans, Batman.
Location: Philadelphia, PA

Ben Silverio - Writer

  • James Spader Was Joss Whedon’s First And Only Choice For Ultron

    Posted Thursday, September 12th, 2013 01:09 pm GMT -4 by
    Over the past month, we’ve gotten a lot of casting news for a few huge superhero movies coming up in the next few years. First, we learned that Ben Affleck would be playing Batman in the sequel to ‘Man of Steel’. Then, later on we found out that Bradley Cooper would be...
  • R2-D2 Appears In ‘Star Trek Into Darkness’

    Posted Thursday, September 12th, 2013 12:36 pm GMT -4 by
    Way before J.J. Abrams landed the directing job of a lifetime with ‘Star Wars: Episode VII’, he was just a ‘Star Wars’ fan like the rest of us. And just because he was working on Paramount’s ‘Star Trek’ movies didn’t mean that he would let his love for the Lucasfilm...
  • Chris Hemsworth Knows Nothing About ‘The Avengers: Age Of Ultron’

    Posted Thursday, September 12th, 2013 11:00 am GMT -4 by
    At this point in time, you might as well refer to the cast of ‘The Avengers’ as Jon Snow since they all know nothing. While some may argue that they all know something about being ridiculously good looking, none of them so far know about the finale of Marvel’s Phase Two...
  • Become Initiated With The New ‘American Horror Story: Coven’ Teaser

    Posted Wednesday, September 11th, 2013 06:00 pm GMT -4 by
    This fall, the witching hour will be upon us when Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk’s horror anthology series returns with ‘American Horror Story: Coven’. The show returns to FX in about a month and the network has been releasing a series of teasers to promote the new season....
  • ‘Jurassic Park 4’ Is Now ‘Jurassic World’

    Posted Wednesday, September 11th, 2013 05:00 pm GMT -4 by
    When we last heard about ‘Jurassic Park 4’, the film was placed on indefinite hiatus. The official reasoning behind it was so that the crew had “adequate time to bring audiences the best possible version of the fourth installment in Universal’s beloved franchise”....
  • Hear Daniel Radcliffe’s American Accent In First Clip From ‘Horns’

    Posted Wednesday, September 11th, 2013 04:19 pm GMT -4 by
    Earlier this week, photos of a horny Daniel Radcliffe surfaced online. No, he wasn’t out in public being fresh, but rather, he was actually growing a set of horns on his head for his role in Alexandre Aja’s new film ‘Horns’, which made it’s debut at this year’s Toronto...
  • ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ Assemble In Five New Clips

    Posted Wednesday, September 11th, 2013 03:00 pm GMT -4 by
    In two weeks, we’ll finally get to watch Marvel’s ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’. The long-awaited ABC drama set in the Marvel Cinematic Universe is getting closer and closer to it’s premiere date, which means that the House of Ideas is flooding the web with various promotional...
  • Bad Robot Mystery Project Confirmed As Novel ‘S.’

    Posted Wednesday, September 11th, 2013 11:00 am GMT -4 by
    A few weeks ago, J.J. Abrams’ production company Bad Robot released an eerie trailer called ‘Stranger’ on their YouTube channel. Declaring that “soon he will know”, the video contains some incredibly strange imagery. While it didn’t offer up any details beyond that,...
  • Where In The World Is Roberto Orci? Not On Twitter!

    Posted Tuesday, September 10th, 2013 08:00 pm GMT -4 by
    Fans have always used the internet to complain incessantly about things that they love. Or, to put it more eloquently, as stated by Holden McNeil in ‘Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back’, “The Internet is a communication tool used the world over where people can come together...
  • Borderline NSFW Stills From Paradoxical Party Pic ‘+1’

    Posted Tuesday, September 10th, 2013 07:11 pm GMT -4 by
    At first glance, the new film from writer-director Dennis Iliadis titled ‘+1’ looks like your run of the mill teen movie that rose to prominence in the 80s and 90s. The cast is filled with young, beautiful people caught up in a raucous night of partying. But the IFC film...
  • The CW Plans ‘Wizard of Oz’ Drama Called ‘Dorothy Must Die’

    Posted Tuesday, September 10th, 2013 05:00 pm GMT -4 by
    ‘The Wizard of Oz’ is a classic film enjoyed by generations and it’s 75th anniversary is just around the corner. That could explain all the projects based on L. Frank Baum’s wonderful world. Earlier this year, we had the prequel ‘Oz The Great And Powerful’ starring...
  • Ant-Man’ Release Date Gets Pushed From Fall To Summer 2015

    Posted Tuesday, September 10th, 2013 04:03 pm GMT -4 by
    During the fall of 2012, we learned that after many years of anticipation, Edgar Wright and Joe Cornish’s ‘Ant-Man’ would finally be hitting theaters on November 6, 2015, as part of Marvel’s Phase Three. The film would kick off the new chapter of the Marvel Cinematic...
  • Mark Gatiss’ ‘Game Of Thrones’ Role Revealed

    Posted Tuesday, September 10th, 2013 12:00 pm GMT -4 by
    Earlier this summer, we learned that BBC staple Mark Gatiss would be joining the cast of ‘Game of Thrones’ for the fourth season. The British writer/producer/actor known for his work on ‘Doctor Who’ and ‘Sherlock’ was one of many to make the trip to Westeros for...
  • ‘The Secret Service’ Finds Female Lead In Sophie Cookson

    Posted Monday, September 9th, 2013 09:00 pm GMT -4 by
    When we last heard about Matthew Vaughn and Mark Millar’s ‘The Secret Service’, the project had just found it’s villain in Samuel L. Jackson. After casting newbie Taron Egerton as the lead along with Colin Firth, Michael Caine, and Mark Hamill over bigger young names...
  • New Photos From ‘Horns’ Featuring Daniel Radcliffe

    Posted Monday, September 9th, 2013 08:00 pm GMT -4 by
    When it came time to move on from Hogwarts and live in a post-Potter world, no one was quicker to distance himself from that franchise than star Daniel Radcliffe. He’s done a number of projects since ‘Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2’ that are vastly different...