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

  • FremantleMedia Developing Neil Gaiman’s ‘American Gods’ Series

    Posted Thursday, February 6th, 2014 03:00 pm GMT -5
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    Neil Gaiman is one of the most popular writers of our generation. He’s worked on nearly every facet of the entertainment industry, spanning film, television, comic books, and novels. Most recently, he has written for ‘Doctor Who’ and Marvel Comics’ ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ and ‘Marvelman’, but he is also the mind behind ‘The Sandman’, […]

  • Evangeline Lilly In Consideration For ‘Ant-Man’ Lead

    Posted Thursday, February 6th, 2014 01:15 pm GMT -5
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    In the past two months, there have been some huge developments with Edgar Wright’s ‘Ant-Man’. After Paul Rudd joined the cast in late December, he was confirmed as Scott Lang when Michael Douglas was announced as Hank Pym last month. Now that the titular leads are taken care of, focus shifts to the rest of […]

  • TV Review: ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: TRACKS’

    Posted Wednesday, February 5th, 2014 07:00 pm GMT -5
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    After another little break, Marvel’s ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ returned to ABC with yet another exciting episode. After Agent Coulson and his crew grew wise to the wheelings and dealings of frequent foe Ian Quinn, who looks to be working for the Clairvoyant, the S.H.I.E.L.D. group targets the ruthless industrialist and his most recent purchase making […]

  • Marc Webb Reveals B.J. Novak’s Role In ‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2’

    Posted Wednesday, February 5th, 2014 01:06 pm GMT -5
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    Fresh off of the recent release of the new trailer for ‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2’ during the Super Bowl, the film’s director has casually revealed some interesting news concerning his upcoming Spidey sequel and where B.J. Novak fits into the whole thing. Back in March, Marc Webb confirmed that the star of ‘The Office’ and […]

  • John C. Reilly Briefly Discusses ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’

    Posted Wednesday, February 5th, 2014 12:00 pm GMT -5
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    Marvel superheroes had a big weekend as both ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’ and ‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2’ dropped some pretty awesome trailers during this year’s Super Bowl. However, they’re not the only characters heading from the House of Ideas to the big screen this year. James Gunn will introduce the world to Star-Lord, Drax […]

  • Bryan Singer & Peter Dinklage Compare ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’ Villain To Hitler

    Posted Wednesday, February 5th, 2014 09:00 am GMT -5
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    Empire Magazine has been filled to the brim with new and interesting tidbits related to ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’ lately. Not only was it an outlet to unveil a whole slew of characters on 25 different collectible covers, but the most recent issue also came with tons of behind the scenes photos and new […]

  • Final Trailer For ‘Divergent’ Released

    Posted Tuesday, February 4th, 2014 06:00 pm GMT -5
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    This week has been a big week for some of the most anticipated films of 2014. Thanks to the Super Bowl, fans were able to get brand new previews of ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’, ‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2’, ‘Transformers: Age of Extinction’, and ‘Robocop’. Now, Summit Entertainment’s next big young adult franchise has joined […]

  • Creepy New Trailer For ‘Under The Skin’ Starring Scarlett Johansson

    Posted Tuesday, February 4th, 2014 12:00 pm GMT -5
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    When someone mentions Scarlett Johansson today, they might think about her incredible performance in ‘Her’ or here upcoming part in ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’. However, the actress has another sci-fi film in the pipeline that is finally getting released after a few years in limbo. In ‘Under The Skin’, Jonathan Glazer directs Johansson in […]

  • ‘Back To The Future’ Musical Heading To London’s West End

    Posted Tuesday, February 4th, 2014 11:00 am GMT -5
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    Earlier this month, news got out that cinematic icon King Kong would be heading to Broadway to star in his very own musical. Now, it looks like another icon of the silver screen has set course for the stage as Doc Brown’s Delorean is on it’s way to the West End. In a statement on […]

  • New ‘Robocop’ TV Spot Premieres During Super Bowl

    Posted Monday, February 3rd, 2014 07:00 pm GMT -5
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    With such highly anticipated films like ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’, ‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2’, and (to a lesser extent) ‘Transformers: Age of Extinction’ presenting commercials during last night’s Super Bowl, it’s easy for other movie ads to get lost in the shuffle. Unfortunately, Jose Padilha’s remake of ‘Robocop’ might have been a victim of […]

  • ‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2’ Spot & Trailer Swing Into Super Bowl Sunday

    Posted Monday, February 3rd, 2014 03:00 pm GMT -5
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    Most people aren’t too fond of commercials on your average day, but Super Bowl Sunday is a whole different ball game. In fact, some people just tune in to see what creative ways companies come up with to sell their product or promote their movies or TV shows. Among those beer and car ads this […]

  • Lionsgate Releases Statement Regarding Philip Seymour Hoffman & ‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay’

    Posted Monday, February 3rd, 2014 01:18 pm GMT -5
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    Amidst all the Super Bowl celebrations and excitement over the commercials, the world was saddened to learn of the death of Philip Seymour Hoffman. The husband, father, and acclaimed actor was found dead of an apparent drug overdose early on Sunday morning in New York City. Considering that he had such a great talent for […]

  • Will Hank Pym Suit Up In ‘Ant-Man’?

    Posted Monday, February 3rd, 2014 11:00 am GMT -5
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    Since the ball has started rolling on Edgar Wright’s ‘Ant-Man’, the director has been teasing fans on with his blog, Edgar Wright Here. Previously, he teased the notion of Scott Lang appearing in the film alongside Hank Pym by posting a screenshot from an episode of ‘Avengers: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes’ where Lang borrows Pym’s Ant-Man […]

  • Kevin Smith Co-directing Horror Anthology ‘Comes The Krampus’ With SModCast Crew

    Posted Sunday, February 2nd, 2014 01:30 pm GMT -5
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    Many were under the impression that filmmaker Kevin Smith was getting ready to hang up his slate and director’s chair, but recently, we’ve heard some new developments from Silent Bob that seemingly lit a whole new fire under him. In the past few months alone, Smith has gone into post-production on horror film ‘Tusk’, developed […]

  • ‘The Avengers: Age of Ultron’ Adds Korean Actress Kim Soo Hyun

    Posted Saturday, February 1st, 2014 09:00 pm GMT -5
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    As pre-production continues on ‘The Avengers: Age of Ultron’, it appears that Joss Whedon’s follow up to his 2012 blockbuster is getting more international. Like many Marvel Studios films before it, the next movie featuring Earth’s Mightiest Heroes will be shot primarily at Pinewood Studios in London. However, it will also head over to South […]