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

  • Marvel Releases First Minute Of ‘All Hail The King’

    Posted Thursday, January 16th, 2014 12:00 pm GMT -5

    Last week, it was confirmed that we would be seeing Ben Kingsley reprising his role as Trevor Slattery from ‘Iron Man 3’ in the newest Marvel One-Shot titled ‘All Hail The King‘. The short that will appear on the ‘Thor: The Dark World’ Blu-ray will catch up with the delusional actor in Seagate Prison as he […]

  • Johnny Depp Out, Jon Hamm In For ‘Doctor Strange’?

    Posted Wednesday, January 15th, 2014 09:00 pm GMT -5

    This has been a big week for casting for Marvel Studios. Michael Douglas and Michael Pena were added to Edgar Wright’s ‘Ant-Man’ and Johnny Depp was rumored to star as the Sorcerer Supreme in ‘Doctor Strange’. However, as soon as those rumors about Captain Jack Sparrow jumping ship to the Marvel Cinematic Universe, they were […]

  • Trailer For ‘Doomed!’ Doc About First Fantastic Four Film

    Posted Wednesday, January 15th, 2014 08:05 pm GMT -5

    Before the modern era of superhero movies, there were a number of films in the genre that failed so gloriously that they’ve almost become legendary. One such film is the unmade Tim Burton Superman film starring Nicolas Cage titled ‘Superman Lives’. Another is the unreleased ‘Fantastic Four’ movie from veteran filmmaker and producer Roger Corman. […]

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

    Posted Wednesday, January 15th, 2014 06:00 pm GMT -5

    Last week’s episode of ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ marked a monumental return for the freshman Marvel series as we learned some new details about Agent Phil Coulson’s resurrection. In ‘The Magical Place’, the mystery that plagued the Marvel Cinematic Universe since this show came to be finally took some steps towards closure after what seems like […]

  • Robert Kirkman Bashes Marvel Comics At Image Expo

    Posted Wednesday, January 15th, 2014 05:30 pm GMT -5

    During the recent Image Expo in San Francisco, which happens to be the same event where ‘Young Avengers’ team Kieron Gillen and Jamie McKelvie announced ‘The Wicked & The Divine’, ‘The Walking Dead’ creator Robert Kirkman took part in an all access Q&A session to discuss his many projects called “I is for Infectious: A […]

  • Dan Slott Opens Up About The Return Of ‘Amazing Spider-Man’

    Posted Wednesday, January 15th, 2014 11:00 am GMT -5

    About a year ago, Spider-Man fans were in an uproar when Peter Parker died in ‘Amazing Spider-Man’ #700 to be replaced by his long-time nemesis Doctor Octopus in the new Marvel NOW series ‘Superior Spider-Man’. During December 2013, we got to revisit the Peter Parker era through some untold tales, but those pre-Superior stories were […]

  • Latest Rumors On ‘Star Wars: Episode VII’ Roles And Characters

    Posted Tuesday, January 14th, 2014 03:11 pm GMT -5

    There have been some huge developments in the world of ‘Star Wars’ lately. Shortly after the announcement that the franchise’s comic books would be moving from Dark Horse to Marvel, Lucasfilm announced that they would be streamlining the various video games, novels, comic books, cartoons, and movies into one consolidated canon. But the main focus […]

  • Johnny Depp Rumored To Star In ‘Doctor Strange’

    Posted Tuesday, January 14th, 2014 10:00 am GMT -5

    Yesterday, Marvel Studios shocked the world by revealing that Michael Douglas would be playing Dr. Hank Pym in Edgar Wright’s ‘Ant-Man’. Now, a new rumor concerning the lead of another film that has been discussed to also appear in Phase Three along with the Scientist Supreme. According to Latino Review, Marvel is in the process […]

  • Michael Douglas Cast As Hank Pym In ‘Ant-Man’

    Posted Monday, January 13th, 2014 04:22 pm GMT -5

    In an interesting turn of events that turned the excitement level on this seemingly average Monday up to 11, Marvel.com has announced that Michael Douglas will play Hank Pym in Edgar Wright’s ‘Ant-Man’. According to the press release, the iconic actor from such films as ‘Wall Street’, ‘Basic Instinct’, ‘Fatal Attraction’, and ‘Wonder Boys’ will […]

  • Lucasfilm Finally Defining ‘Star Wars’ Canon

    Posted Monday, January 13th, 2014 01:20 pm GMT -5

    For many years, there have essentially existed two versions of ‘Star Wars’ canon. There is the world the unfolded on the big screen thanks to the two trilogies, and then there are the books, comics, and video games that became known as the “Expanded Universe”. While things like Brian Wood’s ongoing comic series ‘Star Wars’ […]

  • First ‘Game Of Thrones’ Season 4 Trailer Is No Place For Justice

    Posted Monday, January 13th, 2014 10:00 am GMT -5

    After many months of waiting, we finally started to get actual footage from the upcoming fourth season of ‘Game of Thrones’. Unfortunately, the first piece of video came in a six-second blip. Then, earlier this week, we got a few more seconds as the HBO series’ official Vine account shared five teasers featuring fan favorite […]

  • Comic Book Review: ‘Young Avengers’ #15

    Posted Sunday, January 12th, 2014 07:00 pm GMT -5

    It pains me to say so, but we’ve reached the end of the line. The final issue of Kieron Gillen and Jamie McKelvie’s ‘Young Avengers’ is out there in the world and we must say goodbye to the team of teen heroes once again. Sure, Kate Bishop can be seen in the pages of ‘Hawkeye’ […]

  • ‘Iron Fist: The Living Weapon’ Announced For All-New Marvel NOW

    Posted Sunday, January 12th, 2014 01:00 pm GMT -5

    There’s a whole lot of change coming to the Marvel Universe with the dawn of All-New Marvel NOW. The initiative designed to bring in new readers finds titles like ‘Wolverine’, ‘Captain Marvel’, and ‘Hulk’ being relaunched with new #1s. We’re even supposed to get a new volume of ‘Amazing Spider-Man’ with the real Peter Parker back […]

  • Comic Book Review: ‘Avengers World’ #1

    Posted Saturday, January 11th, 2014 06:00 pm GMT -5

    Jonathan Hickman has been an incredibly busy man. After he was handed the reins to ‘Avengers’ and ‘New Avengers’ as part of Marvel NOW, he delivered ‘Infinity’, the most epic Marvel crossover in recent history. That’s a whole lot for even the best writers to take on, so it’s understandable that he needs to recharge […]

  • First Details On Netflix Sci-Fi Series ‘Sense8’

    Posted Saturday, January 11th, 2014 10:30 am GMT -5

    After completing ‘Cloud Atlas’, the Wachowskis decided to return to the world of science fiction by bringing ‘Jupiter Ascending’ to life. But in addition to returning to the genre that they revolutionized on the big screen, they also have another sci-fi project in the works for Netflix. Nearly a year ago, the siblings received the […]