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

  • CM Punk Auditioned For ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2’… But Lost Out To Sheamus

    Posted Saturday, August 15th, 2015 09:00 am GMT -4

    ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Half Shell’ has many connections to the WWE. Not only does Summerslam competitor and ‘Arrow’ star Stephen Amell play Casey Jones in the film, but former WWE Champion and current Money in the Bank holder Sheamus will play Rocksteady opposite Gary Anthony Williams’ Bebop. However, one of those ties might have […]

  • Has Benicio Del Toro Confirmed His Involvement In ‘Star Wars: Episode VIII’?

    Posted Friday, August 14th, 2015 09:00 pm GMT -4

    As the finishing touches are being put on ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ ahead of its December premiere, Disney and Lucasfilm are already looking ahead to the next stories from a galaxy far, far away. Gareth Edwards is already deep into production on ‘Star Wars: Rogue One’, the first spinoff film of the franchise. ‘Looper’ […]

  • New Clip Takes Us Behind The Scenes Of ‘Frozen Fever’

    Posted Friday, August 14th, 2015 11:00 am GMT -4

    Walt Disney Animation Studios is preparing to release a collection of their acclaimed short films on Blu-Ray and DVD next week. The set will include the groundbreaking Mickey mouse short ‘Get A Horse!’, Oscar winners ‘Paperman’ and ‘Feast,’ and classics like ‘John Henry’, ‘The Ballad of Nessie’, and ‘Tangled Ever After’. The big draw for […]

  • ‘Star Wars: Rogue One’ May Add Chinese Actor Jiang Wen

    Posted Thursday, August 13th, 2015 08:26 pm GMT -4

    Due to the nature of Gareth Edwards’ ‘Star Wars: Rogue One’, it’s not surprising that a number of stars are being brought in to fill out the cast. After all, with the film being described as an intergalactic ‘Ocean’s Eleven’, there’s sure to be a number of key players. So far, the cast already includes Felicity […]

  • ‘Fantastic Four’ Blame Game Continues As Josh Trank Lawyers Up

    Posted Thursday, August 13th, 2015 05:00 pm GMT -4

    After the initial shock of how truly terrible the reboot for ‘Fantastic Four’ was, fans rightfully began to wonder how this could have happened. If you were to ask director Josh Trank, the fault lies with 20th Century Fox. In a now-deleted tweet from the filmmaker, he claimed that he had a “fantastic version of […]

  • Abrams & Kennedy Talk Rian Johnson’s ‘Star Wars: Episode VIII’

    Posted Thursday, August 13th, 2015 12:00 pm GMT -4

    After ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ is released this December, J.J. Abrams will hand the reins of the new trilogy over to someone else. Though he will remain involved as a producer and consultant for ‘Episode VIII’ and beyond, Abrams will pass the baton to ‘Looper’ and ‘Brick’ writer-director Rian Johnson. Now he and Lucasfilm […]

  • No New ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Footage At D23 Expo

    Posted Thursday, August 13th, 2015 09:00 am GMT -4

    After J.J. Abrams and company brought an excellent behind the scenes reel rather than some new scenes from ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ to this year’s San Diego Comic-Con, many had hoped that Lucasfilm would unveil some never before seen footage at the D23 Expo, the convention for all things Disney. However, we’ve just received […]

  • Black Panther Costume Spotted On ‘Captain America: Civil War’ Set

    Posted Wednesday, August 12th, 2015 08:00 pm GMT -4

    Production is well under way on Marvel Studios’ first Phase Three film, ‘Captain America: Civil War’. When the Russo brothers’ follow up to the acclaimed ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’ hits theaters, we’ll see the story of a rift between Earth’s Mightiest Heroes. Chris Evans’ Steve Rogers and Robert Downey Jr.’s Tony Stark will be […]

  • What Drew J.J. Abrams To Direct ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’?

    Posted Wednesday, August 12th, 2015 06:00 pm GMT -4

    Back when the ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens‘ ship was without a captain a few years ago, there were so many names being thrown around to direct the first installment of the new trilogy from a galaxy far, far away. Brad Bird, David Fincher, Guillermo Del Toro, and Matthew Vaughn were just a few of the filmmakers […]

  • More DC Characters Join ‘Supergirl’ On CBS

    Posted Wednesday, August 12th, 2015 12:00 pm GMT -4

    Though it’s pretty certain that we won’t see Stephen Amell’s Green Arrow or Grant Gustin’s Flash on ‘Supergirl’ when it premieres on CBS this fall, there are a number of DC Comics characters joining former ‘Glee’ star Melissa Benoist as she dons the iconic S as the Kryptonian hero Kara Zor-El. Previously, we learned that […]

  • Fox Still Has Plans For ‘Fantastic Four’

    Posted Wednesday, August 12th, 2015 09:00 am GMT -4

    Sorry, True Believers! If you thought that the failure of Josh Trank’s ‘Fantastic Four’ at the box office during its opening weekend meant that the film rights to Mr. Fantastic, the Invisible Woman, the Human Torch, and the Thing would revert back to Marvel Studios, then you are mistaken. It turns out that 20th Century […]

  • Max Landis Shares Pages From His Unused ‘Fantastic Four’ Script

    Posted Tuesday, August 11th, 2015 08:00 pm GMT -4

    Basically everyone has been coming down hard on Josh Trank’s ‘Fantastic Four.’ They definitely have good reason to, but there is one person (that isn’t affiliated with 20th Century Fox) that somewhat defended the latest film featuring Marvel’s First Family. The director’s ‘Chronicle’ collaborator Max Landis recently shared his thoughts on how hard filmmaking can be […]

  • Gimme The Loot: ScienceFiction.com Unboxes Loot Crate HQ

    Posted Tuesday, August 11th, 2015 03:23 pm GMT -4

    Convention season is in full swing as we speak. Though your local con may have already happened and San Diego Comic-Con has come and gone this year, there are still plenty of awesome pop culture gatherings on the horizon such as Baltimore Comic Con, Walker Stalker, New York Comic Con, various Wizard World cons, and more. […]

  • Stephen Amell Officially Wrestling At WWE Summerslam

    Posted Tuesday, August 11th, 2015 02:00 pm GMT -4

    After months of back and forth on social media, actor Stephen Amell and WWE Superstar Stardust finally met face to face inside the squared circle. As announced last week, the star of ‘Arrow’ appeared as the special guest star on the latest episode of Monday Night Raw. As things tend to do on that show, […]

  • Bill Murray WILL Appear In The ‘Ghostbusters’ Reboot (Seriously)

    Posted Monday, August 10th, 2015 09:00 pm GMT -4

    For years and years (and years at this point), Bill Murray has been teasing his involvement in a third ‘Ghostbusters’ movie. There was a small period of time where we thought that he’d be in ‘Ghostbusters 3’, but then that project fell to the wayside in favor of a reboot of the franchise from Paul […]