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

  • Disney Begins Construction On ‘Star Wars’ Land Next Year

    Posted Sunday, September 13th, 2015 03:00 pm GMT -4

    During the D23 Expo last month, the Walt Disney Company made major waves when they announced that they would be bringing ‘Star Wars’ to their trademark theme parks in a big way. After many years of rumors and speculation, Disney Chairman and CEO Bob Iger revealed that they would be partnering with Lucasfilm to bring […]

  • Clark Gregg Won’t Even Tell The Muppets About ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ Season 3

    Posted Saturday, September 12th, 2015 03:00 pm GMT -4

    There has always been an air of mystery surrounding the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Though we would get teases every now and then from filmmakers or stars, details for these projects remain largely under wraps. Naturally, ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ is no different. Like the organization itself, there are many secrets to be kept. Luckily, Clark Gregg […]

  • New ‘X-Men: Apocalypse’ Pics Show Jean Grey, Archangel, & More

    Posted Friday, September 11th, 2015 06:00 pm GMT -4

    Coming out of San Diego Comic-Con, 20th Century Fox has gone all out to promote their next Marvel mutant adventure ‘X-Men: Apocalypse.’ Though we caught glimpses of the expansive cast here and there, we got our first look at franchise newcomers Alexandra Shipp, Olivia Munn, and Oscar Isaac in a blockbuster issue of Entertainment Weekly. […]

  • Fan Favorite Characters May Take Center Stage In ‘Transformers 5’

    Posted Friday, September 11th, 2015 01:00 pm GMT -4

    In recent talks about the Transformers movie franchise, the hot topic has been the plans of a cinematic universe with more sequels and spinoffs from the minds of Michael Bay, Steven Spielberg, Lorenzo di Bonaventura, Akiva Goldsman, and a brain trust of writers including Zak Penn (‘The Avengers’), Jeff Pinker (‘Lost’), Art Marcum & Matt […]

  • Why Was Grey Hulk Left Out Of ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’?

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

      Lately, we’ve been hearing all about the projects that the Hulk will be left out of in Marvel Studios’ Phase Three. Last week, it was revealed that the character had been cut from ‘Captain America: Civil War.’ Then this week, we were reminded that the Jade Giant wouldn’t cross paths with Star-Lord and company in […]

  • Karen Gillan’s Nebula May Have Hair In ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2’

    Posted Friday, September 11th, 2015 09:00 am GMT -4

    Back in 2013, former ‘Doctor Who’ star Karen Gillan shocked her fans when she revealed that she had shaved her head to play Nebula in ‘Guardians of the Galaxy.’ She also did it in the best way possible as she took off her wig made of her signature red locks in front of everyone present in […]

  • “Green Arrow” Finally Gets Mentioned In New ‘Arrow’ Season 4 Promo

    Posted Thursday, September 10th, 2015 04:59 pm GMT -4

    At this year’s San Diego Comic-Con, we learned that DC Comics’ Emerald Archer would finally be living up to the nickname when ‘Arrow’ returns for a fourth season this fall on The CW. Series star Stephen Amell emerged on stage in Hall H with a new costume for the Green Arrow. Not the Vigilante. Not […]

  • Latest Promo For ‘The Flash’ Season 2 Spotlights Jay Garrick And Atom-Smasher

    Posted Thursday, September 10th, 2015 10:00 am GMT -4

    When ‘The Flash’ debuted on The CW last year, mild mannered Barry Allen was introduced to a whole new world. This was a world of masked vigilantes and super-powered villains. But by the end of the first season, things got even weirder. Time travel, alternate timelines, and other dimensions came into play thanks to the adventures of […]

  • James Gunn Debunks Hulk Rumors For ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2’… Again

    Posted Wednesday, September 9th, 2015 09:00 pm GMT -4

    Almost immediately after ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ came out, there were talks of a sequel due to the unexpected overwhelmingly positive reception to the film. Later we learned that James Gunn would return to write and direct the 2017 Phase Three film known as ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2’. Then things got quiet for […]

  • ‘Captain America’ Star Chris Evans Thinks Superhero Movies Could Stick Around

    Posted Wednesday, September 9th, 2015 05:00 pm GMT -4

    A few years ago, legendary filmmaker Steven Spielberg stated that superhero and comic book movies were a fad that would die off sooner rather than later. Last week, he followed up by saying that he still thinks that way and that the genre will go the way of the Western, which periodically pops up from […]

  • Stephen Amell Wants Ronda Rousey On ‘Arrow’

    Posted Wednesday, September 9th, 2015 10:00 am GMT -4

      It’s hard being the champ. Just ask UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion “Rowdy” Ronda Rousey. Besides training for her next fight in November, she has been appearing in commercials and films like ‘Entourage’ and ‘Furious 7,’ developing her autobiography into a movie with Paramount Pictures, and preparing to go to a Marine Corps ball. Despite […]

  • “Stone Cold” Steve Austin Criticizes Stephen Amell’s WWE Match

    Posted Tuesday, September 8th, 2015 07:00 pm GMT -4

    World Wrestling Entertainment has been bringing in celebrities to participate in their shows for decades. Even at the very first Wrestlemania back in 1985, Muhammad Ali, Mr. T, and Cyndi Lauper were all involved in the Showcase of the Immortals. ‘Arrow’ and ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2’ star Stephen Amell became the latest Hollywood star […]

  • ‘Avengers: Age Of Ultron’ “Failure” & Other Financial Matters Fueled Marvel Studios Restructuring

    Posted Monday, September 7th, 2015 06:00 pm GMT -4

    Last week, we learned that Kevin Feige and Marvel Studios would no longer fall under the Marvel Entertainment banner or CEO Ike Perlmutter and instead answer to Walt Disney Studios Chairman Alan Horn. It was also revealed that the Marvel Creative Committee, which consulted on the shaping of the Marvel Cinematic Universe by offering notes […]

  • ‘Luke Cage’ Adds Shades, Claire Temple, & Misty Knight

    Posted Saturday, September 5th, 2015 09:00 am GMT -4

    Since Mike Colter was recruited to play Luke Cage in the upcoming Marvel Television and Netflix series ‘Jessica Jones’, we hadn’t heard much about the hero’s own show on the popular streaming service. That changed about two weeks ago when award-winning actress Alfre Woodard was reported to be finalizing a deal to appear in the […]

  • Did The Marvel Creative Committee Cause Edgar Wright To Leave ‘Ant-Man’?

    Posted Friday, September 4th, 2015 08:00 pm GMT -4

    Talk about Avengers disassembled. If you’ve been paying attention to the developments behind the scenes at Marvel Entertainment, you’ve noticed that there has been quite a shake up. First, Walt Disney Studios restructured the chain of command so that Kevin Feige and Marvel Studios would no longer fall under the jurisdiction of Marvel Entertainment CEO […]