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

  • Guillermo Del Toro Writing ‘Pacific Rim 2’ With Zak Penn

    Posted Thursday, June 12th, 2014 11:00 am GMT -4

    While it has been said that the studio is in no hurry to make a sequel to ‘Pacific Rim’, director Guillermo del Toro is already working on it despite not getting an official green light yet. Previously, he was working with the co-writer of the first film Travis Beacham, but it looks like there’s been […]

  • Mark Hamill Shows Off ‘Star Wars: Episode VII’ Look At Disney World

    Posted Wednesday, June 11th, 2014 02:00 pm GMT -4

    While he’s been talking about his involvement for about a year now, Mark Hamill was officially confirmed as part of the ‘Star Wars: Episode VII’ cast a few months ago along with co-stars Carrie Fisher, Harrison Ford, and more. Now, director J.J. Abrams has already begun filming, so it’s safe to assume that it’ll be […]

  • ‘Daredevil’ Casts Vincent D’Onofrio As Kingpin

    Posted Tuesday, June 10th, 2014 09:00 pm GMT -4

    Shortly after Drew Goddard was replaced by Steven S. DeKnight as showrunner, Marvel Studios and Netflix announced that ‘Boardwalk Empire’ alum Charlie Cox would be playing the titular character and his alter ego Matt Murdock in their upcoming series ‘Daredevil’. Now, the first of five shows on the popular streaming service set in the Marvel […]

  • Famke Janssen Comments On Jean Grey In ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’

    Posted Tuesday, June 10th, 2014 11:00 am GMT -4

    When ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’ hit theaters, we all knew that many cast members from the original trilogy would be returning in some capacity. However, no one saw the surprise cameos from Cyclops and Jean Grey at the end of the film coming. Not only did both characters perish in ‘X-Men: The Last Stand’, […]

  • Hayley Atwell Teases Howard Stark Appearance In ‘Agent Carter’

    Posted Tuesday, June 10th, 2014 10:00 am GMT -4

    While we recently saw the fall of S.H.I.E.L.D. in ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’ and glimpses of its future in ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.,’ we’ll be taken back to the beginning of the organization in ‘Agent Carter,’ the upcoming ABC series that is spinning off from ‘Captain America: The First Avenger’ and the popular Marvel One-Shot short film […]

  • Universal Announces New Entertainment For ‘Harry Potter’ Expansion Diagon Alley

    Posted Tuesday, June 10th, 2014 09:00 am GMT -4

    Later this summer, Universal Studios Florida will debut an expansion to their extremely popular ‘Wizarding World of Harry Potter’ in their Islands of Adventure theme park that will transport young witches, wizards, and muggles to London where they can venture into Diagon Alley, the premiere shopping destination for the English magical community. Previously, it was […]

  • Sony Announces Animated Mythological Re-Imagining ‘Medusa’

    Posted Monday, June 9th, 2014 09:00 pm GMT -4

    In its second week in theaters, Disney’s ‘Maleficent’ raked in a total of $127.4 million at the box office so far. While it’s still lagging behind other fairytale re-imaginings like ‘Alice In Wonderland’ and ‘Oz: The Great and Powerful’, the ‘Sleeping Beauty’ prequel is doing pretty well for the House of Mouse. But it looks […]

  • Celebrate ‘Ghostbusters’ 30th Anniversary With Theatrical Re-Release

    Posted Monday, June 9th, 2014 03:49 pm GMT -4

    When it comes to ‘Ghostbusters’ these days, most of the talk is about the elusive third film that has been in the works for years now. Things looked rocky after Harold Ramis’ untimely passing, then even worse when Ivan Reitman (and Phil Lord and Chris Miller) vacated the director’s chair for the project. But just […]

  • Clark Gregg Says ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ Season 2 Will Be Darker

    Posted Monday, June 9th, 2014 11:00 am GMT -4

    After taking some time to find it’s stride, the first season of ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.‘ ended with a bang. (Actually, in John Garrett’s case, I mean that literally.) In the fall, Agent Couslon and his team will continue to bring their own brand of justice to the Marvel Cinematic Universe as Season Two kicks off with the […]

  • New ‘Star Wars’ Canon Has Already Begun

    Posted Monday, June 9th, 2014 09:00 am GMT -4

    After Disney had acquired Lucasfilm and announced several new ‘Star Wars’ projects, fans began to question what would be considered part of the official canon now that J.J. Abrams would be exploring the period of time after the original trilogy, which was covered by the Expanded Universe. In April, the Lucasfilm Story Group revealed their […]

  • The Hulk Is “More Complex” In ‘The Avengers: Age of Ultron’

    Posted Sunday, June 8th, 2014 01:00 pm GMT -4

    One of the best parts of ‘The Avengers’ was Mark Ruffalo’s portrayal of the Hulk. Many have lauded the Jade Giant as a scene stealer in his most recent appearance on the big screen, especially when he came toe to toe with the puny god Loki, but Bruce Banner’s green alter ego certainly didn’t get […]

  • Is Lena Headey Posting ‘Game of Thrones’ Spoilers On Instagram?

    Posted Friday, June 6th, 2014 12:00 pm GMT -4

    Is a spoiler still a spoiler if you don’t know it’s a spoiler? Well, depending on your answer to that question, then this article may or may not contain spoilers. And interestingly enough, they’re coming from a prominent cast member of ‘Game of Thrones’. Anyone who watched this past Sunday’s episode titled ‘The Mountain and […]

  • No James Earl Jones In Any Upcoming ‘Star Wars’ Projects

    Posted Friday, June 6th, 2014 10:00 am GMT -4

    There are some voices in entertainment that are instantly recognizable. Michael Buffer will always be associated with the phrase, “Let’s get ready to rumble!” To many, Morgan Freeman is the voice of God, but it may also be Alan Rickman to fans of Kevin Smith’s ‘Dogma’. And James Earl Jones will forever be immortalized as […]

  • Call In The Team With New ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ TV Spot

    Posted Friday, June 6th, 2014 09:00 am GMT -4

    Despite all the drama going behind the scenes with ‘Ant-Man’, Marvel Studios still has a lot to be excited about. In addition to ‘Doctor Strange’, ‘Agent Carter’, and ‘Daredevil’, we have ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ coming out before the end of summer. To further promote the coming of Star-Lord, Gamora, Rocket Raccoon, Groot, and Drax the […]

  • ‘Time Runs Out’ For The Avengers & Jonathan Hickman

    Posted Thursday, June 5th, 2014 06:22 pm GMT -4

    Ever since All-New Marvel NOW kicked off, the Avengers have been involved in some epic storylines. Currently, they’re caught up in the universe-wide murder mystery known as ‘Original Sin’, but what does Jonathan Hickman have in store for Earth’s Mightiest Heroes in ‘Avengers’ and ‘New Avengers’ after that? Apparently, it’s an epic finale to the […]