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

  • WWE Studios Teams With Gene Simmons For Horror Movie Label Erebus Pictures

    Posted Monday, March 30th, 2015 05:00 pm GMT -4

    Since World Wrestling Entertainment ventured into the world of major motion pictures in 2002, the sports entertainment company has formed many partnerships to produce a wide variety of films. Just like the great tag teams that have made their way through a WWE ring like the Legion of Doom, the Dudley Boyz, or the Hart […]

  • ‘Walking Dead’ Producer Offers Cookies With Carol To Fund ‘Mankiller’ Doc

    Posted Sunday, March 29th, 2015 02:00 pm GMT -4

    Gale Anne Hurd is a veteran of the entertainment industry. The award-winning producer got her first big break when she co-wrote ‘The Terminator’ with James Cameron. From there, she went on to produce some massively popular films including ‘Aliens,’ ‘Armageddon,’ ‘The Punisher,’ ‘The Incredible Hulk,’ and ‘Tremors,’ in addition to the first three ‘Terminator’ movies. […]

  • Marvel Comics’ ‘Crash Ryan’ Flies On To The Big Screen

    Posted Sunday, March 29th, 2015 01:00 pm GMT -4

    When people today think of Earth’s Mightiest Heroes, naturally names like Thor, Iron Man, and Captain America come up amongst the first five answers. Soon people may start to say Ant-Man, Quicksilver, The Vision, Daredevil, or even Jessica Jones. But one thing for sure is that no one is likely ever to associate Crash Ryan […]

  • New ‘Terminator: Genisys’ TV Spot Features J.K. Simmons

    Posted Saturday, March 28th, 2015 01:00 pm GMT -4

    The publicity team for ‘Terminator: Genisys‘ is doing a great job at building a story through their trailers that people may actually want to see this. In the very first one, they appealed to our nostalgia by showing us some familiar imagery from the classic series that appears in Alan Taylor’s upcoming film. Then during the […]

  • Latest ‘Mad Max: Fury Road’ Teaser Is Explosive

    Posted Friday, March 27th, 2015 10:00 pm GMT -4

    We’re about to have an incredibly strong summer movie season. With films like ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’, ‘Tomorrowland’, ‘Jurassic World’, ‘Terminator: Genisys’, ‘Ant-Man’, and ‘The Fantastic Four’, summer 2015 will be action packed. However, one film you definitely don’t want to miss is ‘Mad Max: Fury Road.’ From every bit of promotional material we’ve seen […]

  • Joss Whedon Confirms Altered Powers For Scarlet Witch In ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’

    Posted Friday, March 27th, 2015 08:00 pm GMT -4

    After an amazing showing with ‘The Avengers’ in 2012, Joss Whedon is looking to raise the stakes once again in the Marvel Cinematic Universe with ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron.‘ One way he’s doing so is by introducing some of the most influential characters in Avengers history by bringing in Ultron, The Vision, Quicksilver, and the Scarlet […]

  • Sony Developing Live-Action ‘Robotech’ Franchise

    Posted Friday, March 27th, 2015 07:00 pm GMT -4

    Despite the last few ‘Transformers’ movies being less than stellar, the giant robot movie genre is still on the rise. Aside from a ‘Pacific Rim’ sequel and a ‘Mighty Morphin Power Rangers’ reboot on the way, a bunch of films based on some classic Japanese cartoons are in development right now like ‘Voltron’ and ‘Gaiking.’ But […]

  • Steven Spielberg To Direct ‘Ready Player One’

    Posted Friday, March 27th, 2015 11:00 am GMT -4

    Back in 2011, Ernest Cline’s ‘Ready Player One’ made a splash with fans of 80s pop culture references, which, if we’re being honest, was basically everyone who even looked at the cover of the book. The story follows a teen gamer as he explores a virtual utopia called OASIS, which is made up of references […]

  • Will Matt Smith Star In ‘Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them’?

    Posted Thursday, March 26th, 2015 09:00 pm GMT -4

    Shortly after ‘Doctor Who’ celebrated it’s 50th anniversary, Matt Smith left the long-running British sci-fi show to make way for Peter Capaldi’s Twelfth Doctor. Since then, the former Raggedy Man took on a number of very different roles in films such as ‘How To Catch A Monster ‘(aka ‘Lost River’),’ ‘Terminator Genysis,’ and ‘Patient Zero.’ But now it […]

  • ‘X-Men: Apocalypse’ Adds Lana Condor As Jubilee

    Posted Thursday, March 26th, 2015 08:30 pm GMT -4

    Do you sense that? This is what some people call déjà vu. It appears that Bryan Singer is stacking the deck full of new mutants once again, except this time it’s for ‘X-Men: Apocalypse.’ Aside from seeing many stars like Michael Fassbender, James McAvoy, Jennifer Lawrence, and Nicholas Hoult reprise their roles from past films, a […]

  • Fun Facts About ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ Reveal Scarlet Witch’s Powers & More

    Posted Thursday, March 26th, 2015 04:12 pm GMT -4

    Though there are still plenty of surprises in store for ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’, True Believers have been treated to a plethora of information about Joss Whedon’s upcoming Phase Two film thanks to various posters, trailers, and TV spots. But now we have some fairly exclusive behind the scenes details about what we will be […]

  • Ben Mendelsohn May Join ‘Star Wars: Rogue One’

    Posted Thursday, March 26th, 2015 01:04 pm GMT -4

    Now that ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ is nearly upon us, Walt Disney Pictures and Lucasfilm are shifting their focus towards the future of the iconic sci-fi franchise. At a recent shareholders meeting, Disney CEO Bob Iger revealed that Rian Johnson’s ‘Star Wars: Episode VIII’ would be released on May 26, 2017. However, before the […]

  • TV Review: ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Love In The Time Of Hydra’

    Posted Thursday, March 26th, 2015 12:35 pm GMT -4

    Since it’s first episode, ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.‘ has done a lot of things to make me smile. From Nick Fury’s post-credits scene appearance to Agent May’s little crush on Thor to the fact that Director Coulson apparently hogs the mic at karaoke night, there have been a lot of cute moments in the first TV show […]

  • ‘Star Trek 3′ Looking At Idris Elba To Play The Villain

    Posted Wednesday, March 25th, 2015 04:06 pm GMT -4

    Up until this point, there has been more ‘Star Trek 3’ talk about what’s going on behind the camera rather than what will be in front of it. After J.J. Abrams beamed off of the Starship Enterprise to a galaxy far, far away to direct ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens,’ screenwriter Roberto Orci was set to […]

  • ‘Captain Marvel’ May Have Been Cast & Could Appear In ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’

    Posted Wednesday, March 25th, 2015 09:00 am GMT -4

    Even though the arrival of Spider-Man to the Marvel Cinematic Universe has pushed it back, we will still be seeing ‘Captain Marvel’ in 2018. However, rumors have been circulating since before the Phase Three slate was announced that Carol Danvers could appear in ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron.’ Recently, director Joss Whedon revealed that other Marvel characters […]