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

  • ‘Blade Runner 2’ Writer Joins ‘The Wolverine’ Sequel

    Posted Tuesday, April 28th, 2015 07:00 pm GMT -4

    Earlier this year, Hugh Jackman revealed that he might finally be ready to hang up the claws after almost twenty years of playing Wolverine. Besides his rumored cameos in ‘X-Men: Apocalypse’ and ‘Deadpool’, the Australian actor is slated to take up the superhero mantle one more time in a sequel to ‘The Wolverine’ scheduled for […]

  • New ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Images Feature Rey And BB-8

    Posted Tuesday, April 28th, 2015 05:00 pm GMT -4

    Before J.J. Abrams and Kathleen Kennedy unveiled the latest trailer for ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ at Star Wars Celebration, the world was introduced to the new trio of heroes that will take a galaxy far, far away by storm later this year. John Boyega, Daisy Ridley, and Oscar Isaac took the stage and discussed […]

  • ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ Receiving Extended Home Video Version With Alternate Ending

    Posted Monday, April 27th, 2015 09:00 pm GMT -4

    We are only days away from ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron‘ hitting theaters in America, but the film is already setting box records around the world. In fact, some countries are already hearing rumblings of the home video release of Joss Whedon’s epic follow-up to ‘The Avengers’. And thanks to this, we know that the Blu-ray and […]

  • First Look At Kodi Smit-McPhee As Nightcralwer In ‘X-Men: Apocalypse’

    Posted Monday, April 27th, 2015 03:00 pm GMT -4

    Cyclops. Jean Grey. Storm. We’ve seen a number of the most iconic X-Men on the big screen thanks to Bryan Singer. But after the events of ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’, he’ll be showing them to us in a whole new way. With ‘X-Men: Apocalypse’ taking place in the 80s, Fox’s Marvel mutant filmmaker will […]

  • Stan Lee Teases ‘Big Hero 6’ Sequel In The Works

    Posted Monday, April 27th, 2015 12:00 pm GMT -4

    People loved ‘Big Hero 6.‘ It was an extremely pleasant surprise to see such an engaging and heart-wrenching animated feature. Fans are clamoring for more merchandise featuring Hiro Hamada, Baymax, and the rest of the super-powered team from San Fransokyo. Hell, I’m even wearing a ‘Big Hero 6’ t-shirt as I write this article. And with […]

  • Lucas Till Returning For ‘X-Men: Apocalypse’

    Posted Saturday, April 25th, 2015 06:00 pm GMT -4

    As he has been known to do, Bryan Singer has recently been sharing a ton of behind the scenes information regarding his upcoming X-Men movie. The filmmaker has posted a number of pictures from set on his social media accounts, but he has also revealed a number of cast members joining this universe for ‘X-Men: […]

  • Animated ‘Tomorrowland’ Prequels Tease A New Tomorrow With Plus Ultra

    Posted Saturday, April 25th, 2015 03:00 pm GMT -4

    From the very moment that the project was announced, ‘Tomorrowland’ was shrouded in mystery. Though we’ve seen a few trailers here and there since we first laid eyes on that infamous box that inspired the movie, there is still plenty that we don’t know about Brad Bird and Damon Lindelof’s upcoming sci-fi adventure film. For […]

  • Will Doctor Strange Make His MCU Debut On Netflix’s ‘Iron Fist’?

    Posted Friday, April 24th, 2015 08:30 pm GMT -4

    Since ‘Sherlock’ and ‘Star Trek Into Darkness’ star Benedict Cumberbatch was cast as the lead in Scott Derrickson’s ‘Doctor Strange,’ things have been pretty quiet on that front. Every time someone asks about the Master of the Mystic Arts, those involved stay pretty mum on the topic and basically say to wait and see. However, a […]

  • Latest ‘Doctor Strange’ Rumors Address Costumes And Setting

    Posted Friday, April 24th, 2015 07:00 pm GMT -4

    Obviously, fans of the Marvel Cinematic Universe are excited for ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ and ‘Ant-Man’ this summer, but everyone is looking to the future as well. The Phase Three schedule is diverse, exciting, and even terrifying when you think about what could happen to our beloved characters, however, whenever news has emerged regarding the […]

  • Whose Side Are They On?: Possible Details For ‘Captain America: Civil War’ Emerge

    Posted Friday, April 24th, 2015 12:00 pm GMT -4

    After Marvel Studios announced their line-up for Phase Three a few months ago, Kevin Feige explained how ‘Captain America: Civil War‘ would differ from its source material. Basically, he outlined a scenario that didn’t so much hinge on the secret identities of superheroes, but rather who they report to. When the first synopsis for the sequel […]

  • Exclusive Interview: ‘Ex Machina’ Writer/Director Alex Garland

    Posted Friday, April 24th, 2015 10:00 am GMT -4

    The world of science fiction is absolutely buzzing right now thanks to some big name franchises. With summer movie season approaching and other blockbusters gearing up for releases in the months following, it seems like everyone is talking about ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron,’ ‘Jurassic World,, ‘Ant-Man,’ ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens,’ and ‘Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice.’ But […]

  • Matt Fraction & David Aja’s ‘Hawkeye’ #22 Delayed Again

    Posted Thursday, April 23rd, 2015 07:00 pm GMT -4

    One of the best comic series in recent history is Matt Fraction & David Aja’s ‘Hawkeye.’ When the book debuted in 2012, it won instant acclaim among fans and critics alike. The unexpected hit starring avenging archers Clint Barton and Kate Bishop won award after award during its run, but it was set to end earlier […]

  • Adam McKay Is Still In The Running To Direct A Marvel Movie

    Posted Thursday, April 23rd, 2015 06:00 pm GMT -4

    When Edgar Wright left ‘Ant-Man’ over creative differences, there were a number of directors in line to helm the long-gestating Marvel film. Eventually, Peyton Reed landed the gig, but at one point ‘Anchorman’ filmmaker Adam McKay was next in line for the director’s chair. Unfortunately, prior commitments kept him from overseeing the introduction of Hank […]

  • Joss Whedon Has “No Immediate Plans” Of Returning To The MCU

    Posted Thursday, April 23rd, 2015 11:00 am GMT -4

    We’ve heard for some time that Joss Whedon would be stepping away from the Marvel Cinematic Universe after completing his work on ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron.’ It seemed pretty apparent since he’s started talking about some stuff like Phil Coulson’s resurrection and Edgar Wright’s ‘Ant-Man’ script recently, but things were made pretty official when the Russo […]

  • Joss Whedon Labels Edgar Wright’s ‘Ant-Man’ Script Best Marvel Ever Had

    Posted Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015 03:00 pm GMT -4

    Fans were devastated when news broke that Edgar Wright would be leaving ‘Ant-Man’ over creative differences. After all, the filmmaker behind ‘Shaun of the Dead,’ ‘Hot Fuzz,’ and ‘Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World’ had been working on that movie even before the Marvel Cinematic Universe existed. Now, that doesn’t mean that Peyton Reed’s upcoming Phase Two […]