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

  • 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 […]

  • ‘Game of Thrones’ TV Show Will Spoil The Books

    Posted Tuesday, March 24th, 2015 06:00 pm GMT -4

    Unfortunately, we won’t see the sixth book in the ‘Song of Fire and Ice’ series titled ‘The Winds of Winter’ this year, but author George R.R. Martin is really buckling down to put some work into it to get it done as soon as possible. The acclaimed writer is even skipping an appearance at this […]

  • ‘Ant-Man’ Reshoots Bring Back Edgar Wright Plot Points?

    Posted Tuesday, March 24th, 2015 01:00 pm GMT -4

    When Edgar Wright and Marvel Studios had their creative differences over ‘Ant-Man’, the filmmaker left the project that he had worked on for the better part of a decade. Essentially, the only thing remaining of the ‘Shaun of the Dead’ director’s influence on the upcoming Phase Two film was a shared “Story By” credit with […]

  • This Is War In New ‘Orphan Black’ Trailer

    Posted Tuesday, March 24th, 2015 10:00 am GMT -4

    Members of the Clone Club should get ready to rejoice. In less than a month, ‘Orphan Black’ returns to BBC America for a third season and the good times are ready to keep rolling. After last season’s huge cliffhanger that involved the discovery of a whole army of male clones, things definitely aren’t slowing down for the […]

  • Will Oscar Isaac Appear In ‘Star Wars: Episode VIII’?

    Posted Monday, March 23rd, 2015 09:00 pm GMT -4

    Even though ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ hasn’t come out yet, there is still plenty of discussion about the future of the franchise from a galaxy far, far away. Besides the news that the first ‘Star Wars’ spinoff would be called ‘Rogue One’, talk has gravitated towards ‘Episode VIII’ and ‘Episode IX’, which are both […]

  • Jennifer Lawrence Done With Mystique After ‘X-Men: Apocalypse’

    Posted Monday, March 23rd, 2015 07:02 pm GMT -4

    It’s no secret that Jennifer Lawrence is a hot commodity in Hollywood. The extremely lovable Oscar-winning actress has shown that she has incredibly wide range by appearing in a variety of different films. From ‘The Bill Engvall Show’ to ‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1’ to ‘Silver Linings Playbook’ to ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past,’ Lawrence […]

  • Russo Brothers Directing ‘Avengers: Infinity War’

    Posted Monday, March 23rd, 2015 06:00 pm GMT -4

    Earlier this year, ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ director Joss Whedon revealed that he might be stepping away from the Marvel Cinematic Universe once his commitments to Earth’s Mightiest Heroes were fulfilled so that he could recharge his batteries and possibly pursue other projects. Reports circulated stating that ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’ directors Anthony and […]

  • Exclusive Interview: Alternate Universes With ‘Parallels’ Star Mark Hapka

    Posted Monday, March 23rd, 2015 11:00 am GMT -4

    Parallel universes are a staple of the science fiction genre. The possibilities for storytelling are literally endless, which is why it’s a trope that we see quite frequently today in multiple mediums. Marvel Comics is even basing an entire event around all of their alternate realities colliding. But if you’re not looking to wait a […]