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

  • Kevin Feige Explains How ‘Ant-Man’ Connects To The MCU

    Posted Wednesday, April 15th, 2015 10:00 am GMT -4

    Considering that Edgar Wright had begun pre-production on ‘Ant-Man‘ before a Marvel Cinematic Universe ever existed, fans have probably been wondering how the film featuring Hank Pym and Scott Lang would co-exist alongside films like ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier,’ ‘Guardians of the Galaxy,’ and ‘The Avengers.’ Previously, a rumor stated that there was a connection between the upcoming […]

  • Olivia Munn (Psy)Locked In For ‘X-Men: Apocalypse’

    Posted Tuesday, April 14th, 2015 08:00 pm GMT -4

    Director Bryan Singer is currently deep into casting ‘X-Men: Apocalypse.’ Similar to the process of last year’s ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past,’ it seems like the filmmaker behind a few of the best installments of Fox’s mutant Marvel movies reveals a new character or some other interesting from the production every few days. Recently, we learned that […]

  • Mystery Woman Cut From ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’

    Posted Tuesday, April 14th, 2015 06:00 pm GMT -4

    Filmmaking is a very collaborative process. A movie evolves as it goes through the stages of production and things tend to change often. A line may be cut from the script, a cool shot may be cut from the theatrical version, or a character may be cut from the whole thing all together. And following […]

  • Kevin Feige Reveals MCU Spider-Man Details

    Posted Monday, April 13th, 2015 08:00 pm GMT -4

    About two months ago, Spider-Man returned home. Although there were some caveats here and there with Sony Pictures, the bottom line is that the friendly neighborhood web-slinger can now appear in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. But many True Believers have wondered since that day which version of Spider-Man will we see in 2017? Will it […]

  • Two ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ Clips Soothe The Savage Beast

    Posted Monday, April 13th, 2015 07:00 pm GMT -4

    At last night’s MTV Movie Awards, Robert Downey Jr. was honored with an MTV Generation Award. During the ceremony that saw his fellow Avengers bestow the award upon him, Earth’s Mightiest Heroes unveiled a brand new clip from the highly anticipated ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron.’ But if that Hulk-busting action wasn’t enough for you, we […]

  • ‘Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them’ Eyes Eddie Redmayne As Lead

    Posted Monday, April 13th, 2015 03:00 pm GMT -4

    Fans of the wizarding world of Harry Potter (in general, not just the theme park) should be excited to hear that J.K. Rowling is returning to the magical world that she created all those years ago with ‘Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.’ Based on the magizoology textbook of the same name, the film is […]

  • Why Did Joss Whedon Turn Down ‘Avengers: Infinity War’?

    Posted Monday, April 13th, 2015 12:00 pm GMT -4

    Though we’re a few weeks away from the premiere of ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron,’ we’re already hearing about the film’s epic two-part sequel ‘Avengers: Infinity War.’ Last week, it was officially confirmed that ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’ directors Anthony and Joe Russo would be directing the Phase Three finale. We also heard that writers Christopher Markus […]

  • Olivia Wilde & Garrett Hedlund Return As Key Players In ‘Tron 3’

    Posted Saturday, April 11th, 2015 03:00 pm GMT -4

      It has been quite a while since we’ve heard a serious update about ‘Tron 3.’ Shortly after ‘Tron: Legacy’ was released in 2010, there was already talks of a third trip to The Grid and Kevin Flynn’s ‘Space Paranoids.’ After that, cast members sporadically mentioned the sequel, but director Joseph Kosinski updated the world […]

  • ‘Captain America’ Scribes Writing ‘Avengers: Infinity War’

    Posted Saturday, April 11th, 2015 09:00 am GMT -4

    Though some True Believers may still be upset that Joss Whedon will not be writing and directing the third and fourth installments of the ‘Avengers’ franchise, Earth’s Mightiest Heroes are in very good hands. Earlier this week, the House of Ideas officially confirmed that ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’ directors Joe and Anthony Russo would […]

  • First Official Look At ‘Ant-Man’ Villain Yellowjacket

    Posted Friday, April 10th, 2015 08:00 pm GMT -4

    Back at last year’s San Diego Comic Con, it was officially announced that Corey Stoll would be joining the cast of Peyton Reed’s ‘Ant-Man’. The star of ‘House of Cards’ and ‘The Strain’ will face off against Paul Rudd’s Scott Lang as the villainous Darren Cross AKA Yellowjacket. A few months after the announcement was […]

  • Learn More About ‘Tomorrowland’ With New Character Details

    Posted Friday, April 10th, 2015 11:00 am GMT -4

    From the moment that ‘Tomorrowland’ was announced, there was a major amount of secrecy surrounding it. For starters, there was that mystery box that Damon Lindelof and Brad Bird were showing off that contained various items relating to the inception of Tomorrowland in Disneyland and the 1964 World’s Fair. Then, the insanely awesome viral marketing/alternate reality […]

  • ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ Spinoff In Development

    Posted Friday, April 10th, 2015 09:00 am GMT -4

    The Marvel Cinematic Universe has been expanding exponentially outside of a theater near you. Not only do we get Earth’s Mightiest Heroes on the big screen, but thanks to ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.,‘ ‘Agent Carter,’ and the upcoming Netflix shows, True Believers can enjoy new adventures from the MCU on a weekly basis in between the major motion […]

  • No Post-Credits Scene For ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’

    Posted Thursday, April 9th, 2015 11:00 am GMT -4

    The post-credits scene has become a trademark of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Ever since we saw Samuel L. Jackson pop up in Tony Stark’s apartment in ‘Iron Man’ back in 2008 talking about the Avengers Initiative, each film from Marvel Studios featured a little something extra after the credits rolled. Whether it was foreshadowing the […]

  • Marvel Confirms Russo Brothers As ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ Directors

    Posted Tuesday, April 7th, 2015 08:00 pm GMT -4

    As we march on towards the release of ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ next month, some news regarding Earth’s Mightiest Heroes and their adventures in Marvel Studios’ Phase Three has been slowly trickling out. Back in January, Joss Whedon revealed that it was “very doubtful” that he’d return to helm the third and fourth installments of […]

  • Exclusive Interview: Seth Gilliam Confesses Father Gabriel’s ‘Walking Dead’ Sins

    Posted Tuesday, April 7th, 2015 03:19 pm GMT -4

    Sometimes when you’re watching your favorite TV shows, you get the urge to yell at the screen because a character did something that you didn’t agree with. As someone who watches a lot of television (you know, for work), I find myself in this position often. And one moment in particular that comes to mind […]