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

  • ‘Ant-Man’ Scene Description Features Hope Van Dyne Vs. Scott Lang

    Posted Saturday, January 31st, 2015 09:00 pm GMT -4
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    The latest issue of Empire Magazine offers some exclusive looks at ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’, including the tidbit of news that Joss Whedon may not helm the epic, two-part sequel ‘Avengers: Infinity War.’ Although, Earth’s Mightiest Heroes aren’t the only occupants of the Marvel Cinematic Universe in the publication’s spotlight. The issue also features a look […]

  • Rachael Taylor Joins ‘A.K.A. Jessica Jones’ As Patricia “Trish” Walker

    Posted Friday, January 30th, 2015 08:30 pm GMT -4
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    Earlier this week, we learned that ‘Doctor Who’ star David Tennant would be joining Marvel Studios and Netflix’s upcoming series ‘A.K.A. Jessica Jones’ as the villainous Purple Man, Zebediah Kilgrave. Now, it appears that the titular hero played by Krysten Ritter will have help from another hero (besides Mike Colter’s Luke Cage) to take him […]

  • Movie Review: ‘Project Almanac’

    Posted Friday, January 30th, 2015 05:07 pm GMT -4
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    When I was compiling my list of most anticipated films of 2015, many were surprised to see that ‘Project Almanac’ even came close to it. Sure, the found footage gimmick is played out and Michael Bay’s name was attached to it (only as a producer), but I have a soft spot for time travel and […]

  • Disney Teases ‘Tomorrowland’ Superbowl Spot

    Posted Friday, January 30th, 2015 09:00 am GMT -4
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    Based on the incredibly secretive nature of the project and the talents involved in the film on screen and off, it’s easy to see why ‘Tomorrowland’ is   one of the most anticipated movies of the year. At their joint panel with ‘Big Hero 6’ at last year’s New York Comic Con, Disney debuted the […]

  • TV Review: ‘Agent Carter: The Blitzkrieg Button’

    Posted Thursday, January 29th, 2015 08:00 pm GMT -4
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    Following an excellent season premiere, an enjoyable follow up, and a week off, ‘Agent Carter’ returns with a brand new episode that features a cameo from the legendary Stan Lee and the reunion of Peggy and Captain America… but definitely not in the way that she and the fans were hoping. In the fourth episode […]

  • Will Alain Moussi Star In Netflix’s ‘Iron Fist’?

    Posted Thursday, January 29th, 2015 11:00 am GMT -4
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    Since Marvel Studios announced in 2013 that it would be teaming with Netflix to present four new original shows and a mini-series starring some of their street-level heroes, the focus has largely been on ‘Daredevil’ starring Charlie Cox. Naturally, this is because it’s premiering first on April 10th, but the rest of the shows seem to […]

  • Travel Through Time With These Two New Clips From ‘Project Almanac’

    Posted Thursday, January 29th, 2015 10:00 am GMT -4
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    After making news recently for using real life footage of a devastating plane crash and going back to the editing bay to remove it at the request of the families of the victims, Dean Israelite’s feature length directorial debut ‘Project Almanac’ is all set to hit theaters this Friday. In anticipation of the release, a few […]

  • Joss Whedon “Very Doubtful” He’ll Direct ‘Avengers: Infinity War’

    Posted Wednesday, January 28th, 2015 11:00 am GMT -4
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    Prior to the massive Phase Three announcement late last year that revealed that surprises like ‘Captain Marvel’, ‘Black Panther’, and ‘Inhumans’ were on the schedule for Marvel Studios in the coming years, a rumor circulated that Joss Whedon wouldn’t be returning to direct the sequel to ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’. Instead, Joe and Anthony Russo were […]

  • Uncover The Secrets Of The ‘Fantastic Four’ Teaser With Commentary & Easter Eggs

    Posted Wednesday, January 28th, 2015 09:00 am GMT -4
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    A few weeks ago, I named the upcoming ‘Fantastic Four’ reboot as one of my most anticipated films of 2015 because I wanted to see if 20th Century Fox would finally give us a proper adaptation of Marvel’s first family. Yesterday, we got our first glimpse at director Josh Trank and screenwriter/producer Simon Kinberg’s vision […]

  • Fox Developing A Live Action ‘X-Men’ TV Series

    Posted Tuesday, January 27th, 2015 05:00 pm GMT -4
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    Despite a sharp decline in popularity and quality after ‘X-Men: The Last Stand’ and ‘X-Men Origins: Wolverine,’ Fox’s Marvel mutant franchise has been on an upswing ever since ‘X-Men: First Class’ was released. Now, Bryan Singer is back in charge and there are big plans in store for Professor X, Magneto, Mystique, Wolverine, and the […]

  • Chris Pine Comments On Simon Pegg Writing ‘Star Trek 3’

    Posted Tuesday, January 27th, 2015 02:08 pm GMT -4
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    ‘Star Trek 3’ has gone through some major changes recently. In addition to making his directorial debut with this film, Roberto Orci was set to write the ‘Star Trek Into Darkness’ sequel with J.D. Payne and Patrick McKay as well. However, script issues lead to his departure from the project in all capacities other than […]

  • Daniel Bruhl Playing Baron Zemo In ‘Captain America: Civil War’

    Posted Tuesday, January 27th, 2015 11:00 am GMT -4
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    About two months ago, it was announced that ‘Inglorious Basterds’, ‘Rush’, and ‘The Fifth Estate’ star Daniel Bruhl would be joining Frank Grillo’s Crossbones (and Robert Downey Jr.’s Tony Stark, depending on who you talk to) as one of the villains in ‘Captain America: Civil War.’ At the time though, the character that actor would be […]

  • Will Boba Fett & Han Solo Appear In The Same ‘Star Wars’ Spinoff?

    Posted Monday, January 26th, 2015 07:22 pm GMT -4
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    Rumors have been circulating about standalone ‘Star Wars’ spinoffs since 2012, but we finally started hearing some official details about them last year. We know for sure that Josh Trank of ‘Chronicle’ and the upcoming ‘Fantastic Four’ reboot will helm one, but it’s sounding like the first one will be under the direction of ‘Godzilla’ […]

  • First Look At ‘Silk’ #1

    Posted Monday, January 26th, 2015 01:00 pm GMT -4
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    After being introduced in ‘Amazing Spider-Man’ and playing a major role in ‘Spider-Verse,’ the latest Spider Totem of the Marvel Universe, Cindy Moon, will branch out into her very own ongoing series titled ‘Silk.’ First announced at last year’s New York Comic Con, the new title from ‘Supernatural’ writer Robbie Thompson and rising star artist Stacey Lee […]

  • Which Obscure Marvel Character Could Appear In ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’?

    Posted Monday, January 26th, 2015 10:00 am GMT -4
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    Since ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ was announced, we learned that the cast of Joss Whedon’s upcoming sequel will be packed with new faces. Not only will we see Earth’s Mightiest Heroes terrorized by the titular villain, but they’ll also have to deal with Baron Von Strucker, the Scarlet Witch, Quicksilver, and the Vision. Then earlier this […]