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

  • SDCC 2015: Warner Bros. Teases Green Lantern Corps Movie

    Posted Saturday, July 11th, 2015 08:00 pm GMT -4

    Obviously, when it comes to DC Entertainment and Warner Bros. at San Diego Comic-Con, the main attractions are the Dark Knight and the Man of Steel thanks to next year’s ‘Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice’ and the announcement for the next Batman feature film. However, during their panel on Saturday morning, the studio teased […]

  • SDCC 2015: ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ Reveals New Inhuman Villain For Season Three

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

    Normally when a convention has the pleasure of hosting the Marvel Cinematic Universe in a panel, it’s all anyone can talk about afterwards. However, the House of Ideas opted not to bring their film division to San Diego Comic-Con this year, but True Believers weren’t left with nothing. Marvel Television stepped up and brought ‘Agents of […]

  • SDCC 2015: Alan Tudyk’s ‘Con Man’ Web Series Debuts New Trailer

    Posted Saturday, July 11th, 2015 12:00 pm GMT -4

    ‘Firefly’ probably isn’t coming back. Not any time soon anyway. But we’re at a place now where we can laugh about it, right? Well, the stars seem to think so because back in March, Alan Tudyk and Nathan Fillion announced that they were creating a new web series called ‘Con Man‘ about an actor known for […]

  • ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Animated Series Poster & Release Date Revealed

    Posted Saturday, July 11th, 2015 06:00 am GMT -4

    After the surprising success of last year’s ‘Guardians of the Galaxy,’ it’s no surprise that a sequel was factored into Marvel Studios’ Phase Three. However, True Believers wanting more of the sometimes-dysfunctional intergalactic team won’t have to wait until 2017 to get it. At least year’s New York Comic Con, Marvel Animation announced that they would […]

  • SDCC 2015: ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Reel Touts Practical Effects

    Posted Saturday, July 11th, 2015 02:53 am GMT -4

    As stated earlier this week, J.J. Abrams didn’t bring a new trailer for ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ to this year’s San Diego Comic-Con. But when the director took the stage in Hall H with Lucasfilm President Kathleen Kennedy and screenwriter Lawrence Kasdan, he still brought something that fans definitely wanted to see. Ever since Abrams […]

  • SDCC 2015: ‘Doctor Who’ Season 9 Trailer Analysis

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

    Before taking the stage in Hall H on Thursday afternoon for Peter Capaldi’s San Diego Comic-Con debut, BBC premiered the first trailer for the ninth season of ‘Doctor Who’ online. In case you missed it, here it is again for your viewing pleasure: By the looks of the first 90 seconds from Season Nine, Team […]

  • ‘Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them’ Adds Singer Alison Sudol

    Posted Thursday, July 9th, 2015 09:33 pm GMT -4

    The main cast for the ‘Harry Potter’ spinoff ‘Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them’ is rounding out quite nicely. After announcing Oscar winner Eddie Redmayne as Newt Scamander early last month, ‘Boardwalk Empire’ and ‘Inherent Vice’ star Katherine Waterston joined the cast shortly after as Tina, one of two American sisters that Newt meets on […]

  • SDCC 2015: New ‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2’ Teaser Premieres

    Posted Thursday, July 9th, 2015 07:10 pm GMT -4

    Throughout the weekend, some of the most anticipated upcoming films will be presented in Hall H at San Diego Comic-Con including ‘Yoga Hosers’, ‘The Hateful Eight’, ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’, ‘Deadpool’, and more. However, the first of the bunch to step up in the hallowed hall was ‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay –Part 2’. In […]

  • Ant On The Run: More New ‘Ant-Man’ Clips & Featurettes

    Posted Thursday, July 9th, 2015 05:45 pm GMT -4

    With only a week to go until Scott Lang’s debut in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, the promotional blitz for Peyton Reed’s ‘Ant-Man’ has been fully amped up. As with any and all movies from the House of Ideas, we’re being flooded by clips, TV spots, featurettes, and stills, so it’s no surprise that we have […]

  • How Much Of Edgar Wright’s Material Stayed In ‘Ant-Man’?

    Posted Thursday, July 9th, 2015 02:00 pm GMT -4

    When Edgar Wright left ‘Ant-Man’ over creative differences in May 2014, fans were disappointed to hear that the filmmaker’s nearly ten years of work was going down the drain. Marvel Studios then brought in Adam McKay to work with star Paul Rudd (who actually has some popular writing credits to his name) and new director […]

  • Don’t Expect A ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Trailer At SDCC

    Posted Thursday, July 9th, 2015 12:30 pm GMT -4

    Like many other fictional worlds from all over the pop culture spectrum, a galaxy far, far away will be descending upon San Diego, California for the annual San Diego Comic-Con this week. J.J. Abrams, Kathleen Kennedy, and a number of surprise guests will join moderator Chris Hardwick for a ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ panel […]

  • Marvel/Sony’s ‘Spider-Man’ Casts Marisa Tomei As Aunt May

    Posted Wednesday, July 8th, 2015 06:02 pm GMT -4

    After many months of searching, Marvel Studios and Sony Pictures announced two weeks ago that up and coming director Jon Watts would be directing the all-new ‘Spider-Man’ film starring Tom Holland. But now another new cast member has been revealed. According to Variety, Marisa Tomei has been tapped to play Aunt May, Peter Parker’s beloved […]

  • Howard Stark Will Return To ‘Agent Carter’ Season 2

    Posted Wednesday, July 8th, 2015 10:00 am GMT -4

    While we’re sure to learn more about the next season of ‘Agent Carter’ at San Diego Comic-Con during the Marvel Television panel later this week, a few details have already emerged about Peggy’s trip to the west coast for a new mission. For instance, news got out last week that James D’Arcy and Enver Gjokaj would […]

  • Rachel McAdams Rumored For ‘Doctor Strange’ Female Lead

    Posted Tuesday, July 7th, 2015 08:30 pm GMT -4

    Slowly but surely, things are coming together for Scott Derrickson’s ‘Doctor Strange’. After Benedict Cumberbatch was cast as the Sorcerer Supreme back in December, other big names have finally started to join the cast over the last few months. For starters, it was announced that Tilda Swinton would provide a new twist on the Ancient […]

  • ‘Daredevil’ Casts Elodie Yung As Elektra For Season Two

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

    With set pictures surfacing yesterday, we can already see that Marvel and Netflix are already hard at work on the second season of ‘Daredevil’. Plus, in addition to hearing about a number of cast members making their return to the show, we’ve heard that Jon Bernthal will appear as The Punisher when the next chapter […]