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

  • How Will Marvel Studios’ Quicksilver Differ From ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’?

    Posted Saturday, July 26th, 2014 03:00 pm GMT -4

    Movie rights are complicated business, especially when it comes to characters from Marvel’s vast mythology. However, by some crazy loophole, Quicksilver and the Scarlet Witch are able to appear in films produced by Fox and Marvel Studios. That’s why despite seeing the silver-haired speedster in this year’s ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’, Pietro Maximoff will […]

  • SDCC 2014: ‘Arrow’ Debuts Season 3 Trailer

    Posted Saturday, July 26th, 2014 02:54 pm GMT -4

    Not to be outdone by some other superhero shows on television next season, DC Entertainment and Warner Bros. brought The CW’s ‘Arrow’ to San Diego Comic-Con to preview the third season of the Emerald Archer’s adventures. During the panel, executive producer Greg Berlanti joined stars Stephen Amell, David Ramsey, Colton Hayes, Willa Holland, John Barrowman, […]

  • Comic Book Review: ‘Doctor Who: The Tenth Doctor’ #1

    Posted Saturday, July 26th, 2014 11:30 am GMT -4

    Back in January, Titan Comics announced that they would be partnering with BBC Worldwide to release brand new comic books featuring the 10th, 11th, and 12th Doctors from the seminal sci-fi series ‘Doctor Who’. While the adventures of the latest regeneration are still being kept under wraps, the first issues of both ‘Doctor Who: The […]

  • SDCC 2014: ‘Game of Thrones’ Reveals Season 5 Cast Members & Blooper Reel

    Posted Saturday, July 26th, 2014 10:00 am GMT -4

    ‘Game of Thrones‘ always does things in a big way. From the sheer amount of cast members to the huge events we see unfold each season, the hit HBO fantasy drama goes big and their presence at this year’s San Diego Comic-Con was no different. In attendance at the show’s panel were showrunners David Benioff and […]

  • SDCC 2014: Christopher Nolan Drops New ‘Interstellar’ Trailer

    Posted Friday, July 25th, 2014 07:02 pm GMT -4

    Despite creating one of the most epic superhero trilogies of all time, Christopher Nolan has never been to San Diego Comic-Con. However, the filmmaker behind the Dark Knight trilogy finally graced Hall H with his presence as a special surprise during the Paramount panel to promote his upcoming film ‘Interstellar.’ Over the course of the […]

  • Akiva Goldsman Producing ‘Space Invaders’ For Warner Bros.

    Posted Friday, July 25th, 2014 05:00 pm GMT -4

    Recently, we learned that Adam Sandler, Michelle Monaghan, Josh Gad, and Peter Dinklage would be trying to save the world from rogue 8-bit menaces in the upcoming Chris Columbus film ‘Pixels’ from popular video games such as the stars of ‘Asteroids’, ‘Centipede’, ‘Frogger’, ‘Pacman’, and ‘Donkey Kong’. However, one of their foes will be breaking […]

  • First Trailer For Ridley Scott’s ‘Halo: Nightfall’

    Posted Friday, July 25th, 2014 01:30 pm GMT -4

    Last week, Microsoft announced that they would be shutting the doors of Xbox Entertainment Studios, the company’s foray into original digital programming. However, before they shutter the windows fully, the XES team will stay on to complete the projects already in production such as the technological documentary ‘Signal to Noise’, Steven Spielberg’s live-action ‘Halo’ television […]

  • ‘Edge of Tomorrow’ Writer Tapped For WB’s ‘Akira’

    Posted Friday, July 25th, 2014 01:00 pm GMT -4

    Since 2011, Warner Bros. has been developing an adaptation of the popular manga and anime ‘Akira‘. However, due to script issues, an extremely high budget, and fan outcries over the whitewashing of characters, the project has been on again off again. Late last year, it appeared that things were back on track as director Jaume Collet-Serra […]

  • Marc Webb Still Expected To Direct ‘The Amazing Spider-Man 3’

    Posted Friday, July 25th, 2014 12:00 pm GMT -4

    After ‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2’ didn’t quite draw in the box office numbers that people were expecting, there have been some major shakeups with the iconic Marvel superhero’s Sony Pictures movie franchise. With ‘Star Trek 3’ in his sights, Roberto Orci is no longer involved in Spidey’s next big screen appearance. Rumors have been flying […]

  • Marvel Studios Reveals SDCC Exclusive Posters Featuring Ant-Man, Avengers, & S.H.I.E.L.D. Agents

    Posted Thursday, July 24th, 2014 11:00 am GMT -4

    This year’s San Diego Comic- Con has begun and a number of exclusive posters have already started to make their way online. Though the event really kicks off on Thursday, Wednesday night marked the preview night for 4-day badge holders, professionals and the press. And so as to pack in as much as they can […]

  • ‘Sinister Six’ Scheduled For 2016 & Pushes Spidey To 2018

    Posted Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014 07:00 pm GMT -4

    With superhero team movies coming into fashion in recent years with ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’, ‘The Avengers: Age of Ultron’, ‘The Fantastic Four’, and ‘Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice’, Sony is getting in on the action with a team of their own. Back in December of 2013, they announced that they would be […]

  • Peggy Carter Returns To The Big Screen In ‘The Avengers: Age of Ultron’

    Posted Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014 12:00 pm GMT -4

    Back when Joss Whedon was working on ‘The Avengers,’ he planned on including “a beautiful and poignant scene between Steve Rogers and Peggy Carter”. However, when it came down to the final cut, the scene was scrapped because it didn’t fit the rhythm of the epic superhero team up. Later, we got to see the two […]

  • James Gunn Wants To Direct ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Sequel

    Posted Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014 08:00 pm GMT -4

    Even though the first movie doesn’t come out for a couple weeks, there is already talk circulating about a sequel to ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’. With early buzz being very positive, it’s almost certain that Star-Lord, Gamora, Drax, Groot, and Rocket will surface again to fill one of the dates that Marvel Studios recently announced […]

  • ‘Agent Carter’ Producers Discuss Show’s Timeframe & Parameters

    Posted Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014 05:00 pm GMT -4

    About two months ago when ABC announced that they were renewing ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’, the network also shared that they would be bringing yet another corner of the Marvel Cinematic Universe to life. Inspired by Hayley Atwell’s character from ‘Captain America: The First Avenger’, the eight-episode series ‘Agent Carter‘ will fill take over the Tuesday night time […]

  • Which Side Are Quicksilver, Scarlet Witch, & Vision On In ‘The Avengers: Age of Ultron’?

    Posted Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014 09:00 am GMT -4

    Since it was announced that Joss Whedon would be introducing a number of new heroes in ‘The Avengers: Age of Ultron‘, fans have been clamoring for more details about Quicksilver, Scarlet Witch, and The Vision. After all, when all three of them were first introduced in the comics, they weren’t standing with Earth’s Mightiest Heroes right […]