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

  • Will ‘Star Trek: Discovery’ Affect Sonequa Martin-Green’s Role On ‘The Walking Dead’?

    Posted Thursday, January 26th, 2017 10:00 am GMT -4

    We have lost a number of beloved characters on ‘The Walking Dead’ over the years, but sometimes those losses correlated with a particular actor or actress landing another role on television. Both Jon Bernthal and David Morrissey’s character were killed off shortly after they announced exciting new gigs. Although, that isn’t always the case. ‘Straight […]

  • New Details Escape ‘Guardians Of The Galaxy – Mission: Breakout!’ At Disneyland Resort

    Posted Thursday, January 26th, 2017 09:00 am GMT -4

    Though Hong Kong Disneyland has the distinction of having the first ride (and eventually an entire area) based on Marvel Comics characters in any Disney park, Disney California Adventure will be the first North American Disney theme park to have an attraction centered on the heroes of the House of Ideas when ‘Guardians of the […]

  • New Images From ‘Ninjak Vs. The Valiant Universe’

    Posted Wednesday, January 25th, 2017 06:44 pm GMT -4

    We’re all familiar with the comic book characters of Marvel and DC thanks to their major blockbusters hitting theaters a few times a year or the acclaimed TV shows on various platforms. However, a whole new universe filled with superheroes is working on emerging as a major contender for the Big Two as Valiant Entertainment […]

  • Bryan Singer Directing Matt Nix’s X-Men Pilot For Fox

    Posted Wednesday, January 25th, 2017 04:02 pm GMT -4

    An argument can be made that the face of modern superhero movies changed in the year 2000 when 20th Century Fox released ‘X-Men’ starring Hugh Jackman, Halle Berry, Patrick Stewart, Ian McKellen, and more. This was due in large part to director Bryan Singer and his vision for the iconic Marvel Comics mutants. But now, […]

  • New Featurette Takes Us Behind The Scenes Of ‘A Series Of Unfortunate Events’

    Posted Wednesday, January 25th, 2017 12:00 pm GMT -4

    Considering that it has been streaming for nearly two weeks at this point, people have had more than enough time to check out the brand new adaptation of ‘Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events’ on Netflix (despite being told numerous times to look away). But if you somehow still have managed to let it […]

  • Producer Adi Shankar Wants ‘Chronicle 2’ In His Bootleg Universe

    Posted Tuesday, January 24th, 2017 01:00 pm GMT -4

    From acclaimed thrillers like ‘The Grey’ and ‘Lone Survivor’ to cult favorites such as ‘Killing Them Softly’ and ‘Dredd’ to whatever you call ‘Machine Gun Preacher’, ‘Broken City’, and ‘The Voices’, there are few producers in Hollywood with a more eclectic resume than Adi Shankar. But when he’s not lending his skills to a wide […]

  • ‘The Flash’/‘Supergirl’ Musical Crossover Casts Darren Criss As The Music Meister

    Posted Monday, January 23rd, 2017 06:03 pm GMT -4

    When it was first announced that the villain of the upcoming musical crossover between ‘The Flash’ and ‘Supergirl’ would be the Music Meister, it was hard to think of anyone that could top Neil Patrick Harris’ portrayal of the character on ‘Batman: The Brave and the Bold’. In fact, many just hoped that the incomparable […]

  • Quake Prepares To Sign The Sokovia Accords In New ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ Clip

    Posted Monday, January 23rd, 2017 10:00 am GMT -4

    ‘Captain America: Civil War’ brought some major changes to the Marvel Cinematic Universe. The Phase Three film introduced the world to the Sokovia Accords, a set of internationally ratified documents that provide regulation of superpowered individuals. In other words, it requires people with powers to register with the United Nations or be labeled criminals. We’ve […]

  • John Boyega Shows Off New ‘Pacific Rim: Uprising’ Image

    Posted Monday, January 23rd, 2017 09:00 am GMT -4

    After a period of ups and downs that left the project in a state of flux, principal photography on ‘Pacific Rim: Uprising‘ began in November 2016. Since then, there hasn’t been too many details released for the long-awaited follow-up to Guillermo Del Toro’s fan favorite 2013 robots vs. monsters movie. But thanks to one of the […]

  • Which ‘Supergirl’ And ‘The Flash’ Stars Will Sing In The Musical Crossover?

    Posted Sunday, January 22nd, 2017 03:00 pm GMT -4

    Though it may not have been the first thing that people thought of when the shows launched, many fans wondered if there would ever be a chance for the stars of the Arrowverse to break out into song. After all, a number of cast members on ‘Arrow’, ‘The Flash‘, ‘Legends of Tomorrow’, and ‘Supergirl’ are […]

  • Kevin Smith Wants To Be A Part Of The Next Arrowverse Crossover

    Posted Friday, January 20th, 2017 06:43 pm GMT -4

    While you may not be a fan of his latest films, it’s hard to argue that Kevin Smith wasn’t made for bringing superheroes to life. Aside from the fact that he is a lifelong fanboy with a history of comic book writing and multiple podcasts dedicated to his love of superheroes, the filmmaker proved that […]

  • Vincent D’Onofrio’s Kingpin Appearing In MCU Movies Is “Not Going To Happen”

    Posted Friday, January 20th, 2017 12:00 pm GMT -4

    Ever since Agent Phil Coulson made the jump from major motion pictures like ‘Iron Man’, ‘Thor’, and ‘The Avengers’ to ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ on ABC, True Believers have been wondering when other characters from Marvel Television’s acclaimed shows would be crossing over with Earth’s Mightiest Heroes on the big screen. And though everyone would love […]

  • Marvel Television Enlists Feature Film Director For ‘Inhumans’ IMAX Episodes

    Posted Friday, January 20th, 2017 09:00 am GMT -4

    It was pretty big deal when Marvel Television announced that they would be producing an eight-episode series starring the Inhuman Royal Family for ABC. And things got even bigger when they shared that the first two episodes on ‘Inhumans’ would be presented together in IMAX over Labor Day weekend before debuting on the network as […]

  • CBS Picks Up NASA Pilot From ‘The Martian’ Author Andy Weir

    Posted Thursday, January 19th, 2017 10:00 am GMT -4

    Every writer is told at one time or another to write about what they know. For some, that would be the drama of being a teenager. For others, it might be some epically long fan fiction starring their favorite characters from a movie, book, or TV show. But for Andy Weir, it would seem that […]

  • AMC & James Cameron Team Up For Sci-Fi Documentary Series

    Posted Wednesday, January 18th, 2017 08:15 pm GMT -4

    One of the most iconic figures in all of science fiction is most definitely James Cameron. Not only have countless amounts of people have been inspired by his films like ‘The Terminator’ and ‘Aliens’, but because of him we have the various technological advancements that he had a hand in creating to bring the ‘Avatar’ […]