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

  • ‘Luke Cage’ Adds Shades, Claire Temple, & Misty Knight

    Posted Saturday, September 5th, 2015 09:00 am GMT -5

    Since Mike Colter was recruited to play Luke Cage in the upcoming Marvel Television and Netflix series ‘Jessica Jones’, we hadn’t heard much about the hero’s own show on the popular streaming service. That changed about two weeks ago when award-winning actress Alfre Woodard was reported to be finalizing a deal to appear in the […]

  • Did The Marvel Creative Committee Cause Edgar Wright To Leave ‘Ant-Man’?

    Posted Friday, September 4th, 2015 08:00 pm GMT -5

    Talk about Avengers disassembled. If you’ve been paying attention to the developments behind the scenes at Marvel Entertainment, you’ve noticed that there has been quite a shake up. First, Walt Disney Studios restructured the chain of command so that Kevin Feige and Marvel Studios would no longer fall under the jurisdiction of Marvel Entertainment CEO […]

  • Marvel Comics Reveals Amadeus Cho As All-New Totally Awesome Hulk

    Posted Friday, September 4th, 2015 06:00 pm GMT -5

    Big changes have been coming to Marvel Comics for some time now. We’ve seen new and secondary heroes such as Hawkeye, Squirrel Girl, Ms. Marvel, Silver Surfer, the Guardians of the Galaxy, and the Inhumans step into the spotlight. Classic heroes like Spider-Man, Thor, and Captain America have also gotten modern makeovers as new people […]

  • ‘Captain America’ Star Chris Evans Open To Extending His Marvel Studios Contract

    Posted Friday, September 4th, 2015 05:06 pm GMT -5

    Despite the public being initially hesitant of accepting Chris Evans as Captain America in the Marvel Cinematic Universe after he had already played the Human Torch in two movies, it’s hard to imagine anyone else as the Star-Spangled Avenger now. That’s why True Believers were sad to hear last year that the actor was considering […]

  • ‘Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice’ Batmobile Arrives At WB Studio Tour

    Posted Friday, September 4th, 2015 10:00 am GMT -5

    If you’re planning on being in the Los Angeles area between now and the end of the year, there are some pretty awesome things going on at Warner Bros. Studios, particularly if you’re a Batman fan. While the collection of props and costumes from various DC Comics films on display at the WB Studio Tour […]

  • Stan Lee Shares Why He Thinks ‘Fantastic Four’ Failed

    Posted Friday, September 4th, 2015 09:00 am GMT -5

    Since the latest reboot for ‘Fantastic Four‘ came out, fans and critics alike have been trying to figure out why it was so terrible. There are so many thoughts and theories out there currently and blame is being thrown around to director Josh Trank, the movie studio 20th Century Fox, and beyond. But legendary comic book […]

  • ‘Falling Skies’ Producer Reveals Alternate Ending For Series Finale

    Posted Thursday, September 3rd, 2015 07:48 pm GMT -5

    After a five-season run on TNT, the curtain fell on ‘Falling Skies’ this past Sunday. The series produced by Steven Spielberg starring Noah Wyle as a history professor turned leader of a militia fighting to survive in a post-apocalyptic Boston after an alien invasion that devastated the planet came to an end with Wyle’s Tom […]

  • Promising Young Actresses Top ‘Ready Player One’ Female Lead Shortlist

    Posted Thursday, September 3rd, 2015 01:00 pm GMT -5

    After announcing that Steven Spielberg would be directing the film adaptation of Ernest Cline’s acclaimed sci-fi adventure novel ‘Ready Player One’ earlier this year, Warner Bros., Village Roadshow, and Dreamworks announced last month that the movie would be released on December 15, 2017. With a director and a release date under its belt, the production can […]

  • ‘Supergirl’ Adds Iddo Goldberg As Dr. T.O. Morrow AND The Red Tornado

    Posted Thursday, September 3rd, 2015 10:00 am GMT -5

    Last month, CBS revealed that a number of familiar faces from the pages of DC Comics would be joining Kara Zor-El in the upcoming series ‘Supergirl’ this fall. These characters included General Sam Lane, the Kryptonian warrior Non, and Justice League member the Red Tornado. Now, it appears that the show has cast the wind-wielding […]

  • First Look At ‘The 5th Wave’ Starring Chloe Grace Moretz

    Posted Thursday, September 3rd, 2015 09:00 am GMT -5

    After cleaning up the streets of supervillains (or more accurately, wannabe supervillains) as Hit-Girl in the ‘Kick-Ass’ films and facing just how horrible teenagers can be in the remake of ‘Carrie,’ Chloe Grace Moretz is setting her sights on aliens as she fronts her own young adult film franchise thanks to ‘The 5th Wave.’ Based […]

  • Why Did Bill Murray Agree To Do Paul Feig’s ‘Ghostbusters’?

    Posted Wednesday, September 2nd, 2015 06:00 pm GMT -5

    Despite many years of resisting while simultaneously teasing his involvement, Bill Murray finally committed to appearing in another ‘Ghostbusters’ movie a few weeks ago. The former Dr. Peter Venkman will cameo in Paul Feig’s upcoming film starring Kristen Wiig, Kate McKinnon, Melissa McCarthy, and Leslie Jones supposedly as a “professional supernatural debunker” named Martin Heiss. […]

  • Kevin Feige & Marvel Studios Break Away From Marvel Entertainment CEO

    Posted Wednesday, September 2nd, 2015 01:30 pm GMT -5

    Though many Marvel fans may not be familiar with the name Ike Perlmutter, he has had a very integral part at the House of Ideas for a while. After running Toy Biz with Avi Arad, he became the CEO of Marvel Entertainment in 2005. Someone out there is ready to correct me to say that […]

  • Harry And Ginny Potter’s Eldest Son Heads To Hogwarts

    Posted Wednesday, September 2nd, 2015 09:00 am GMT -5

    2015 is a big year for pop culture. Not only do Marty McFly and Doc Brown travel to this year from 1985 in the iconic DeLorean, but the next generation of the Potter family embarks on their magical journey through their first year at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry as well. That’s right, Harry […]

  • Ronda Rousey Offered Lead In ‘Captain Marvel’ Porn Parody

    Posted Tuesday, September 1st, 2015 08:00 pm GMT -5

    After retaining her UFC Women’s Bantamweight Championship against Bethe Correia by knockout in 34 seconds last month, “Rowdy” Ronda Rousey shared that she wanted to throw her name into the mix to play Carol Danvers in the upcoming Marvel Studios film ‘Captain Marvel’. The mixed martial artist and Olympic medalist has dabbled in acting recently […]

  • Marvel Releases ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ Featurettes And Deleted Scene

    Posted Tuesday, September 1st, 2015 02:17 pm GMT -5

    Though ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ may not have been the strongest offering from the Marvel Cinematic Universe in recent history, it still managed to bring some interesting things to the table, including the additions of Elizabeth Olsen, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, and James Spader as the Scarlet Witch, Quicksilver, and the mechanical menace Ultron. And now with the […]