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

  • Ben Whishaw In Talks For ‘Mary Poppins Returns’

    Posted Friday, August 19th, 2016 03:33 pm GMT -5

    Walt Disney Pictures is preparing for another jolly holiday with ‘Mary Poppins Returns’ and they’ve already added some major talent to bring the nanny that is practically perfect in every way back to the big screen. Behind the camera, Academy Award winner and Tony Nominee Rob Marshall is set to direct a script written by […]

  • Disney Hooks Lin-Manuel Miranda & Alan Menken For Live-Action ‘Little Mermaid’

    Posted Friday, August 19th, 2016 10:00 am GMT -5

    Back in May, Walt Disney Pictures announced that they were in the early stages of developing a live-action version of their animated classic ‘The Little Mermaid’. At the time, the only thing that we knew about the latest addition to the massive slate of live-action projects was that talks with “major producers, including some with […]

  • Marvel Television And Hulu Announce ‘Runaways’ Series From ‘Gossip Girl’ Creators

    Posted Wednesday, August 17th, 2016 04:19 pm GMT -5

    After six years of sitting on the shelf, Marvel is finally revisiting a live-action adaptation of Brian K. Vaughn and Adrian Alphona’s award-winning comic series ‘Runaways’. However, unlike in 2008 where Vaughn was working with Marvel Studios and Kevin Feige to craft a major motion picture featuring the group of diverse teens that learn that […]

  • Joss Whedon Rumored To Direct Musical ‘Supergirl’/‘The Flash’ Crossover

    Posted Tuesday, August 16th, 2016 08:00 pm GMT -5

    The CW is finally giving musical-loving DC Comics fans exactly what they want. The masses have been clamoring for a musical episode featuring the stars of the network’s superhero shows since many of them are extremely talented singers. But aside from a few musical moments at conventions here and there or special videos, it looked […]

  • Will Tony Stark Make A Cameo Appearance In ‘Doctor Strange’?

    Posted Tuesday, August 16th, 2016 07:00 pm GMT -5

    Following the events of ‘Captain America: Civil War’, the Avengers are disassembled and Iron Man is short a few friends. Although, he’s already started making new ones. After introducing himself to Peter Parker ahead of his battle with Steve Rogers earlier this year, Tony Stark will be appearing in ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’ to presumably continue mentoring […]

  • What Is Significant About The Title Of Kevin Smith’s ‘Supergirl’ Episode?

    Posted Tuesday, August 16th, 2016 12:00 pm GMT -5

    Kevin Smith is a very busy man. In addition to writing and directing his own movies like ‘Clerks 3’, ‘Mallrats 2’, and ‘Moose Jaws’, the filmmaker has a full schedule of weekly podcasts and speaking engagements around the world, including his most recent tour ahead of the release of his latest film, ‘Yoga Hosers’. He […]

  • Robbie Reyes’ Origin Will Change For ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’

    Posted Tuesday, August 16th, 2016 09:00 am GMT -5

    When our favorite Marvel superheroes make the jump from the page to the screen, there are often elements that remain in the short box during the transition. It could be little things like Steve Rogers hailing from Brooklyn instead of the Lower East Side of Manhattan or Daisy Johnson’s mother being a prostitute with an […]

  • Parminder Nagra Joins ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ As Anti-Inhuman Politician

    Posted Friday, August 12th, 2016 08:00 pm GMT -5

    The cast of ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ has dealt with their fair share of threats over the course of three seasons. From aliens to cyborgs to metahumans to their very own teammates, the heroes of this corner of the Marvel Cinematic Universe have survived through a whole lot. But when Agent Phil Coulson and his team […]

  • ‘The Flash’ Teases Major Villains For Flashpoint And Beyond

    Posted Friday, August 12th, 2016 04:35 pm GMT -5

    The CW has certainly been busy during their time at the recent Television Critics Association Press Tour, especially when it comes to their slate of shows based on the characters of DC Comics. Major announcements have been made regarding ‘Supergirl’, ‘Arrow’, and ‘Legends of Tomorrow’, but now it’s time for an update from the Fastest […]

  • Quake & Ghost Rider Clash In ’Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ Set Videos

    Posted Friday, August 12th, 2016 03:00 pm GMT -5

    When it was announced at this year’s San Diego Comic Con that Ghost Rider would be joining the ranks of ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ for the fourth season, True Believers were anxious to see the Spirit of Vengeance arrive in the Marvel Cinematic Universe to mix it up with Agent Phil Coulson and the rest of […]

  • ‘Supergirl’, ‘Arrow’, & ‘Legends of Tomorrow’ Add New Cast Members

    Posted Friday, August 12th, 2016 02:00 pm GMT -5

    Now that they have added ‘Supergirl’ to their weekly programming, The CW is the place to find all your favorite live-action DC Comics superheroes on television. But the Girl of Steel won’t only be joined by the titular protagonists of ‘Arrow’, ‘The Flash’, and ‘Legends of Tomorrow’ on that channel. The network has recently announced […]

  • First Look At The Mad Hatter From ’Gotham’ Season Three

    Posted Friday, August 12th, 2016 12:00 pm GMT -5

    Last month, ‘Gotham’ announced that Benedict Samuel would be joining the cast of the Batman prequel series as a regular cast member for their third season on FOX. The Australian actor is best known for his run on ‘The Walking Dead’ as the Wolf named Owen who spent a good amount of time with Carol, […]

  • New ‘Rogue One: A Star Wars Story’ Trailer Drops During Olympics

    Posted Friday, August 12th, 2016 12:06 am GMT -5

    Just as the teaser promised earlier this week, a brand new trailer for ‘Rogue One: A Star Wars Story’ debuted during Thursday evening’s Olympic coverage. Composed almost entirely of new footage, we finally get a much better look at the team that sets out to retrieve the blueprints for the legendary Death Star. But you […]

  • New Details Emerge About ‘Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them’ Main Character

    Posted Thursday, August 11th, 2016 08:00 pm GMT -5

    Since trailers and TV spots have started to trickle out for ‘Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them’, we’ve slowly started learning about Newt Scamander’s adventures through the wizarding world during the 1920s. Fans can expect to follow along with J.K. Rowling’s latest wizard protagonist as he recovers a number of magical creatures that have […]

  • Marvel Television Head Hopes To Do More ‘Agent Carter’

    Posted Thursday, August 11th, 2016 05:00 pm GMT -5

    Since it was officially cancelled back in May, True Believers have been hoping that ‘Agent Carter’ would find a new home on some other network or platform. Although, when Netflix revealed that they would not be picking up Peggy Carter’s corner of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, hope seemed all but lost. However, it appears that […]