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

  • ‘Ghostbusters’ Spinoff Starring Channing Tatum & Chris Pratt “Was Never Real”

    Posted Tuesday, July 19th, 2016 02:00 pm GMT -4

    While Paul Feig was off shooting his ‘Ghostbusters’ last year, Dan Ackroyd and Ivan Reitman announced the formation of Ghost Corps, a production company looking to expand the beloved paranormal comedy brand based on the hit 1984 film. Reports said that they were hoping to put together a spinoff featuring Channing Tatum and Chris Pratt […]

  • First Look At Joe Quesada’s ‘Luke Cage’ Comic-Con Poster

    Posted Monday, July 18th, 2016 08:00 pm GMT -4

    For the past few years, Marvel Television and Netflix have primarily made an impact at New York Comic Con. However, it looks like the Defenders are heading to San Diego Comic-Con as ‘Luke Cage’ is set to have a major presence in Southern California this year. So what does the House of Ideas do to […]

  • Paramount Pictures Announces Fourth ‘Star Trek’ Film Featuring A Surprising Return

    Posted Monday, July 18th, 2016 06:00 pm GMT -4

    With ‘Star Trek Beyond’ kicking off its theatrical run with a special premiere at San Diego Comic-Con this week, fans are very excited to board the U.S.S. Enterprise for another adventure with Captain James Tiberius Kirk and the rest of the crew. However, Paramount Pictures is already looking ahead to the fourth adventure in the […]

  • Movie Review Rebuttal: ‘Ghostbusters’ (2016)

    Posted Sunday, July 17th, 2016 12:00 pm GMT -4

    Now that it has finally hit theaters, people can properly assess Paul Feig’s remake of ‘Ghostbusters’ as opposed to judging it by the casting choices or a terribly cut trailer. Fans from all over have begun to weigh in on the new take on the classic paranormal action comedy and it seems that though there […]

  • ‘Annihilation’ Set Pics Offer First Glimpse At Alex Garland’s Next Film

    Posted Saturday, July 16th, 2016 01:30 pm GMT -4

    With ‘Ex Machina’ being one of the best films of 2015, many are anxious to see what filmmaker Alex Garland would do next. The answer is an adaptation of Jeff VanderMeer’s novel ‘Annihilation’ for Paramount Pictures featuring an all-star cast of awesome ladies including Natalie Portman, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Gina Rodriguez, and Tessa Thompson. But […]

  • Star Wars Celebration ‘Rogue One’ Costume Display Reveals New Character Details

    Posted Friday, July 15th, 2016 04:00 pm GMT -4

    Before the fans at Star Wars Celebration in London (or those streaming the panel around the world) laid eyes on the new poster and behind the scenes reel for ‘Rogue One: A Star Wars Story’, they had the opportunity to check out some costumes from the film on the convention floor. But the display for […]

  • Marvel NOW! 2.0 Lineup & Promo Art Leaks

    Posted Tuesday, July 12th, 2016 09:00 pm GMT -4

    Back in October 2012, Marvel Comics launched the Marvel NOW! initiative. That relaunch saw the debut of several new and exciting ongoing titles, the introduction of new characters and teams, and the new status quo following the conclusion of the ‘Avengers vs. X-Men’ storyline. In October 2016, the House of Ideas will shake things up […]

  • Disneyland Unveils New Star Wars Land Concept Art

    Posted Tuesday, July 12th, 2016 05:00 pm GMT -4

    Earlier this year, construction began on the massive 14-acre ‘Star Wars’ expansion at Disneyland. The addition of a galaxy far, far away to the Happiest Place On Earth saw the closure of Big Thunder Ranch in Frontierland and the temporary closure of classic attractions such as the Disneyland Railroad, ‘Fantasmic!’, Tom Sawyer Island, and any […]

  • Simon Kinberg Gives Updates On X-Men Spinoffs ‘Gambit’ And ‘New Mutants’

    Posted Tuesday, July 12th, 2016 09:00 am GMT -4

    Now that ‘X-Men: Apocalypse’ has been released, 20th Century Fox has shifted the focus of their Marvel mutant movies to the upcoming spinoffs scheduled over the course of the next few years. Hugh Jackman’s final round as Wolverine is currently shooting, while it’s only a matter of time before we hear about a ‘Deadpool’ sequel […]

  • Marvel Comics Taps ‘Dexter’s Lab’ & ‘Samurai Jack’ Creator For New Luke Cage Series

    Posted Monday, July 11th, 2016 04:00 pm GMT -4

    Luke Cage is having one hell of a year. Back in February, he reunited with his old friend Danny Rand in the pages of Marvel Comics for the excellent series ‘Power Man and Iron Fist’ from David Walker and Sanford Greene. Then Mike Colter will return to the Marvel Cinematic Universe to reprise his role […]

  • Rick Famuyiwa’s ‘The Flash’ Eyes Leading Ladies

    Posted Monday, July 11th, 2016 11:07 am GMT -4

    If ‘Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice’ was the starting line, ‘The Flash’ starring Ezra Miller has been jumping hurdles ever since the race began. First, the actor’s portrayal of the Scarlet Speedster was criticized by many fans. Then, the Fastest Man Alive’s solo feature lost director Seth Grahame-Smith, who also wrote the script based […]

  • Will Scarlett Johansson Actually Be Japanese In ‘Ghost In The Shell’ Or Not?

    Posted Friday, July 8th, 2016 09:00 pm GMT -4

    There is no escaping controversy when it comes to ‘Ghost in the Shell‘. When the production does something that they think is awesome like casting a talented actress with huge box office draw like Scarlett Johansson, word gets out about the crazy CGI tests conducted to make background actors look more Asian. And now after […]

  • When Will ‘Mad Max: Fury Road’ Live Again With The Black & White Cut?

    Posted Friday, July 8th, 2016 10:00 am GMT -4

    Without a shadow of a doubt, ‘Mad Max: Fury Road’ was one of the best films of 2015. In fact, it may have been one of the best summer blockbusters in a long time. But did you know that director George Miller originally had other plans for it? The filmmaker has previously shared that there […]

  • Which Season 3 Episode Of ‘The Flash’ Will Kevin Smith Direct?

    Posted Thursday, July 7th, 2016 07:23 pm GMT -4

    Fanboy filmmaker Kevin Smith proved that he could hang in The CW’s corner of the DC Universe when he directed the season three episode of ‘The Flash’ titled ‘The Runaway Dinosaur’. In fact, he did such a good job that the powers that be decided to bring him back for another lap with the Scarlet […]

  • Spider-Man, Ms. Marvel, & Nova Lead Marvel Comics’ All-New, All-Different ‘Champions’

    Posted Thursday, July 7th, 2016 11:00 am GMT -4

    It has been said time and time again that children are our future. But in this day and age where start-up culture and youth movements are reshaping the way we think about business, technology, activism, and entertainment through the internet and social media, these “children” are actually our present too and they’re not waiting until […]