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

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

    Posted Friday, January 20th, 2017 06:43 pm GMT -5

    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 -5

    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 -5

    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 -5

    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 -5

    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’ […]

  • ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ Has No Plans For Robbie Reyes’ Ghost Rider Predecessor

    Posted Wednesday, January 18th, 2017 06:30 pm GMT -5

    While True Believers welcomed Robbie Reyes as the Ghost Rider of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ managed to hint at the former Spirit of Vengeance host this season. Due to his appearance in ‘The Good Samaritan’ and some interesting things in the background of ‘Lockup’, many assumed that the previous flame-headed hero was […]

  • ‘Deadpool 2’ Will Lay Groundwork For ‘X-Force’ & Beyond

    Posted Tuesday, January 17th, 2017 06:41 pm GMT -5

    Following the success of the highly-anticipated and long-awaited film, it would seem that 20th Century Fox is firmly in the ‘Deadpool’ business now. Defying expectations by earning critical acclaim and over $700 million would certainly do that for a franchise. But the next installment of the Mer with a Mouth’s adventures aren’t only going to […]

  • Marvel TV Head Blames ABC For ‘Agent Carter’ Cancellation

    Posted Tuesday, January 17th, 2017 03:00 pm GMT -5

    Back in May, True Believers were disappointed to discover that the acclaimed World War II-era period superhero drama ‘Agent Carter’ would not be renewed for a third season. Things started to look even more bleak as it became clear that Netflix wouldn’t pick up the show and the cast had started to move on to […]

  • WWE & ‘The Jetsons’ Tag Team For Animated Movie ‘Robo-Wrestlemania’

    Posted Saturday, January 14th, 2017 07:00 pm GMT -5

    Robots, time travel, and old school sci-fi cartoons are a few things that we discuss quite often on this site. However, conversations on those topics very rarely involve professional wrestling. But now it looks like all four of those elements will be mixing together in an all-new animated feature titled ‘The Jetsons & WWE: Robo-Wrestlemania’. […]

  • New Details Emerge For Rupert Wyatt’s ‘Captive State’

    Posted Saturday, January 14th, 2017 03:00 pm GMT -5

    Following a solid showing behind the camera with ‘Rise of the Planet of the Apes’ in 2011, filmmaker Rupert Wyatt hasn’t done much. He took his talents to the small screen to direct episodes of ‘TURN: Washington’s Spies’ and ‘The Exorcist’. Then somewhere in between, he took on the forgettable Mark Wahlberg crime drama ‘The […]

  • Brian Michael Bendis Brings The MCU Defenders Together For Marvel Comics

    Posted Saturday, January 14th, 2017 01:00 pm GMT -5

    Marvel Television and Netflix recently unveiled a ton of new images and details for their upcoming superhero team-up series ‘The Defenders’. But that won’t be the only place you can catch the highly anticipated team of Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage, and Iron Fist later this year as the House of Ideas are set to […]

  • Will Smith Targets Tim Burton’s Live-Action ‘Dumbo’

    Posted Saturday, January 14th, 2017 09:00 am GMT -5

    Despite being generally liked by the masses, Will Smith hasn’t had much success on the big screen over the past few years. Following his memorable cameo in ‘Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues’ in 2013, things went fairly downhill with ‘Concussion’, ‘Winter’s Tale’, and ‘Collateral Beauty’. Sure, he was probably the best thing in ‘Suicide Squad’, […]

  • First Look At Elizabeth Debicki’s Ayesha From ‘Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2’

    Posted Friday, January 13th, 2017 12:00 pm GMT -5

    Since the first trailer dropped, True Believers have been getting a ton of new promotional material from ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2’ as of late. Stills, TV spots, and merchandise are being released left and right. But today, the latest tie-in gives us our first look at a previously unseen character from James Gunn’s […]

  • Character Breakdown Reveals The ‘Inhumans’ Series Regulars

    Posted Thursday, January 12th, 2017 03:51 pm GMT -5

    Though it’s future was uncertain following the quiet removal of their movie from the Phase Three roster, ‘Inhumans’ will be making a huge impact on the Marvel Cinematic Universe when their upcoming ABC show becomes the first live-action television series to premiere at a theater near you in IMAX 3D. Although, when that major announcement was […]

  • Fox Close To Picking Up ‘X-Men’ Pilot From ‘Burn Notice’ Creator

    Posted Thursday, January 12th, 2017 03:02 pm GMT -5

    It is a pretty crazy time to be a Marvel fan right now. Not only is Spider-Man a part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe now, but Marvel Television is about to premiere their first X-Men show ‘Legion’ on FX in about a month. These are moves that True Believers never thought would happen due to […]