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

  • ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’ International Trailer Swings In With New Footage

    Posted Friday, December 9th, 2016 09:00 pm GMT -4

    Following the release of the first ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming‘ trailer on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’ last night, it turns out that the House of Ideas wasn’t finished showering us with web-slinging awesomeness this week. After introducing True Believers to to young Peter Parker’s world, yet another trailer dropped to show us a little more of it.  Though it […]

  • ‘Iron Fist’ Showrunner Comments On Danny Rand Being A White Savior

    Posted Friday, December 9th, 2016 03:00 pm GMT -4

    The architects of the Marvel Cinematic Universe have not been afraid to change things up when bringing beloved characters and storylines from the page to the screen. Things like race, gender, age, and backstories were successfully changed to make the MCU more reflective of the world we live in today. That’s why so many True […]

  • Natalia Cordova-Buckley’s Yo-Yo Stars In ‘Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ Spinoff Digital Series

    Posted Thursday, December 8th, 2016 02:00 pm GMT -4

    This hasn’t been a great year for ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ spinoffs. First, ‘Agent Carter’ was canceled despite being a consistently awesome fan favorite. Then, the plug was pulled on ‘Most Wanted’ featuring former agents Bobbi Morse and Lance Hunter before the pilot even aired. However, as the old saying goes, the third time is a […]

  • Would ‘Rogue One’ Director Gareth Edwards Do More ‘Star Wars’ Films?

    Posted Thursday, December 8th, 2016 10:00 am GMT -4

    When you land your dream job, it’s hard to let it go of it. But in the movie business, people have to do it all the time. Once a film is finished going through the various stages of production and is released, the crew heads off onto other gigs. Unless of course you’re lucky enough […]

  • Peter Parker Gets An Upgrade In First ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’ Teaser

    Posted Wednesday, December 7th, 2016 05:03 pm GMT -4

    Ever since he debuted in the Marvel Cinematic Universe in ‘Captain America: Civil War’, True Believers have been clamoring for more of Tom Holland’s spectacular Spider-Man. Shortly after that film hit theaters, production on Jon Watts’ ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming‘ began, although the project was shrouded in mystery. We couldn’t even get come of the names of the […]

  • Lemony Snicket Warns Fans With New ‘A Series Of Unfortunate Events’ Trailer

    Posted Tuesday, December 6th, 2016 07:00 pm GMT -4

    It’s not every day that a movie or TV show tells you not to watch it. But that seems to be the approach that Netflix is taking with the highly anticipated adaptation of ‘Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events‘. So if you’re looking for something cheerful, delightful, or all around uplifting, then you better […]

  • New ‘Rogue One’ International Trailer Focuses More On Jyn Erso Vs The Empire

    Posted Tuesday, December 6th, 2016 05:55 pm GMT -4

    With only ten days until the launch of ‘Rogue One: A Star Wars Story’, Walt Disney Pictures and Lucasfilm are ramping up promotional efforts for the film. Not only have we been getting interviews, clips, stills, and all sorts of tie-ins (like Spaceship Earth in Epcot becoming the Death Star), but now we have a brand […]

  • First ‘Transformers: The Last Knight’ Trailer Brings Us War Throughout The Ages

    Posted Tuesday, December 6th, 2016 01:37 am GMT -4

    Following the season one finale of ‘Westworld’ on Sunday night, fans were likely clamoring to see more of Academy Award winner Anthony Hopkins. After all, his portrayal of Dr. Robert Ford was one of his best roles in years. Well, be careful what you wish for because though we’ll be getting more of him, the […]

  • Marvel Comics Reveals ‘X-Men: Blue’ & ‘X-Men: Gold’ Rosters & Creative Teams

    Posted Monday, December 5th, 2016 09:00 pm GMT -4

    For some time now, True Believers have been wondering where the X-Men have been in the Marvel Universe. Aside from a few characters here and there, the mutants have largely been absent from the House of Ideas’ comic book roster. That changed recently with titles like ‘Death of X’ and ‘Inhumans vs. X-Men’, but in […]

  • Warner Bros. CEO Teases More DC-Based Films & Streaming Service

    Posted Monday, December 5th, 2016 07:00 pm GMT -4

    Even if you don’t really pay attention to the comings and goings of movie studios, you might have noticed that Warner Bros. has been going hard recently with their major franchises as of late. This year alone, we’ve seen the inevitable horror movie sequel, the rejuvenation of the ‘Harry Potter’ series thanks to ‘Fantastic Beasts […]

  • Andrew Garfield Was “Heartbroken” Following His Stint As Spider-Man

    Posted Monday, December 5th, 2016 05:00 pm GMT -4

    Thanks to an unprecedented deal between Marvel Studios and Sony Pictures, Spider-Man is finally a part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. We first met him in ‘Captain America: Civil War’ where he was wonderfully played by Tom Holland. He’ll continue to take up the mantle of the web-slinger in the upcoming ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’ (and potentially […]

  • Former WWE Superstar Cody Rhodes Seeks ‘Inhumans’ Leading Role

    Posted Saturday, December 3rd, 2016 03:00 pm GMT -4

    Marvel Television made some major waves when it was recently announced that ‘Inhumans’ would be an ABC television series that would debut in IMAX theaters rather than a traditional film. Though many things remain uncertain about details surrounding the show at the moment, one thing that is for sure is that Vin Diesel probably won’t […]

  • Marvel Comics Announces Creative Team For Miss America’s Upcoming Solo Series

    Posted Saturday, December 3rd, 2016 12:00 pm GMT -4

    Following her awesome runs in team books like ‘Young Avengers’, ‘A-Force’, and ‘Ultimates’, America Chavez is finally ready for a solo adventure. Back at New York Comic Con, we learned that the dimension-shattering powerhouse would star her own ongoing series next year. However, there were no details available regarding the creative team or the premise […]

  • ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’ Star Tom Holland May Join Doug Liman’s ‘Chaos Walking’

    Posted Friday, December 2nd, 2016 12:00 pm GMT -4

    Doug Liman may have left Channing Tatum and ‘Gambit’ back at 20th Century Fox in order to tackle the post-apocalyptic thriller ‘Chaos Walking‘ for Lionsgate, but he has certainly found himself some high-caliber heroes to star in his adaptation of the best-selling young adult novel by Patrick Ness. About three months ago, Daisy Ridley of ‘Star Wars: […]

  • Hong Kong Disneyland Announces Marvel, ‘Frozen’, & ‘Moana’ Attractions

    Posted Friday, December 2nd, 2016 11:00 am GMT -4

    Walt Disney Parks and Resorts will be expanding greatly over the next few years. Star Wars Land, Pandora: The World of Avatar, and Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission: Breakout! are only some of the new additions making their way to the House of Mouse’s trademark theme parks here in the United States. However in […]