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

  • Toby Kebbell Teases Doombots In ‘Fantastic Four’

    Posted Friday, August 7th, 2015 10:00 am GMT -4

    There are a lot of things wrong with Josh Trank’s ‘Fantastic Four.’ I could go on and on about the pacing or the writing, but one thing that they did get right in the reboot was the names. It was the least they could do right? But that wasn’t always the case with this version of […]

  • Which Marvel Character Was Too Expensive For ‘Deadpool’?

    Posted Thursday, August 6th, 2015 08:00 pm GMT -4

    In the movie business these days, it can be pretty expensive to get the people you want on a project. To have Adam Sandler in your film, it’ll cost about $37 million. The Rock comes with a $46 million price tag. And Robert Downey Jr. tops the list of highest paid actors once again for […]

  • The ARES-3 Crew Gets Evaluated In New Clip From ‘The Martian’

    Posted Thursday, August 6th, 2015 09:01 am GMT -4

    Matt Damon is getting ready to head back to space this fall in ‘The Martian.’ He and his star-studded crew are setting course for Mars. However, ahead of their journey into the great unknown, they must be put through rigorous training to prepare for the manned mission to the Red Planet including a 10-day isolation period. […]

  • ‘Jessica Jones’ Producers Discuss The Show’s Main Characters

    Posted Thursday, August 6th, 2015 09:00 am GMT -4

    After months of keeping the production shrouded in mystery (aside from the occasional set photo here and there), we’re finally starting to get some official word from Marvel Studios’ ‘Jessica Jones.’ After the first stills were released during San Diego Comic-Con, showrunner Melissa Rosenberg finally started discussing Marvel’s second Netflix series scheduled for release later this […]

  • Starz CEO Comments On ‘Da Vinci’s Demons’ Cancellation

    Posted Wednesday, August 5th, 2015 07:00 pm GMT -4

    If you’re a fan of David S. Goyer’s historical fantasy drama ‘Da Vinci’s Demons’, then we have some good news and some bad news. Late last month, we learned that the Starz series following the early life of Leonardo da Vinci would be ending after its third season airs in October. Though that is some […]

  • Stephen Amell Guest Starring On WWE Raw To Face Stardust

    Posted Tuesday, August 4th, 2015 06:00 pm GMT -4

    Since appearing on an episode of Monday Night Raw back in May, ‘Arrow’ star Stephen Amell has been feuding with WWE Superstar Stardust on social media. The Prince of Dark Matter has even been taunting the actor onscreen with a series of promos during his matches with WWE’s resident superhero The Man that Gravity Forgot, […]

  • Olivia Munn Shows Off Her Psylocke Training For ‘X-Men: Apocalypse

    Posted Tuesday, August 4th, 2015 03:00 pm GMT -4

    From the moment she was cast in the role back in April, fans have been excited to see Olivia Munn play Psylocke in ‘X-Men: Apocalypse’. True Believers were hyped even more so after her costume was revealed in the infamous Entertainment Weekly issue where Oscar Issac’s all-powerful villain somewhat resembled Ivan Ooze from the ‘Mighty […]

  • Marvel Studios’ ‘Spider-Man’ Is Definitely Not An Origin Story

    Posted Tuesday, August 4th, 2015 01:00 pm GMT -4

    Everyone knows the story already. High school kid gets bitten by a radioactive spider and gains superpowers. He’s driven to be a hero when his uncle dies because of the actions of a crook that he could have stopped. Yadda yadda yadda. “With great power comes great responsibility.” This story has been told over and […]

  • Stephen Amell/Stardust WWE Feud Heats Up As William Shatner Chimes In

    Posted Monday, August 3rd, 2015 07:30 pm GMT -4

    As the legendary professional wrestling announcer and WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross used to say, “Business is about to pick up.” Though the rivalry appeared to be dropped at one point, WWE Superstar Stardust continues to taunt ‘Arrow’ star Stephen Amell week after week on WWE programming. As he feuds with Neville, the company’s […]

  • Prepare For Interdimensional Travel With First ‘Fantastic Four’ Clip

    Posted Saturday, August 1st, 2015 06:00 pm GMT -4

    After releasing the final trailers and a whole mess of TV spots over the course of the last few weeks, Fox has finally released the first clip from Josh Trank’s reboot of ‘Fantastic Four.’ With only about a week left until the film finally premieres, I assume that this is probably the first of many. In […]

  • Star-Lord Meets Yondu In New ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Animated Series Clip

    Posted Saturday, August 1st, 2015 12:00 pm GMT -4

    Though they don’t have much of a history together in the pages of Marvel Comics, the cinematic versions of Peter Quill and Yondu played by Chris Pratt and Michael Rooker have been through a lot. And when ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ lands on Disney XD this fall, the animated series will follow suit. However, unlike the […]

  • What Will Cyclops Be Like In ‘X-Men: Apocalypse’?

    Posted Wednesday, July 29th, 2015 09:15 pm GMT -4

    Thanks to some awesome cameos in ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past,’ True Believers were able to see some of their favorite characters from Bryan Singer’s ‘X-Men’, the beloved film from the year 2000 that basically kicked off the modern era of superhero movies, on the big screen once more. And the director will bring some of […]

  • ‘WWE 2K16’ Announces Arnold Schwarzenegger’s Terminator As Playable Character

    Posted Wednesday, July 29th, 2015 07:00 pm GMT -4

    Throughout its storied history, World Wrestling Entertainment has been involved with a number of celebrities in and out of the ring. From Mr. T and Cyndi Lauper appearing at the very first Wrestlemania to ‘Arrow’ star Stephen Amell exchanging shots with Stardust on social media, WWE is engrained in and in touch with the world of […]

  • Netflix COO Talks Iron Fist, Punisher, & Their Marvel Release Schedule

    Posted Wednesday, July 29th, 2015 02:00 pm GMT -4

    Marvel Studios has been making waves ever since ‘Iron Man’ came out. While True Believers continue to talk about their films like ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ and ‘Ant-Man’ or ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ and ‘Agent Carter’ on ABC, their recent foray into streaming exclusive content on Netflix is surely getting the biggest buzz at the moment. […]

  • Hugh Jackman Preps For Final Wolverine Appearance With New Teaser Image

    Posted Tuesday, July 28th, 2015 01:00 pm GMT -4

    About four months ago, Hugh Jackman announced his official retirement from playing Wolverine in 20th Century Fox’s X-Men film franchise. Word is that after cameos in ‘Deadpool’ and ‘X-Men: Apocalypse,’ the Australian actor will finally hang up his claws after filming the sequel to ‘The Wolverine’ and leave Logan behind him after appearing as the character […]