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

  • Alternate ‘Fantastic Four’ Trailer Footage Shows More Sue & Johnny Storm

    Posted Wednesday, February 25th, 2015 03:16 pm GMT -5
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    The first teaser trailer for Josh Trank’s ‘Fantastic Four’ finally debuted in January. After a long period of radio silence since the cast was made official, fans were able to get their first glimpse at the new versions of Mr. Fantastic, the Invisible Woman, the Human Torch, and the blue-eyed ever-lovin Thing. But apparently a […]

  • Marvel Heroes Assemble For Official ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ Poster

    Posted Tuesday, February 24th, 2015 07:00 pm GMT -5
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    Since the first trailer dropped backed in October, True Believers have been getting excited for ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’. Since then, we’ve seen a good amount of promotional material featuring Earth’s Mightiest Heroes including a second trailer, but now we finally have the first official poster for the upcoming Phase Two film from Joss Whedon. […]

  • Benedict Cumberbatch Addresses His ‘Doctor Strange’ Accent… Kinda

    Posted Tuesday, February 24th, 2015 01:15 pm GMT -5
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    Back in December, Benedict Cumberbatch was officially announced as the titular character of Scott Derrickson’s upcoming Marvel Studios film ‘Doctor Strange’. Shortly after that, the ‘Sherlock’ star made his first comments about landing the role of the Sorcerer Supreme in his own Phase Three movie. Of course, he didn’t have much to say then since […]

  • Prepare For ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ Season 2B With A New TV Spot, Featurette, & Pics

    Posted Tuesday, February 24th, 2015 09:00 am GMT -5
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    For the past few weeks, True Believers have been enjoying ‘Agent Carter’ as their weekly look into the Marvel Cinematic Universe. However, the first season wraps up this week and we return to the modern day MCU next Tuesday to catch up with Agent Coulson and his team in ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’. After the events […]

  • Marvel & Sony’s New Spider-Man May Not Be Peter Parker (Or Donald Glover)

    Posted Monday, February 23rd, 2015 06:00 pm GMT -5
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    About two weeks ago, Marvel Studios and Sony Pictures Entertainment dropped a huge bomb on the comic book movie world by announcing that Spider-Man would join the Marvel Cinematic Universe in Phase Three. Though only a few details were revealed at the time, True Believers learned that we’ll be seeing a new web-slinger in theaters […]

  • Former TNA Impact Stars Appearing On AMC’s ‘Comic Book Men’

    Posted Saturday, February 21st, 2015 06:00 pm GMT -5
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    Professional wrestling has always had a connection to the world of comic books. After all, men and women wearing spandex and engaging in the eternal battle between good and evil sounds like something straight out of the Marvel Universe. But these days, it seems like wrestlers are getting more and more involved in actual comics […]

  • Titan Comics Announces ‘Doctor Who’ Comic Crossover With Three Doctors

    Posted Saturday, February 21st, 2015 12:00 pm GMT -5
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    A little over a year ago, Titan Comics announced that they would be teaming up with BBC Worldwide to produce brand new comics based on the Tenth, Eleventh, and Twelfth Doctors from the acclaimed British sci-fi staple, ‘Doctor Who.’ Since then, all three series have delivered some really great stories, but now they’ll all intersect […]

  • Is Robbie Amell’s Firestorm Heading to ‘Arrow’?

    Posted Friday, February 20th, 2015 07:00 pm GMT -5
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    After spending some time trying to protect the newest hot commodity of Central City, this week’s episode of ‘The Flash’ ended with Ronnie Raymond and Dr. Martin Stein becoming Firestorm and epically flying off to find someone to help control their powers. The intended destination is Pittsburgh, but is it possible that the flaming fighter […]

  • Jay Hernandez Joins David Ayers’ ‘Suicide Squad’

    Posted Friday, February 20th, 2015 05:00 pm GMT -5
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    After officially announcing the roster back in December, ‘Suicide Squad’ looked like it would be no joke. Director David Ayers had assembled a venerable collection of Hollywood superstars for Warner Bros. and DC Comics’ supervillain team up film including Will Smith, Jai Courtney, Cara Delevingne, Tom Hardy, Margot Robbie, and Jared Leto. Although Hardy has […]

  • Everyone Loses Their Mind In Latest ‘Mad Max: Fury Road’ Trailer

    Posted Friday, February 20th, 2015 02:16 pm GMT -5
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    Since the first trailer debuted at last year’s San Diego Comic Con, ‘Mad Max: Fury Road’ has been making the post-apocalyptic world look cool. Thanks to various images and magazine covers, we can see that George Miller’s return to the world of the Road Warrior looks rugged, gritty, and gorgeous all at the same time. […]

  • Will We See A ‘Big Hero 6’ Sequel Any Time Soon?

    Posted Friday, February 20th, 2015 12:29 pm GMT -5
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    ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ wasn’t the only obscure Marvel Comics superhero team to unexpectedly win over the movie-going public last year. Walt Disney Animation surprised the world with ‘Big Hero 6,’ which has raked in over $500 million in the box office and became the company’s third highest grossing animated movie ever behind ‘Frozen’ and ‘The Lion […]

  • Mark Ruffalo Discusses Hulk’s Struggle In ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’

    Posted Friday, February 20th, 2015 09:00 am GMT -5
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    Based on what we’ve seen from ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ so far, it seems like Earth’s Mightiest Heroes may find themselves at odds with the incredible Hulk. I mean, that Hulkbuster armor is everywhere for a reason, right? The latest actor to step into the role weighs in on the internal battle going on inside […]

  • TV Review: ‘Agent Carter: Snafu’

    Posted Thursday, February 19th, 2015 07:30 pm GMT -5
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    The days are numbered for the first season of ‘Agent Carter’. With ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ returning on March 1st, there’s only one episode left for Peggy Carter, Edwin Jarvis, Howard Stark, and the S.S.R. to take down Dottie Underwood, Dr. Ivchenko, and Leviathan. But before we get to the season finale, business certainly picks up […]

  • Disney XD’s Animated ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Series Announces Its First Cast Members

    Posted Wednesday, February 18th, 2015 08:00 pm GMT -5
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    After James Gunn’s surprise hit last summer, there was some speculation that ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ would be receiving the animated treatment. At New York Comic Con, it was confirmed that Star-Lord, Gamora, Drax, Rocket, and Groot would be heading to Disney XD to star in their very own show and now it looks like […]

  • Watch Tensions Get High In ‘Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1’ Deleted Scenes

    Posted Tuesday, February 17th, 2015 09:00 pm GMT -5
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    Earlier this month, there was some talk from Lionsgate CEO Jon Feltheimer that indicated that ‘The Hunger Games’ could live on after the fourth and final film of the series is released later this year. However, before we go into prequels, sequels, or even the grand finale of Katniss Everdeen’s story, ‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay […]