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

  • SDCC 2016: ‘Suicide Squad’ Makes One Last Stand In Hall H

    Posted Saturday, July 23rd, 2016 04:15 pm GMT -4

    Warner Bros. unleashed a number of new previews for their upcoming projects during their massive panel at San Diego Comic-Con this year, but it was the films of the DC Cinematic Universe that really stood out. And though the film is preparing for it’s release in just two weeks, director David Ayer and the cast […]

  • SDCC 2016: Warner Bros. Debuts First Look Image And Trailer For ‘Justice League’

    Posted Saturday, July 23rd, 2016 03:48 pm GMT -4

    Almost immediately after debuting the first look at the cast on Twitter, Warner Bros. and DC Entertainment unveiled the first footage of Zack Snyder’s ‘Justice League’. The director tweeted out the footage from his account shortly after leaving the stage at Hall H. You can check out the special reel below, followed by the official synopsis […]

  • SDCC 2016: (Video) Joss Whedon Regales Hall H With New Projects & More

    Posted Saturday, July 23rd, 2016 02:00 pm GMT -4

    Every year at San Diego Comic Con, there are certain people that you’re almost certain to see. For instance, Chris Hardwick is definitely hosting a number of things throughout the weekend. Legendary comic book artist and Marvel Chief Creative Officer Joe Quesada will break out some big surprises at his Cup O’ Joe panel. Then […]

  • SDCC 2016: Ghost Rider Confirmed For ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ Season 4

    Posted Saturday, July 23rd, 2016 09:00 am GMT -4

    Unlike the Marvel/Netflix panel the other night, the ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ presentation at San Diego Comic-Con didn’t have any new footage to show off because filming on the fourth season has just begun. However, Marvel Television Head Jeph Loeb, executive producers Jed Whedon, Maurissa Tanchareon, and Jeffrey Bell, and stars Clark Gregg, Chloe Bennett, Ming-Na […]

  • ‘Iron Fist’ Will Have More Villains Than Any Other Marvel/Netflix Show

    Posted Friday, July 22nd, 2016 05:00 pm GMT -4

    At last night’s massive Marvel/Netflix panel at San Diego Comic-Con, True Believers were treated to a number of previews for the upcoming shows on the popular streaming service set in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Among them was our first look at ‘Iron Fist’, the most mystical of all the street level Marvel heroes coming to […]

  • SDCC 2016: Marvel And Netflix Renew ‘Daredevil’ For Third Season

    Posted Friday, July 22nd, 2016 11:00 am GMT -4

    Up until this year, Marvel Television and Netflix had not teamed up for a panel at San Diego Comic-Con. Usually, that corner of the Marvel Cinematic Universe reserves their biggest revelations for New York Comic Con. However, they certainly made it up to the True Believers on the West Coast by jam-packing their Thursday night […]

  • SDCC 2016: Marvel And Netflix Release Teaser For ‘The Defenders’

    Posted Friday, July 22nd, 2016 12:39 am GMT -4

    Based on the amount of hype surrounding ‘Luke Cage’ this week, every True Believer could anticipate that we were going to get the premiere of the first trailer for Cheo Hodari Coker’s upcoming Marvel/Netflix series starring Mike Colter as the indestructible hero of Harlem at San Diego Comic-Con. What they could not have been expecting, […]

  • SDCC 2016: Marvel & Netflix Debut First ‘Luke Cage’ Trailer

    Posted Friday, July 22nd, 2016 12:06 am GMT -4

    If Netflix has taught us anything since they started to stream shows set in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, it’s that when a one of their heroes is walking down a hallway, the bad guys are in serious trouble. In the first season of ‘Daredevil’, Matt Murdock mixed his boxing prowess with his ninja skills to […]

  • SDCC 2016: ‘Doctor Strange’ Manifests On Convention Floor

    Posted Thursday, July 21st, 2016 09:27 pm GMT -4

    Day one of this year’s San Diego Comic-Con is well under way and plenty of news is already pouring out of the pop culture event of the year. And though the Marvel Studios panel isn’t until Saturday, we already have some ‘Doctor Strange’ related news for you. As anticipated, the Sorcerer Supreme is making a […]

  • ‘Rogue One’ Director Gareth Edwards Introduces New ‘Star Wars’ Creatures

    Posted Thursday, July 21st, 2016 08:00 pm GMT -4

    During Star Wars Celebration in London last week, Lucasfilm debuted an awesome behind the scenes reel for ‘Rogue One: A Star Wars Story’. Fans got a glimpse at what director Gareth Edwards has in store for Jyn Erso and her team this December, but some of the coolest bits came when we got to see […]

  • ScienceFiction.com Wants YOU To Win Tickets To See ‘Batman: The Killing Joke’

    Posted Thursday, July 21st, 2016 07:00 pm GMT -4

    After many years of waiting, we are finally getting an adaptation of Alan Moore and Brian Bolland’s seminal Batman graphic novel ‘The Killing Joke’. And just like the fans had always dreamed, ‘Batman: The Animated Series’ stars Kevin Conroy and Mark Hamill will reprise their legendary roles as Batman and the Joker respectively in the […]

  • Rowan’s Mission In Paul Feig’s ‘Ghostbusters’ Was Almost Very Different

    Posted Thursday, July 21st, 2016 11:00 am GMT -4

    **If you have not seen ‘Ghostbusters’ yet, there are MAJOR SPOILERS in this article. Do not continue unless you want to have some fairly big plot points ruined for you.** As fun and overall enjoyable as the new ‘Ghostbusters‘ is, it is not without its flaws. While the film did a great job of introducing us […]

  • Mike Colter Cleans Up Nicely For Latest ‘Luke Cage’ Image

    Posted Wednesday, July 20th, 2016 05:00 pm GMT -4

    When we first meet Luke Cage in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, it’s behind the bar at a seedy Hell’s Kitchen watering hole on ‘Jessica Jones’. He offers the titular heroine a free drink as part of a Ladies Night promotion. But when we see him next in his own Netflix series this fall, it would […]

  • ‘Powerless’ SDCC Poster Reveals New Cast Member

    Posted Wednesday, July 20th, 2016 11:00 am GMT -4

    Since it was announced last summer, we’ve slowly but surely been learning who would be featured in DC and NBC’s upcoming superhero sitcom ‘Powerless‘. In terms of comic book characters, we’ll be seeing B and C-list heroes like Jack O’ Lantern, Crimson Fox, and more. But when it comes to the non-powered individuals of this […]

  • ‘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 […]