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

  • ‘Lego Movie’ Directors Helming ‘Star Wars Anthology’ Film Starring Han Solo

    Posted Tuesday, July 7th, 2015 06:04 pm GMT -4

    Ever since Josh Trank departed the second ‘Star Wars Anthology’ film back in May, there has been a whirlwind of news and rumors emerging regarding the upcoming spinoff. From the circumstances surrounding his departure to the subject of the film, we’ve heard a ton of unconfirmed and at times conflicting reports about this movie in […]

  • ‘Selma’ Director Ava DuVernay Turns Down ‘Black Panther’

    Posted Monday, July 6th, 2015 08:00 pm GMT -4

    Earlier this summer, reports surfaced stating that ‘Selma’ director Ava DuVernay was approached to direct ‘Black Panther’ or ‘Captain Marvel’ for Marvel Studios. And True Believers and film lovers alike rejoiced since the Oscar-nominated filmmaker would bring her fresh vision and unique voice to the Marvel Cinematic Universe. But it seems that the excitement was […]

  • Matt & Foggy Are At It Again In First ‘Daredevil’ Season 2 Set Pictures

    Posted Monday, July 6th, 2015 07:00 pm GMT -4

    As Marvel Studios and Netflix prepare for the release of ‘Jessica Jones’ later this year, they’re not wasting any time on the series following it, which happens to be the another installment of ‘Daredevil.’ Roughly three months after the first season premiered on the popular streaming service, the second season of the Man Without Fear’s acclaimed […]

  • Scott Lang Steals The Show (& Then Some) In New ‘Ant-Man’ Clip

    Posted Monday, July 6th, 2015 06:00 pm GMT -4

    We’re only about a week away until True Believers venture back into the Marvel Cinematic Universe thanks to Peyton Reed’s ‘Ant-Man’. In the Phase Two finale, we’ll be introduced to Dr. Hank Pym and his new protégé Scott Lang as they set out to prove that size doesn’t matter because heroes come in all sizes. […]

  • Will Marvel Remove Mystical Elements From ‘Iron Fist’ Netflix Series?

    Posted Monday, July 6th, 2015 12:00 pm GMT -4

    Business is booming in the Netflix corner of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. After the success of the first season of ‘Daredevil,’ production began on ‘Jessica Jones,’ ‘Luke Cage’ entered the writing stage, and a second season of the Man Without Fear’s series featuring Jon Bernthal as the Punisher has been announced. However, no one is really talking […]

  • ‘Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice’ Started As A Kryptonite-Laced Easter Egg

    Posted Sunday, July 5th, 2015 01:00 pm GMT -4

    It’s always fun to hear how some of your favorite movies came to be. Kevin Smith used his experience at a convenience store to make ‘Clerks,’ Cameron Crowe modeled ‘Almost Famous’ after his stint as a teenage reporter for ‘Rolling Stone,’ and apparently Zack Snyder first conceived the showdown between the Man of Steel and […]

  • Wade Wilson Catches A Cab With A Friend In New ‘Deadpool’ Pictures

    Posted Friday, July 3rd, 2015 08:00 pm GMT -4

    Ryan Reynolds playing Deadpool in his own movie is enough to get any True Believer to the theater. However, it wouldn’t be much of a movie if the Merc With A Mouth goofed off in front of a camera for 90 minutes. Sure, it would probably be hilarious, but it still wouldn’t be much of […]

  • Will J.K. Simmons Appear In Future ‘Terminator’ Movies?

    Posted Friday, July 3rd, 2015 01:00 pm GMT -4

    Judging by the other reviews out there, I liked ‘Terminator Genisys’ a lot more than most. However, there were definitely a few things that could have been improved upon. For instance, a few outstanding cast members weren’t as prominently featured as I would have liked. Matt Smith is definitely among them, although it’s understandable why […]

  • ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ SDCC Exclusive Reveals Stormtrooper Details

    Posted Friday, July 3rd, 2015 10:30 am GMT -4

    Around this time of year, fans start to learn what exclusives will be available at San Diego Comic-Con. We’ve done our best to spotlight some of the coolest things available exclusively at the Mecca of pop culture this year in our Toy News Tuesday column, but the offering from Hasbro and ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ is […]

  • Has Stephen Amell’s WWE Summerslam Match Been Scrapped?

    Posted Thursday, July 2nd, 2015 09:00 pm GMT -4

    After expressing his great love for World Wrestling Entertainment through social media over the years, ‘Arrow’ star Stephen Amell finally appeared on Monday Night Raw back in May when he came face to face with the bizarre Stardust at the Nassau Coliseum before the famed arena closed its doors. When the former Intercontinental and Tag […]

  • Movie Review: ‘Terminator Genisys’

    Posted Thursday, July 2nd, 2015 07:00 pm GMT -4

    If there were one phrase that I would use to describe my attitude towards movies this summer, it would be “cautiously optimistic.” After all, some of the biggest films to hit theaters this season include a number of sequel/reboots of long-running franchises that haven’t exactly given their fans a ton of reasons to be confident. […]

  • Marvel Comics Officially Releases First Wave Of All-New All-Different Titles

    Posted Thursday, July 2nd, 2015 05:00 pm GMT -4

    Over the last few weeks, Marvel Comics has been unveiling a number of titles that will be released this fall under the All-New All-Different Marvel banner. After revealing ‘Invincible Iron Man’ from writer Brian Michael Bendis and artist David Lopez, other books started to slowly roll out like ‘Spider-Man’ starring Miles Morales, ‘Amazing Spider-Man’ starring […]

  • James D’Arcy & Enver Gjokaj Returning For ‘Agent Carter’ Season 2

    Posted Thursday, July 2nd, 2015 09:00 am GMT -4

    Peggy Carter is moving out west for the second season of ‘Agent Carter,’ but series star Hayley Atwell won’t be the only one making the trip from New York City to Los Angeles. A few familiar faces will be joining everyone’s favorite SSR agent on the west coast. According to Entertainment Weekly, James D’Arcy and […]

  • Will Evangeline Lilly Play A Role In The MCU After ‘Ant-Man’?

    Posted Wednesday, July 1st, 2015 08:00 pm GMT -4

    When ‘Lost’ and ‘The Hobbit’ star Evangeline Lilly was cast in ‘Ant-Man’, many True Believers speculated whether she would be Janet Van Dyne AKA the hero known as the Wasp after the character failed to appear alongside Hank Pym in ‘The Avengers’ as they did in the comics. However, the actress ended up playing Hope […]

  • ‘X-Men: Apocalypse’ Heads To San Diego Comic-Con

    Posted Wednesday, July 1st, 2015 07:00 pm GMT -4

    Unfortunately, Marvel Studios has opted to skip San Diego Comic-Con this year. They usually bring their big guns from the big screen to Hall H for some mind-blowing revelations, but the House of Ideas will only be represented by their TV shows such as ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ and ‘Agent Carter’ in the hallowed halls of […]