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

  • Marvel Television Reveals Hulu’s ‘Runaways’ Cast

    Posted Thursday, February 2nd, 2017 06:13 pm GMT -4
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    Back in August, Marvel Television announced that they would be bringing the Marvel Cinematic Universe to Hulu with a live-action adaptation of Brian K. Vaughn and Adrian Alphona’s award-winning comic series ‘Runaways’. The House of Ideas also shared that this tale of a diverse group of teens that discover that their parents are part of […]

  • James Cameron Isn’t Interested In Directing A ‘Star Wars’ Or Superhero Movie

    Posted Thursday, February 2nd, 2017 09:00 am GMT -4
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    There are a number of coveted jobs in Hollywood today, but few are as desired as helming a Marvel or ‘Star Wars’ movie. You would think that both young up and coming filmmakers and established veterans have a desire to work in these universes due to their widespread appeal, dedicated fan bases, and various personal […]

  • New ‘Legion’ Featurette Asks What’s Real And What’s Not

    Posted Wednesday, February 1st, 2017 08:00 pm GMT -4
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    We’re a week away from the premiere of ‘Legion’ on FX and True Believers still aren’t really 100% sure about what they should expect. No matter how many stills, TV spots, or trailers come out, the upcoming X-Men show from Marvel Television and 20th Century Fox is still incredibly mysterious due to the nature of […]

  • Learn Ilvermorny’s School Song In ‘Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them’ Deleted Scene

    Posted Wednesday, February 1st, 2017 02:30 pm GMT -4
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    Ahead of the release of ‘Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them’, some new information about the J.K. Rowling’s Wizarding World was revealed on Pottermore. Specifically, fans were given access to previously unreleased knowledge about magic in North America, including the details surrounding the esteemed American school of witchcraft and wizardry known as Ilvermorny. And […]

  • ‘Supergirl’/‘Flash’ Musical Crossover Songwriters Revealed

    Posted Wednesday, February 1st, 2017 12:00 pm GMT -4
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    Last week, we learned that former ‘Glee’ star and Broadway sensation Darren Criss would be stepping into the shoes of the menacing maestro known as the Music Meister for the upcoming ‘Supergirl’/‘The Flash’ musical crossover titled ‘Duet’. But now, we know who will be be bringing nefarious notes to life behind the scenes. According to […]

  • Bobbi Morse And Lance Hunter Won’t Return To ‘Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ For Now

    Posted Monday, January 30th, 2017 07:48 pm GMT -4
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    Before they were written off with a highly emotional spy’s goodbye in Season Three, Bobbi Morse (AKA Mockingbird) and Lance Hunter were two of the most popular characters on ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’. But as distraught as True Believers were that they were leaving the team, they found solace in the fact that they were getting […]

  • Naomie Harris Joins Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson In ‘Rampage’

    Posted Friday, January 27th, 2017 07:00 pm GMT -4
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    New Line Cinema has been working on a big screen adaptation of the classic 80s arcade game ‘Rampage’ for a while now. Things looked like they were picking up in 2011 when John Rickard was brought on to direct, but the project featuring three gigantic monsters demolishing cities stalled until 2015 when producer Beau Flynn […]

  • Where Does ‘Deadpool’ Fit In The X-Men Universe’s Timeline?

    Posted Friday, January 27th, 2017 01:15 pm GMT -4
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    The big thing to do in movies these days is to build a cinematic universe filled with sequels, spinoffs, and prequels. But as the franchises grow, it can be somewhat difficult to keep track of what happens when. This especially applies to the X-Men movie universe since tampering with the timeline in ‘X-Men: Days of […]

  • Andy Serkis Officially Confirmed For ‘Black Panther’

    Posted Friday, January 27th, 2017 09:00 am GMT -4
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    Ever since it was announced that ‘Black Panther’ would be a part of Marvel Studios’ Phase Three, a number of extremely talented cast members have been added to the production. From T’Challa himself Chadwick Boseman to Michael B. Jordan’s villainous Erik Killmonger to a number of amazing ladies such as Angela Bassett, Lupita Nyong’o, and […]

  • ‘Doctor Strange’ Director Wants The Fantastic Four In The MCU

    Posted Thursday, January 26th, 2017 02:00 pm GMT -4
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    There are quite a few characters that True Believers want to see in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. While previously lesser known characters like Black Panther, Jessica Jones, the Runaways, the Inhumans, and Cloak & Dagger are getting some play thanks to the House of Ideas’ various platforms, there are a few iconic characters that are […]

  • Will ‘Star Trek: Discovery’ Affect Sonequa Martin-Green’s Role On ‘The Walking Dead’?

    Posted Thursday, January 26th, 2017 10:00 am GMT -4
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    We have lost a number of beloved characters on ‘The Walking Dead’ over the years, but sometimes those losses correlated with a particular actor or actress landing another role on television. Both Jon Bernthal and David Morrissey’s character were killed off shortly after they announced exciting new gigs. Although, that isn’t always the case. ‘Straight […]

  • New Details Escape ‘Guardians Of The Galaxy – Mission: Breakout!’ At Disneyland Resort

    Posted Thursday, January 26th, 2017 09:00 am GMT -4
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    Though Hong Kong Disneyland has the distinction of having the first ride (and eventually an entire area) based on Marvel Comics characters in any Disney park, Disney California Adventure will be the first North American Disney theme park to have an attraction centered on the heroes of the House of Ideas when ‘Guardians of the […]

  • New Images From ‘Ninjak Vs. The Valiant Universe’

    Posted Wednesday, January 25th, 2017 06:44 pm GMT -4
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    We’re all familiar with the comic book characters of Marvel and DC thanks to their major blockbusters hitting theaters a few times a year or the acclaimed TV shows on various platforms. However, a whole new universe filled with superheroes is working on emerging as a major contender for the Big Two as Valiant Entertainment […]

  • Bryan Singer Directing Matt Nix’s X-Men Pilot For Fox

    Posted Wednesday, January 25th, 2017 04:02 pm GMT -4
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    An argument can be made that the face of modern superhero movies changed in the year 2000 when 20th Century Fox released ‘X-Men’ starring Hugh Jackman, Halle Berry, Patrick Stewart, Ian McKellen, and more. This was due in large part to director Bryan Singer and his vision for the iconic Marvel Comics mutants. But now, […]

  • New Featurette Takes Us Behind The Scenes Of ‘A Series Of Unfortunate Events’

    Posted Wednesday, January 25th, 2017 12:00 pm GMT -4
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    Considering that it has been streaming for nearly two weeks at this point, people have had more than enough time to check out the brand new adaptation of ‘Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events’ on Netflix (despite being told numerous times to look away). But if you somehow still have managed to let it […]