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

  • Ryan Reynolds Officially Signs On As ‘Deadpool’

    Posted Thursday, December 4th, 2014 07:40 pm GMT -5

    After the awesome test footage leaked this summer, 20th Century Fox officially announced in September that ‘Deadpool’ from director Tim Miller and writers Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick would finally be hitting theaters in 2016. However, there was no guarantee that Ryan Reynolds would return to reprise his role as Wade Wilson from the horrendous […]

  • New ‘Frozen’ Short Will Play Before ‘Cinderella’ In 2015

    Posted Thursday, December 4th, 2014 05:00 pm GMT -5

    Unless you’ve been living in an ice castle in the mountains away from civilization, then you know that the biggest thing to emerge from Walt Disney Animation Studios in recent history is ‘Frozen.’ The Oscar-winning film starring Idina Menzel, Kristen Bell, Jonathan Groff, and Josh Gad has become a phenomenon since it’s debut in 2013 […]

  • Evangeline Lily Says Edgar Wright’s ‘Ant-Man’ Wouldn’t Fit In The MCU

    Posted Thursday, December 4th, 2014 04:13 pm GMT -5

    It has been almost seven months since Edgar Wright left ‘Ant-Man’ over creative differences. Though Peyton Reed has since stepped in to fill the director’s chair vacancy and production is well under way, everyone was extremely disappointed to hear that the fan favorite filmmaker behind ‘Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World’ and the Cornetto Trilogy wouldn’t […]

  • Kraven The Hunter Vs. Squirrels: First Look At ‘The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl’ #1

    Posted Thursday, December 4th, 2014 10:00 am GMT -5

    Marvel has been doing a great job of bringing True Believers a variety of different comics featuring diverse and unexpected characters that reinvent the way the audience looks at superheroes. From Matt Fraction’s ‘Hawkeye’ to G. Willow Wilson’s ‘Ms. Marvel’ to Kieron Gillen’s ‘Young Avengers’ and even the recently announced ‘Howard the Duck’ series from […]

  • Does Andy Serkis Play Multiple Roles In ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’?

    Posted Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014 07:00 pm GMT -5

    Since the first teaser trailer for J.J. Abrams’ highly anticipated adventure into a galaxy far, far away titled ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ was released last week, fans have been endlessly dissecting every moment of the 88-second video. In our own analysis, we brought up the question of whether ‘Star Trek Into Darkness’ and ‘The […]

  • Bill & Ted Make A Most Triumphant Return (To Comics) Thanks To BOOM! Studios

    Posted Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014 01:00 pm GMT -5

    Wyld Stallyns will party on again! Unfortunately, it won’t be on the big screen just yet. While Alex Winter and Keanu Reeves are working with the original creators of the film series to iron out the details for ‘Bill & Ted 3,’ BOOM! Studios will release a brand new comic book adventure featuring the two most […]

  • Big Names Top Shortlist For Amanda Waller In ‘Suicide Squad’

    Posted Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014 10:00 am GMT -5

    Yesterday, DC Entertainment and Warner Bros. made major waves when they officially announced the line up for their upcoming supervillain team up from writer/director David Ayer titled ‘Suicide Squad.‘ So far, the cast includes Will Smith as Deadshot, Jai Courtney as Captain Boomerang, Cara Delevingne as the Enchantress, Tom Hardy as Rick Flagg, Margot Robbie as […]

  • ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Director Says Easter Eggs Remain Undiscovered

    Posted Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014 05:00 pm GMT -5

    Ever since we were introduced to the legendary outlaw Star-Lord and his ragtag group of “losers” in ‘Guardians of the Galaxy‘ this summer, True Believers around the world have been analyzing every scene of the Phase Two film with the utmost scrutiny. Cool cameos from Cosmo the Russian space dog and Howard the Duck to Easter […]

  • Marvel Comics Announces More Robot Rampages In ‘Ultron Forever’ Specials

    Posted Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014 01:44 pm GMT -5

    Before True Believers head to theaters to catch ‘The Avengers: Age of Ultron’ in May 2015, they can venture into their local comic book shops to witness the magnitude of destruction that the robotic villain can unleash upon the Marvel Universe. In April, Rick Remender, Jerome Opena, and Dean White will present a new original […]

  • Feel The Force!: ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Trailer Analysis

    Posted Friday, November 28th, 2014 09:00 pm GMT -5

    When we all began to stir this morning after a legendary food coma thanks to our Thanksgiving dinners or once we returned from a hectic morning of Black Friday shopping, there was a disturbance in the Force as the first teaser trailer for J.J. Abrams’ ‘Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens’ (or ‘Star […]

  • Navigate Your Way Through ‘Secret Wars’ With A Full Map Of Battleworld

    Posted Wednesday, November 26th, 2014 07:00 pm GMT -5

    Marvel Comics shocked True Believers everywhere when they announced an all-new ‘Secret Wars‘ at this year’s New York Comic Con. In the weeks following, a series of teasers featuring some of the company’s biggest events were released with the tagline “Summer 2015.” We got throwbacks to ‘Civil War,’ ‘House of M,’ ‘Planet Hulk,’ ‘Armor Wars,’ the 90s X-Men animated series, […]

  • First Trailer For Joe Wright’s Neverland Origin Tale ‘Pan’

    Posted Wednesday, November 26th, 2014 04:00 pm GMT -5

    This time last year, Warner Bros. announced that they had tapped ‘Hanna’ and ‘Anna Karinina’ director Joe Wright to helm an all-new origin story for Peter Pan from ‘Ice Age: Continental Drift’ writer Jason Fuchs called ‘Pan.’ A darker, more ‘Maleficent’-esque take on the classic J.M. Barrie tale, the film shows us how Peter got to […]

  • Ridley Scott Won’t Be Directing ‘Blade Runner’ Sequel

    Posted Wednesday, November 26th, 2014 10:29 am GMT -5

    Back in 2011, Ridley Scott announced that he would be teaming with Alcon Entertainment to direct and produced a sequel to his quintessential 1982 sci-fi classic ‘Blade Runner.’ Despite the many projects that filled his schedule such as ‘Prometheus,’ ‘The Counselor,’, and ‘The Martian,’ the veteran filmmaker maintained that he would still continue to develop the highly anticipated […]

  • Andy Serkis On Motion Capture Work For ‘The Avengers: Age of Ultron’

    Posted Wednesday, November 26th, 2014 09:00 am GMT -5

    When it comes to motion capture work, very few people have contributed to the medium more than Andy Serkis. First coming to prominence with his constantly amazing work in franchises such as ‘The Lord of the Rings’ and ‘Planet of the Apes’, he’s not stopping any time soon as he’s currently contributing work to ‘Star […]

  • CM Punk Bids Farewell To ‘Superior Foes Of Spider-Man’

    Posted Tuesday, November 25th, 2014 09:00 pm GMT -5

    Since its debut last year as part of ‘Superior Spider-Month,’ Nick Spencer and Steve Lieber’s ‘Superior Foes of Spider-Man’ has been one of my favorite Marvel comics on my pull list, even though the web-slinger wasn’t even in it. Unfortunately, though many feel the same way that I do, the book wasn’t exactly a best […]