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

  • Travel Through Time With These Two New Clips From ‘Project Almanac’

    Posted Thursday, January 29th, 2015 10:00 am GMT -5

    After making news recently for using real life footage of a devastating plane crash and going back to the editing bay to remove it at the request of the families of the victims, Dean Israelite’s feature length directorial debut ‘Project Almanac’ is all set to hit theaters this Friday. In anticipation of the release, a few […]

  • Joss Whedon “Very Doubtful” He’ll Direct ‘Avengers: Infinity War’

    Posted Wednesday, January 28th, 2015 11:00 am GMT -5

    Prior to the massive Phase Three announcement late last year that revealed that surprises like ‘Captain Marvel’, ‘Black Panther’, and ‘Inhumans’ were on the schedule for Marvel Studios in the coming years, a rumor circulated that Joss Whedon wouldn’t be returning to direct the sequel to ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’. Instead, Joe and Anthony Russo were […]

  • Uncover The Secrets Of The ‘Fantastic Four’ Teaser With Commentary & Easter Eggs

    Posted Wednesday, January 28th, 2015 09:00 am GMT -5

    A few weeks ago, I named the upcoming ‘Fantastic Four’ reboot as one of my most anticipated films of 2015 because I wanted to see if 20th Century Fox would finally give us a proper adaptation of Marvel’s first family. Yesterday, we got our first glimpse at director Josh Trank and screenwriter/producer Simon Kinberg’s vision […]

  • Fox Developing A Live Action ‘X-Men’ TV Series

    Posted Tuesday, January 27th, 2015 05:00 pm GMT -5

    Despite a sharp decline in popularity and quality after ‘X-Men: The Last Stand’ and ‘X-Men Origins: Wolverine,’ Fox’s Marvel mutant franchise has been on an upswing ever since ‘X-Men: First Class’ was released. Now, Bryan Singer is back in charge and there are big plans in store for Professor X, Magneto, Mystique, Wolverine, and the […]

  • Chris Pine Comments On Simon Pegg Writing ‘Star Trek 3’

    Posted Tuesday, January 27th, 2015 02:08 pm GMT -5

    ‘Star Trek 3’ has gone through some major changes recently. In addition to making his directorial debut with this film, Roberto Orci was set to write the ‘Star Trek Into Darkness’ sequel with J.D. Payne and Patrick McKay as well. However, script issues lead to his departure from the project in all capacities other than […]

  • Daniel Bruhl Playing Baron Zemo In ‘Captain America: Civil War’

    Posted Tuesday, January 27th, 2015 11:00 am GMT -5

    About two months ago, it was announced that ‘Inglorious Basterds’, ‘Rush’, and ‘The Fifth Estate’ star Daniel Bruhl would be joining Frank Grillo’s Crossbones (and Robert Downey Jr.’s Tony Stark, depending on who you talk to) as one of the villains in ‘Captain America: Civil War.’ At the time though, the character that actor would be […]

  • Will Boba Fett & Han Solo Appear In The Same ‘Star Wars’ Spinoff?

    Posted Monday, January 26th, 2015 07:22 pm GMT -5

    Rumors have been circulating about standalone ‘Star Wars’ spinoffs since 2012, but we finally started hearing some official details about them last year. We know for sure that Josh Trank of ‘Chronicle’ and the upcoming ‘Fantastic Four’ reboot will helm one, but it’s sounding like the first one will be under the direction of ‘Godzilla’ […]

  • First Look At ‘Silk’ #1

    Posted Monday, January 26th, 2015 01:00 pm GMT -5

    After being introduced in ‘Amazing Spider-Man’ and playing a major role in ‘Spider-Verse,’ the latest Spider Totem of the Marvel Universe, Cindy Moon, will branch out into her very own ongoing series titled ‘Silk.’ First announced at last year’s New York Comic Con, the new title from ‘Supernatural’ writer Robbie Thompson and rising star artist Stacey Lee […]

  • Which Obscure Marvel Character Could Appear In ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’?

    Posted Monday, January 26th, 2015 10:00 am GMT -5

    Since ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ was announced, we learned that the cast of Joss Whedon’s upcoming sequel will be packed with new faces. Not only will we see Earth’s Mightiest Heroes terrorized by the titular villain, but they’ll also have to deal with Baron Von Strucker, the Scarlet Witch, Quicksilver, and the Vision. Then earlier this […]

  • Michael Bay Apologizes To Military Families For Offensive Footage In ‘Project Almanac’

    Posted Sunday, January 25th, 2015 07:00 pm GMT -5

    The first film from my most anticipated of 2015 list hits theaters when ‘Project Almanac’ will be released on Friday. However, the found footage time travel film from Dean Israelite is heading back to the editing room for a few tweaks before it debuts because of some offensive footage that can be seen in the […]

  • Marvel Comics Icons Comment On ‘Secret Wars’

    Posted Sunday, January 25th, 2015 09:00 am GMT -5

    Earlier this week, Marvel Comics announced that they would be combining the Ultimate Universe with the 616 Universe in ‘Secret Wars’ to create an all-new Marvel Universe. The reactions from True Believers around the world have fallen all over the spectrum, but fans aren’t the only ones who are weighing in. A number of the architects […]

  • Will We See The Grey Hulk In ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’?

    Posted Saturday, January 24th, 2015 03:00 pm GMT -5

    It’s no secret that one of the best parts of ‘The Avengers’ was the Hulk. True Believers gravitated towards Mark Ruffalo’s version of the green goliath and he quickly became a fan favorite. And though we haven’t seen him smash since 2012, he’s primed to make a comeback in a big way when ‘Avengers: Age […]

  • Has Andy Serkis’ ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ Role Been Confirmed?

    Posted Friday, January 23rd, 2015 08:14 pm GMT -5

    Ever since the first trailer for ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ dropped, fans have been wondering who Andy Serkis would be playing in Joss Whedon’s highly-anticipated follow up to his 2012 smash hit. We knew for sure that the motion capture master would have a hand in creating the Hulk and Ultron behind the scenes, but […]

  • WWE’s Triple H Voices The Hulk In ‘The Marvel Experience’

    Posted Friday, January 23rd, 2015 04:00 pm GMT -5

    Though they always say that you should never cross the boss, this is especially true in World Wrestling Entertainment when the COO is a 13-time World Heavyweight Champion. But when Triple H isn’t busy with the day-to-day operations of the WWE, appearing onscreen as The Authority with his wife (and fellow company executive) Stephanie McMahon, […]

  • Edward James Olmos Shares Cryptic Details About His ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ Role

    Posted Friday, January 23rd, 2015 09:00 am GMT -5

    As True Believers enjoy ABC’s ‘Agent Carter’ on Tuesday nights, they are probably still not over the loss of a beloved character during the winter finale of ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D..’ Though it won’t make up for it by a long shot, we have learned that a few more cast members are heading to the first TV […]