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

  • From Apes To Bats: ‘The Batman’ Lands Matt Reeves As New Director

    Posted Monday, February 13th, 2017 09:30 am GMT -4
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    Over a week ago, Ben Affleck announced that he would be stepping away from the director’s chair of ‘The Batman’ in order to focus on starring in the new Dark Knight’s highly anticipated solo outing. A number of names circulated in regards to a replacement  including the legendary Ridley Scott and ‘Don’t Breathe’ director Fede […]

  • Marvel Studios Teases Latest ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ Additions & Details In New Featurette

    Posted Friday, February 10th, 2017 10:12 pm GMT -4
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    For some time now, True Believers have been hearing rumblings about who will be included in ‘Avengers: Infinity War’. Though it’s presumed that the majority of Earth’s Mightiest Heroes that we’ve met thus far on the big screen would be included, reports have been flying in about who is rumored to appear or not. But […]

  • Marvel’s ‘Runaways’ Finds Villains From ‘The Wire’, ‘Alias’, ‘The Wire’, ‘Buffy’, & More

    Posted Friday, February 10th, 2017 11:30 am GMT -4
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    Developmental hell wasn’t enough to keep the Runaways away from the Marvel Cinematic Universe. After a feature film starring Alex Wilder, Nico Minoru, Karolina Dean, Gert Yorkes, Chase Stein, and Molly Hayes was put on the shelf indefinitely around a decade ago, the project reemerged this past August as Hulu’s first Marvel series thanks to […]

  • TV Review: ‘Legion – Chapter 1’

    Posted Thursday, February 9th, 2017 06:14 pm GMT -4
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    “Are you real?” This is a question asked by Dan Steven’s David Haller late in the first episode of FX’s new superhero drama ‘Legion’. However, True Believers that tuned in on Wednesday night to see the series premiere of the first live-action X-Men show were likely left asking that question throughout the hour and a […]

  • Kevin Smith Probably Won’t Direct ‘The Batman’

    Posted Monday, February 6th, 2017 09:00 am GMT -4
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    Last week, Ben Affleck announced that he would no longer be directing ‘The Batman’ due to the demands required of him to also star as the iconic superhero. While he vowed to assist Warner Bros. in finding a suitable replacement to collaborate with to do the Dark Knight justice in his first solo film as […]

  • ‘Ghost In The Shell’ Super Bowl Spot Touches Down Early

    Posted Thursday, February 2nd, 2017 08:30 pm GMT -4
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    Every year, hordes of people get excited for the Super Bowl. While many are looking to see an exciting game between the New England Patriots and the Atlanta Falcons, others will be watching just to see the plethora of big budget commercials created for the millions of eyes that are sure to be tuned in […]

  • 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 […]