Director Drew Daywalt saw this reel and tweeted “@billoberstjr’s horror reel gives new meaning to the phrase let’s do lunch” before booking Bill as an 18th-century German orc-hunter (which led to a subsequent role on MTV’s Death Valley.) Director Gabriel Sabloff saw it and booked him as a demon who torments Robert Loggia (which led to Loggia’s [...]
Danielle Pannabaker stars as Katie Lapp with Bill Oberst Jr. as her father Samuel in director Michael Landon Jr.‘s adaptation of Beverly Lewis’ The Shunning for The Hallmark Channel. To see behind-the-scenes footage of this scene being shot click here. Bill’s long-suffering Amish wife is played by Sandra Van Natta. The 2011 film was a ratings winner [...]
Bill Oberst Jr. film reel: a sampling of Bill’s work from various film projects. The voice-over prayer he recites at the top of the reel is from Loneshark’s Nowhere Mary, in which his character is an avenging angel (to see the trailer click here. ) Among the films represented here is Bill’s first big horror [...]
Bill Oberst Jr. with the great Amy Lyndon in raw footage from director Kate Cohen‘s upcoming feature film Grooming Giselle. The film is in post-production. Lyndon repeatedly made the usually stoic Oberst laugh during takes of this scene. This is a good example of how a scene looks in picture-lock stage, but before color correction, [...]
Bill Oberst Jr. as the cartoonish villain of his only children’s movie to date, The Princess And The Pony. One reviewer wrote that Oberst’s over-the-top portrayal reminded him of “a further demented Daniel Plainview” in a reference to Daniel Day-Lewis’ character in There Will be Blood.