Children of Sorrow kills at Shockfest

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Children Of Sorrow Wins Again; Oberst Kills Again (Nov 21, 2012) Director Jourdan McClure’s Children Of Sorrow has won the top prize at Hollywood’s Shockfest Film Festival. The found-footage horror feature about a desert cult received The Shocker Award following its Los Angeles premiere at Shockfest. Bill Oberst Jr. won the Best Actor Award for his role as cult leader Simon Leach in a surprise win over better-known nominees Tom Sizemore and Joe Esteves, brother … Continue reading

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Horror Short Film: The Beast (2012)

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SYNOPSIS: THE BEAST is a short horror film about the internal struggle that a father faces when his young boy is afflicted with the curse of the werewolf.

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Trailer: Coyote (2012)

  The first trailer for COYOTE, an art-house horror film from director Trevor Juenger has been released. In the film Bill Oberst Jr. plays an insomniac writer whose sleep-deprived hallucinations distort reality until his paranoia leads him to extreme violence. COYOTE also stars Bill Finkbiner, Victoria Mullen and Tasha Zebrowski.

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Film Review: Scary or Die (2012)

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SYNOPSIS: There’s a cliche regarding horror movie audiences that we feel compelled to shout advice at the screen. “No don’t open that door,” or “he’s only playing dead”, and suchlike. I found myself doing something along those lines while watching “Scary or Die,” only my warnings were aimed at the writing and direction rather than the hapless characters. REVIEW: “Scary or Die” is an anthology film in five segments, presented as videos offered up on … Continue reading

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Found Footage Dracula Film

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MODERN TWIST ON BRAM STOKER’S STORY OF DRACULA Found footage film kicks off a new Dracula trilogy AUGUST 1, 2012, HOLLYWOOD, CA – Shortly after Kristen Stewart & Robert Pattinson called it quits, Telly Award winning Actor Timothy Woodward Jr., in conjunction with Sky Studios, a partner of on-demand giant Hulu, announce that they are are poised to tackle the timeless tale of Dracula. Pia Cook, writer of the much anticipated film “Blackout” starring Timothy … Continue reading

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Bill Oberst Jr. film from PIX/SEE Productions re-names ‘ Deadly Revisions’

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Gregory Blair’s mystery/thriller starring international sensation Bill Oberst, Jr. takes it up a notch with a new title: “DEADLY REVISIONS” PIX/SEE Productions announces that writer/director Gregory Blair’s mystery/thriller starring international sensation Bill Oberst, Jr. has gotten an upgrade; a new and improved title. “While we liked the old title, which was the title of the screenplay, we wanted something totally fresh and more specific to the story we are telling,” Blair explains. In DEADLY REVISIONS, … Continue reading

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Film Review: Abraham Lincoln vs. Zombies (2012)

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SYNOPSIS: While the Civil War rages on, President Abraham Lincoln must undertake an even more daunting task – destroying the Confederate Undead. REVIEW: It looks like ole honest Abe wasn’t so honest after all. We know he was responsible for freeing the slaves, but he hid so much from us. Not only was he a vampire hunter, he also found time to decapitate zombies with his scythe. I’m sure that once I tell you the … Continue reading

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Bill Oberst Jr. to get Freaky in Circus of Dread

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Director Mark Savage’s New Film To Star Bill Oberst Jr. & Domiziano Arcangeli – “CIRCUS OF DREAD:” Australian filmmaker was inspired by Tod Browning’s FREAKS, Japanese cult artists & American sideshow history to create horror film set in mysterious underground carnival; genre stars Bill Oberst Jr. & Domiziano Arcangeli slated for leads. Australian filmmaker Mark Savage’s CIRCUS OF DREAD, a feature film with strong horror overtones, is now in active development at CineNature, an international … Continue reading

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Interview: Bill Oberst Jr. (Abraham Lincoln vs Zombies)

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Exclusive Horrornews.net Interview with Bill Oberst Jr. Movie: Abraham Lincoln vs Zombies Q: What made you interested in playing the role of President Abraham Lincoln in the movie, Abraham Lincoln vs Zombies? A: Producer David Latt, one of the co-founders of The Asylum, asked me to do it. When David Latt calls, actors answer. Q: How much research went into playing the role of President Abraham Lincoln and what books or movies went into that research? … Continue reading

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Film Review: A Haunting in Salem (2011)

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SYNOPSIS: When the new sheriff of Salem, Massachusetts discovers that he is the victim of a centuries-old curse, he must protect his family from the vengeful ghosts that torment his home. REVIEW: Fresh off the haunt train, arrives a new entry from the team at Asylum Entertainment. The cover states “based on true events”, but I’m not sure what story or location that refers to. The subject here is the burning of Salem withes in … Continue reading

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Bill Oberst Jr. To Play Demon Opposite Robert Loggia in THE LAST SUPPER

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Fresh off back-to-back lead roles in The Asylum’s ghost flick A HAUNTING IN SALEM and Drew Daywalt’s 18th-century horror film NAKED, actor Bill Oberst Jr. has been cast as a demon in the upcoming feature film THE LAST SUPPER opposite Oscar-nominated veteran actor Robert Loggia. The film relates the Biblical story of the Last Supper as told through the eyes of the Apostles. Gabriel Sabloff directs from a script by Tommy Blaze. The film shoots … Continue reading

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HorrorNews.net Will Be At Cinema Slaughter June 25th! Will You?

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Dai Green, Head Mistress of our twisted little site here, will be hosting the 2011 CINEMA SLAUGHTER FILM FEST in Hollywood, CA June 25. The fest will be packed with awesome Indie films, a special celebrity panel, and will be closing the night with one of the most controversial film in history of film, A SERBIAN FILM. Special guests include: EILEEN DIETZ BRUCE LA BRUCE GRAEME WHIFLER DOUGLAS ELFORD ARGENT BILL OBERST JR. ROBERT RHINE … Continue reading

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Interview: Bill Oberst Jr. (Vivid, Nude Nuns with Big Guns)

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Exclusive Horrornews Interview – Actor : Bill Oberst Jr. How did you first get involved in acting?  I was a weird kid and got made fun of a lot. I learned that if I entertained them they’d stop messing with me. Once I figured that out, I felt like Spock on Star Trek, observing the human race. I was the same person I was before, but just because I had this new trick they liked … Continue reading

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