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SPECTRE (2015): New Set Photos Reveal Closer Look at “Oberhauser”

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Spectre Set Photos of Christoph Waltz‘s Character “Frank Oberhauser” Surface. Some determined photographer successfully found his way close enough to the set of the upcoming Sam Mendes directed Spectre (2015) – the fourth entry in Daniel Craig‘s ouevre of James Bond films – and sold them to England’s Daily Mail. I guess it’s not that hard provided filming took place in the middle of London.

The photos are of Christoph Waltz’s character, listed as “Franz Oberhauser” on IMDb, but visually, fairly directly presented as the iconic “Blofeld” character we all know and love. Blofeld is the head of Spectre, usually pets a cat, and has a scarred face and bald head. You’ve seen him in a few early Bond films, I’m sure (he’s in four of them: From Russia with Love, Thunderball, You Only Live Twice, On Her Majesty’s Secret Service and Diamonds Are Forever). It is all but confirmed that this is the character Waltz is playing, and, of course, neatly denied. This reminds of the latest Star Trek marketing in which cast and crew flatly denied that Benedict Cumberbatch was, indeed, playing Kahn.

The facial mapping seen in the photos below seem to indicate some post-production work regarding “Oberhauser’s” appearance. A scar, perhaps…? Seems likely.

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Leave your thoughts on the Spectre set photos of Christoph Waltz as Franz Oberhauser/Ernst Stavro Blofeld below in the comments section. For more Spectre news and developments, visit our Spectre Page, subscribe to us by Email, “follow” us on Twitter, Tumblr, Google+ or “like” us on Facebook for quick updates. Spectre will be released in US theaters through Columbia Pictures on November 6, 2015.

Sources: DailyMail, IMDb, Wikipedia


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I grew up in Hamburg to a German father and Ecuadorian mother. Obsessive student of film, Hip-Hop, and stand-up comedy. I love the dark dreambox that is the cinema auditorium. I love mountains and the ocean, but am equally exhilarated by the jungle of the city. I hope to one day create something that hits someone in the brain with thunderous effect.

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