The Hills Have Hillbillies Cast:
Matthew Brooks is a producer, director, and owner of Ghatt Productions. He's willing to do anything to finish a project; even if it means playing a bumbling hillbilly. Matthew has directed his own feature drama called Ex-Tasy as well as the feature horror film called Bone Cave. He has been involved in many aspects of production and worked in various film projects. He is a 2008 graduate of Ashland University where he double majored in English and Electronic Media Productions.
Jessica Savitz is a junior BFA theatre performance major at Ohio University. She is originally from Pittsburgh, PA, and comes from a musical theatre background. This past summer, Jessica worked as a production stage management intern at The Pittsburgh Irish and Classical Theatre. And last summer, she was part of the Monomoy Theatre Company in Cape Cod, MA, as an actor and assistant stage manager. There, she was in “Man of La Mancha (Gypsy), “I Remember Mama” (Nurse and Dorothy Schiller), and “Comedy of Errors” (Luce). Jessica was also seen in AVW’s Pantheon Series (Synthia), and “Overloads” (Kelsey), as well as participated in Friday’s Live. She hopes that you enjoy this horrifying film and would like to thank the cast and crew for all their hard work!
Sativa Wirtshafter is a freshman at Ohio University, she's studying Economics. She can play violin and is a part of mixed martial arts and Juggling Club at OU. She has acted in Philosophy of Innocence and Poe's, A Midnight Dreary. She brings the attitude of Cherry to life in The Hills Have Hillbillies.
Katie Hukill is a 25 year old recent graduate of Ohio University. She has been involved in many theatre groups in her life (church, college, community, etc), was an Extra in Adam Quinn's short "Last Day with Ann" and this is her first big role in a movie and is very excited to be apart of it. She is currently living in Athens OH with her boyfriend and cat. And wants to remind watchers of "The Hills Have Hillbillies" of the subliminal message of the movie..."don't smoke... you will find dead bodies."
Rachel Weekley is a junior in the BFA performance program at Ohio University. Past roles have included: Ray in "Lone Star" and Mary in "The Red Coat" with Actor's Moveable Theater, "Twin 2" in "Peter Pan" and Scout in "To Kill A Mockingbird" with Ohio Valley Summer Theater, and The first Juggling Waiter in "Servant of Two Masters" at Ohio University.
Brandon has performed for haunted houses during the Halloween seasons and has done special effects make up for them. He currently is persuing his dreams of being professional wrestler in Akron OH. Inspired by his role in Hillbillies he wrestles under the stage name Lee Duke.