The original John Carpenter classic still sports some of the most impressive physical effects ever seen, and we’re all fairly tense about if the new film will go the CGI route instead. Thankfully, the team behind the creatures has been revealed, and we are in good hands.
These guys have been making monsters for years, and if we can’t have Rob Bottin back at the helm, we’re pretty confident in the work of the folks who brought us such creatures as Alien, Predator, the graboids from Tremors, and the many bugs from Starship Troopers.
Matthijs Van Heijningen’s prequel starring Mary Elizabeth Winstead and Joel Edgerton begins filming in Toronto on March 15th.
A Ph.D. candidate (Winstead) joins a Norwegian research team in Antarctica after it discovers an alien ship in the ice. When a trapped organism is freed and begins a series of attacks, she is forced to team with a blue-collar mercenary helicopter pilot (Edgerton) to stop the rampage.
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