Fight The Thing Online; Win Tickets for the L.A. Premiere!

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It’s Thursday. Everyone (at least in their heads anyway) has begun the sweet process of checking out for the weekend. No one’s looking! It’s time to blast extraterrestrial shape-shifting scum! Go ahead … you know you want to!

A new game has been launched on the official The Thing website! An urgent message has come in from Outpost 31. Thule Station is in danger! Will you accept the call? Just click on the image below.

Fight The Thing Online; Win Tickets for the L.A. Premiere!

Also, the official The Thing Facebook page is running a pretty nifty contest …

“What are you most looking forward to seeing in “The Thing”? Email your answer along with your first and last name to and you could win a pair of tickets to the world premiere of The Thing on October 10th in Los Angeles. Winners will be notified Friday!”

Matthijs van Heijningen, Jr., is directing from a screenplay by Eric Heisserer and Ronald D. Moore. The cast includes Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Joel Edgerton, Jonathan Walker, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Dennis Storhøi, Trond Espen Seim, Jørgen Langhelle, Eric Christian Olsen, Stig Henrik Hoff, Jan Gunnar Røise, Kristofer Hivju, and Jo Adrian Haavind.

Look for The Thing in theatres on October 14, 2011.

Antarctica: an extraordinary continent of awesome beauty. It is also home to an isolated outpost where a discovery full of scientific possibility becomes a mission of survival when an alien is unearthed by a crew of international scientists. The shape-shifting creature, accidentally unleashed at this marooned colony, has the ability to turn itself into a perfect replica of any living being. It can look just like you or me, but inside, it remains inhuman.

In the thriller THE THING, paranoia spreads like an epidemic among a group of researchers as they’re infected, one by one, by a mystery from another planet. Paleontologist Kate Lloyd (Mary Elizabeth Winstead) has traveled to the desolate region for the expedition of her lifetime. Joining a Norwegian scientific team that has stumbled across an extraterrestrial ship buried in the ice, she discovers an organism that seems to have died in the crash eons ago. But it is about to wake up. When a simple experiment frees the alien from its frozen prison, Kate must join the crew’s pilot, Carter (Joel Edgerton), to keep it from killing them off one at a time. And in this vast, intense land, a parasite that can mimic anything it touches will pit human against human as it tries to survive and flourish.

Fight The Thing Online; Win Tickets for the L.A. Premiere!

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