So you’re stoked for the prequel to The Thing, which comes out on October 14. Of course you are; who wouldn’t be? Another tango with a hideous intergalactic horror…Hell yeah, I’m in. But to make the dish even sweeter, Creature Features has the perfect appetizer for those of you in the Hollywood area.
On Thursday, October 13, Creature Features will present John Carpenter’s 1982 version of The Thing, complete with special guests and displays. I can’t think of a better way to get into the mood for the new film. Read on for the details.
From the Press Release
Mayday…mayday…can anyone hear me?…We found something in the ice…
In 1982 director John Carpenter unleashed a motion picture that shocked audiences and set new standards in terror and special effects. Now, nearly 30 years later, Creature Features proudly presents an unprecedented reunion screening of The Thing at the Arclight Cinema in Hollywood on Thursday, October 13th, at 7:30pm.
This special event showcases Carpenter’s vision in its vivid, widescreen glory for one last big-screen viewing before Universal Pictures premieres its chilling new prequel the following day.
Cast and crew members recount their personal insights and recollections with host Drew McWeeny of Hitfix.com. Confirmed guests include producer David Foster, matte photographer Bill Taylor, renowned movie poster artist Drew Struzan, who will be displaying his original one-sheet artwork from The Thing, and many more to be announced.
A spectacular display of original props, production artwork and memorabilia from both the 1951 version and the 1982 remake, gathered exclusively for this event.
Commemorative program book created especially for this event with photos and commentary…and much more!
Tickets are $20 per person and are available exclusively through creaturefeatures.com via Ticketbud. Seating is limited so reserve your seat now!
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