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The Thing Prequel: Are These 'Them Crazy Swedes'?

If The Thing prequel is set to showcase anything at all, it has to be the alien-induced slaughter at the Norwegian camp site. Thus far, though, only Americans have been announced in terms of casting. Is it time that we finally get the names of the aforementioned Crazy Swedes?

Producers Talk Attraction to The Thing Prequel

With shooting scheduled to begin soon on director Matthijs van Heijningen's prequel to The Thing up in British Columbia and Toronto, the film's producers took a moment to talk about what they found on the project to be "irresistible".

Rupert Wyatt Named as Planet of the Apes Prequel Director

It seems 20th Century Fox's Planet of the Apes prequel is coming closer to fruition as Rupert Wyatt's name has been reported as the project's director. Based on his last project, The Escapist, which won the British Independent Film Award for Best Achievement in Production, he looks to be a pretty good choice.

Ridley Scott's Alien Prequel Coming At You in 3D

It's been a good long while since last we heard anything about the Ridley Scott directed prequel to the now classic film Alien, but finally some news broke today that will have the Xenomorphs jumping off of the screen and into your laps!

The Thing Star Joel Edgerton Puts Remake or Prequel Argument to Rest

We all know that Matthijs van Heijningen's The Thing is set to begin filming in Vancouver, Canada this month, but there still seems to be an issue about whether this flick is a prequel or a remake for some fearful fans. Joel Edgerton, one of the film's stars, has finally put all that to bed with his latest statements.

Bereavement Blow-Out! Art and First Stills from the Prequel to Malevolence!

If you missed the 2004 flick Malevolence, do yourself a favor. Go find it. Now. Bottom line, it was a really intense little slasher movie that put Stevan Mena's name on the lips of horror fans everywhere. Fast forward several years and the prequel to that film is almost here, and we've got the first art and a stills gallery filled with dozens of images!

The Thing F/X Team Revealed!

If there's one key element that's important to whether or not The Thing prequel will be successful, it is who will be handling the film's special effects.

Mary Elizabeth Winstead and Joel Edgerton Set to Battle The Thing

The prequel to John Carpenter's classic The Thing has landed its first two stars who will surely duke it out with not only the shape shifting alien but also them crazy Swedes.

The Thing Prequel Begins Lensing in March

We have to admit we are guardedly optimistic about the upcoming prequel to the John Carpenter classic The Thing. If placed in the right hands, given today's leaps in special effects, it could be a total winner. Or it can turn into one hell of a CGI laden mess.

Scott Talks Alien Prequel

It's really happening. Ridley Scott is making another Alien movie. Today we've learned a little bit more about the project, which is all kinds of intriguing.

Ridley Scott to Direct Alien Prequel

It felt so good to type that I think I'll do it again. Ridley Scott to Direct Alien Prequel. Now in bold -- Ridley Scott to Direct Alien Prequel. Now in bold and caps. RIDLEY SCOTT TO DIRECT ALIEN PREQUEL! On Earth everyone can hear fans breathe a sigh of relief.

Kong to Climb the Big Screen in Prequel: Kong: King of Skull Island

We don't know about you guys but we can't get enough Kong, and consume it lovingly in all shapes and sizes no matter how good or bad! Who can't laugh at King Kong Lives' Queen Kong and her pendulous gorilla titties? Or the Japanese Kong that had eyebrows and like nineteen elbows in his arms! Or better yet who hasn't watched Peter Jackson's version of King Kong and thought to themselves at least once during its massive run time -- "This is what I go to the movies for!" Looks like we're gonna have another reason to head to theatres again soon!

*UPDATE* New Writer Tapped for Thing Prequel

It's out with the "barely" old and in with the brand spanking new for the upcoming Matthijs van Heijningen, Jr. helmed prequel to the John Carpenter classic The Thing.

Thing Prequel Update

John Carpenter's The Thing is some pretty sacred ground. I breathed a heavy sigh of relief when it was announced that it wasn't being remade. Instead, we're getting a prequel. Not too upset about that!

The Thing Prequel Writer and Director Named

You knew it was inevitable as talk has been steadily circulating for the past few months about Universal's prequel to the 1982 John Carpenter masterpiece The Thing. Well, a director and writer have officially been named.