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The Thing - Behind-the-Scenes Pictorial Blow-Out! See Some of the Creatures!

Ever since the announcement of a prequel to the John Carpenter classic The Thing, fans have been worried about one thing ... the over use of CGI. Well, we're sure CGI will play a role somehow, but one look at these glorious practical effects shots, and we can guarantee you'll be feeling a LOT better.

The Thing Comes to Universal's Halloween Horror Nights

This October ... after standing in line for god knows how long ... visitors to Universal's annual Halloween Horror Nights will finally get to find out just who is human. Read on for details. From the Press Release

Official Image Gallery Now Open for The Thing

And the hype machine is speeding up for October's prequel/sequel to The Thing. First we brought you the one-sheet, then the trailer, and now? We've got a good amount of eye candy for you ready and on tap! Dig it!

See the Trailer for The Thing ... RIGHT NOW!

It's here, kids! Your first look at the trailer for this October's prequel/sequel to The Thing! Ready to find out who's human? We pray for the souls of them crazy Swedes!

Confirmed! First Look at The Thing Teaser One-Sheet and Trailer

Something kind of nifty just landed in our inbox! Are your ready for your very first look at the teaser artwork and the trailer for this October's prequel/sequel to The Thing. Read on, and tell us what you think!

New Image From The Thing Ready to Burn Something That's Weird and Pissed Off

And the promo wheels are officially spinning for Universal's prequel to the 1981 John Carpenter classic The Thing. Time to take another look at star Joel Edgerton locked, loaded, and ready to kill.

Details on the Famous Monsters of Filmland Imagi-Movies Film Festival in Beverly Hills, CA

Famous Monsters of Filmland has announced a change in date and venue for its first annual Imagi-Movies Film Festival. The three-day event will be held at the Laemmle Music Hall in Beverly Hills, CA, located at 9036 Wilshire Blvd., from April 8-10, 2011, celebrating the legacy of Forrest J Ackerman, America's #1 sci-fi fan. From the Press Release:

The Thing Prequel Gets a New Date!

After Universal Pictures removed the prequel to the John Carpenter classic The Thing from its 2011 release schedule, fans assumed the worst. Turns out things weren't that bad after all! After prepping for some additional photography to give the flick more character development, Universal Pictures has rescheduled The Thing for release on October 14, 2011.

So Why Did Universal Delay The Thing?

When news broke that Universal pulled its scheduled April 29, 2011 release for the prequel to the John Carpenter classic, The Thing, everyone assumed the worst. That is the easiest thing to do, after all.

The Thing Prequel Yanked From Universal's 2011 Schedule

Originally slated for an April 29, 2011 release, the prequel to the John Carpenter classic The Thing has been officially removed from Universal's release slate for 2011 and is now listed to be released on a to-be-determined date. We'll let you know as soon as we're updated on the flick's status.

Stars Joel Edgerton and Eric Christian Olsen Talk The Thing Prequel

We're all waiting patiently for more news to start coming out regarding The Thing prequel, and while we try to remain optimistic our fears just keep creeping up on us, no matter how much we're told things are going to turn out good.

Trailer for The Thing Prequel Leaked Online

A bootleg video of the trailer for The Thing prequel from the NYCC has just shown up online. It's ultra-crappy in terms of quality but if you're interested see it while you can!

NYCC 2010: More Info from The Thing Panel & a Bit About the They Live Remake

Heather B. has reported in with more info on what went down at the New York Comic Con relating to The Thing prequel after chatting a bit with director Matthijs van Heijningen, Jr.; producers Eric Newman and Marc Abraham; and stars Ulrich Thomsen, Eric Christian Olsen, and Joel Edgerton. Mary Elizabeth Winstead didn't attend as she was off getting married instead (the nerve!).

NYCC 2010: Matthijs van Heijningen Talks Effects in The Thing Prequel

One of horror fans' biggest concerns about the upcoming prequel to The Thing from director Matthijs van Heijningen, Jr., has been whether the effects will be mostly practical or mostly CGI. During a panel at this weekend's New York Comic Con, van Heijningen allayed fears somewhat by addressing that very issue.

Eight New Stills from The Thing Prequel Cast a Chill

It's hard to believe it's actually coming as up until now it seemed so far away, but yes, eight new stills from Matthijs van Heijningen, Jr.'s prequel to the John Carpenter classic The Thing have arrived!