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First Footage from The Thing to Debut at New York Comic Con

One film that we've been keeping our eyes on is Matthijs van Heijningen, Jr.'s prequel to the John Carpenter classic The Thing. If you're planning to attend this year's New York Comic Con, then you'll be able to watch the first footage from the film on Saturday, October 9th. Read on for the details!

Crack Open a Teaser Poster for The Thing Prequel

One of the cooler sights coming in from The Australian International Movie Convention is the teaser poster for Matthijs van Heijningen Jr.'s prequel to the John Carpenter classic The Thing. Ready for a quick look?

Official Synopsis: The Thing Prequel

How do you get over hump day? On the back of the official synopsis for next year's prequel to the John Carpenter classic The Thing, that's how!

Finally We Know When We Can See The Thing!

Casting news and plot details have been trickling in for Universal's The Thing prequel, and now we finally have learned when we'll be able to see it in theatres.

Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje Joins Universal's Thing Prequel

Though most fans recall him from his role on the recently finished "Lost", Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje will always be Adebisi from HBO's "Oz" to us. Though now he's looking to create more memories for genre fans as he is the latest name attached to Universal's prequel to the John Carpenter classic The Thing.

Screenwriter Eric Heisserer Talks Bringing The Thing Story Full Circle

One thing on the minds of horror fans everywhere concerning Universal's upcoming prequel to the John Carpenter classic The Thing is how this new film is going about setting up the back story. Finally, we have a bit of a clearer picture of the proceedings.

Jonathan Walker Joins the Cast of The Thing Prequel

The opening chapter of The Thing saga has added another name to its ever growing list of people who will hopefully end up meat for the beast.

Check out the Norwegian Research Camp from The Thing Prequel

One of the *ahem* things that made John Carpenter's 1981 splatter classic The Thing so frighteningly good was the film's completely isolated setting. To say it was claustrophobic is a bit of an understatement. With a prequel on the way we can only hope that the same feeling of isolation is recaptured to help heighten the terror.

Lead Joel Edgerton Talks The Thing Prequel

Universal's prequel to the John Carpenter classic The Thing is now shooting up in Toronto, Canada under the direction of Matthijs Van Heijningen, and star Joel Edgerton recently talked about the flick's relation to the 1981 flick.

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".

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.

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.