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‘THE THING’ Prequel Update: Director Confirmed

January 29, 2009

JOHN CARPENTER's 'THE THING' Movie Poster

JOHN CARPENTER's 'THE THING' Movie Poster


Source: Variety.com, Michael Fleming

Turns out ‘THE THING’ remake is instead going to be a re-imagined prequel. Here’s the latest:

Universal will add a new chapter to “The Thing,” lining up another take on the paranoid horror classic most recently brought to the screen by John Carpenter in 1982.

Studio has set “Battlestar Galactica” exec producer Ron Moore to write the script and commercials director Matthijs Van Heijningen to direct the re-imagining.

Read more HERE.

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One comment

  1. […] latest take on the shape-shifting alien who terrorizes a group of people in a remote facility. Matthijs Van Heijningen is directing the latest movie, which was written by Ronald D. Moore and Eric Heisserer. Strike Entertainment’s Marc Abraham […]



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