January 29, 2009

The Thing Prequel (TBA)

Universal Pictures & Strike Entertainment (Children of Men, Dawn of The Dead) are developing a prequel to John Carpenter's The Thing. Officially set before the events of the original film and focusing on the Norwegian research team that discovers the alien ship buried in the ice. Their eventual discovery of the alien organism that ends up killing them off. Matthijs van Heijningen Jr. will have his directorial debut. Ronald D. Moore the genius behind the new Battleship Galactica will be writing the script with Zack Snyder producing.

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