20 July 2011

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UK: 'The Thing' - The Official Trailer Has Landed

' It's Not Human. Yet. '

If you're a Horror and/or Sci-Fi fan in general and a John Carpenter's one in particular you're in for a treat today as we've got the official trailer for 'The Thing' (a prelude to John Carpenter's classic 1982 film of the same name) right here at LoupDargent.com...

So, close your windows, draw the curtains, switch your mobiles off and enjoy this special treat...

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Release Dates

  • US: 14th October 2011
  • UK: 2nd Decenber 2011


Antarctica: an extraordinary continent of awesome beauty. It is also home to an isolated outpost where a discovery full of scientific possibility becomes a mission of survival when an alien is unearthed by a crew of international scientists. The shape-shifting creature, accidentally unleashed at this marooned colony, has the ability to turn itself into a perfect replica of any living being. It can look just like you or me, but inside, it remains inhuman. In the thriller The Thing, paranoia spreads like an epidemic among a group of researchers as they're infected, one by one, by a mystery from another planet.

Palaeontologist Kate Lloyd (Mary Elizabeth Winstead) has traveled to the desolate region for the expedition of her lifetime. Joining a Norwegian scientific team that has stumbled across an extraterrestrial ship buried in the ice, she discovers an organism that seems to have died in the crash eons ago. But it is about to wake up.

When a simple experiment frees the alien from its frozen prison, Kate must join the crew's pilot, Carter (Joel Edgerton), to keep it from killing them off one at a time. And in this vast, intense land, a parasite that can mimic anything it touches will pit human against human as it tries to survive and flourish.

Director:  Matthijs van Heijningen Jr.

John W. Campbell Jr.
(short story)
Eric Heisserer
Ronald D. Moore

Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Joel Edgerton and Ulrich Thomsen

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