Scream Factory is kicking off their four-year anniversary today with the announcement that they will release a Collector’s Edition of John Carpenter‘s The Thing (1982) Blu-ray. This Blu-ray release will contain two discs, feature new artwork, and a special bonus feature. Expect this Blu-ray of The Thing release this September 2016.
From Scream Factory: We couldn’t let this special day go by without some exciting news that we hope will rock you to the core: John Carpenter’s classic THE THING will be getting a 2-disc Blu-ray Collector’s Edition treatment this Fall!
We are truly honored to have the chance to pay the ultimate respect for this popular and iconic film. Release date is planned for September. Stay tuned to this page within the next week for all the details including new artwork extras and more.
Lastly, we want to take this time on our anniversary to once again thank you guys for so much support over the last four rewarding years. It’s been an amazing ride and we look forward to more of the "rollercoaster" for more years to come.
Directed by John Carpenter
Official Synopsis: A US research station, Antarctica, early-winter 1982. The base is suddenly buzzed by a helicopter from the nearby Norwegian research station. They are trying to kill a dog that has escaped from their base. After the destruction of the Norwegian chopper the members of the US team fly to the Norwegian base, only to discover them all dead or missing. They do find the remains of a strange creature the Norwegians burned. The Americans take it to their base and deduce that it is an alien life form. After a while it is apparent that the alien can take over and assimilate into other life forms, including humans, and can spread like a virus. This means that anyone at the base could be inhabited by The Thing, and tensions escalate.
Cast: Kurt Russell, Adrienne Barbeau, John Carpenter, Keith David, Norbert Weisser, Charles Hallahan, Wilford Brimley, Larry Franco, David Clennon, Richard Dysart,…
Genres: Horror, Sci-Fi, Mystery
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