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The Thing (10-Oct-2011)

Director: Matthijs van Heijningen

Writer: Eric Heisserer

From short story: Who Goes There? by John W. Campbell, Jr.

Music by: Marco Beltrami

Producers: Marc Abraham; Eric Newman

Keywords: Sci-Fi/Horror, Alien Invasion, Antarctica

Prequel to the 1982 John Carpenter film of the same name tells the story of a discovery of a mysterious spacecraft in Antarctica and its terrifying effects on a research team.

A Norwegian research team composed of scientists from various backgrounds discovers an alien spacecraft beneath the Antarctic ice in 1982. Recovering a body believed to be dead from the mysterious craft, the group are shocked to find that their new extraterrestrial companion is very much alive that evening, finding themselves locked in a struggle against a horrifying entity of unknown potential -- henceforth referred to as "The Thing" -- after it begins to "engulf" and subjugate members of the team whilst possessing cells that remain functioning and malignant even after their initial host body is successfully exterminated.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje
22-Aug-1967   Adebisi in Oz
Joel Edgerton
23-Jun-1974   Owen Lars in Star Wars II and III
Eric Christian Olsen
31-May-1977   Dumb and Dumberer: When Harry Met Lloyd
Ulrich Thomsen
6-Dec-1963   Adams Apples
Mary Elizabeth Winstead
28-Nov-1984   Final Destination 3


Mary Elizabeth Winstead   ...   Kate Lloyd
Joel Edgerton   ...   Carter
Ulrich Thomsen   ...   Dr. Sander Halvorson
Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje   ...   Jameson
Eric Christian Olsen   ...   Adam Finch
Trond Espen Seim   ...   Edvard Wolner
Kristofer Hivju   ...   Jonas
Stig Henrik Hoff   ...   Peder
Jørgen Langhelle   ...   Lars
Paul Braunstein   ...   Griggs
Kim Bubbs   ...   Juliette
Jonathan Lloyd Walker   ...   Colin
Jo Adrian Haavind   ...   Henrik
Jan Gunnar Røise   ...   Olav
Carsten Bjørnlund   ...   Karl
Tom Woodruff,Jr.   ...   Supporting Cast
Ole Martin Aune Nilsen   ...   Matias (Heli Pilot)
Michael Brown   ...   Security Guard


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