is known all around the world for films like Halloween
, The Fog
, and The Thing
. The Thing
was released in June 1982 and starred Kurt Russell
as MacReady, a member of a research team that is hunted by an alien from outer space. The movie was based on John W. Campbell Jr.
’s 1938 story “Who Goes There?” and is often considered a remake of the 1951 film The Thing from Another World
(despite The Thing
being closer to the source material).
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The film is famous for creating stunning special effects, and for its creature that perfectly mimics and imitates its victims so that it can blend in. The movie released almost four decades ago, but there are some things that may still surprise even the biggest horror buffs. Here are some curious behind-the-scenes facts about its creation!