[31] Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje said that the film would try to recreate the feeling of paranoia and distrust that the first film had, where the characters can't tell who has been infected by the alien. When Derek turned his back to leave, the creature burst out of its icy prison and escaped through the ceiling of the room. It was then decided that the Thing in the climax needed to be more ‘Thing-like’. [38] On set, the director had a laptop computer which contained "a million" screen captures of the Carpenter film, which he used as a point of reference to keep the Norwegian camp visually consistent with the first film. [4] Its box office collections were called "an outright disappointment" by Box Office Mojo, who goes on to say "[the film] was naturally at a disadvantage: a vague "thing" doesn't give prospective audiences much to latch on to. These two energies were in conflict. Hintergrund & Infos zu The Thing Jedes Studio, das etwas auf sich hält, scheint mit einem Prequel zu einem Film, an dem man die Rechte besitzt, aufwarten zu wollen.

Before it could finish the process, it was set on fire by Carter. [25] Speaking about the practical effects, he stated that acting with physical props "is much better than working with tennis balls [as markers]". It tried to crawl its way out of the building, but it too was engulfed in flames and fell to the ground, dead. [20] Eric Newman explained; "I'd be the first to say no one should ever try to do Jaws again and I certainly wouldn't want to see anyone remake The Exorcist... And we really felt the same way about The Thing. Doch für manche Dinge gibt es keinen Namen. Try and judge today's Thing on its own merits. The Thing ist ein Thriller aus dem Jahr 2011 von Matthijs van Heijningen Jr. mit Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Joel Edgerton und Ulrich Thomsen.. This week we tackle the 2011 prequel, THE THING. Kate burns Jonas and Jameson before she and Carter pursue the monster, which assimilates Sander. [36] To design the ship, Haworth had to recreate what little was shown of the spacecraft in the Carpenter film, then "fill the gaps" for what was not originally shown. In the original ending, Kate was to discover the original pilots of the spaceship which had all been killed by The Thing, which was an escaped specimen they had collected from another planet, implying that the ship was crashed in an attempt to kill the monster. ", "Update: A Massive Amount of Norwegians Fill 'The Thing' Cast", "New Character Details of 'The Thing' Prequel", "The Thing Prequel: Are These 'Them Crazy Swedes'? [37], The film was shot in the anamorphic format on 35mm film, as the director dislikes the look of films shot digitally. [41] The film's computer-generated imagery was created by Image Engine, the effects house who worked on Neil Blomkamp's 2009 film District 9. Insect-like limbs, harpoon-tentacle assemblage and digestive orifice. The men discover where the craft's occupant was dug up by the Norwegians, The Thing (1982). It may also be a monstrous combination of traits from various extraterrestrial lifeforms the Thing had "sampled" earlier, rather than imitating any single organism as a whole. [59] Jim Vejvoda of IGN Movies also rated the film two-and-a-half out of five, saying, "This incarnation of The Thing is much like the creature it depicts: An insidious, defective mimic of the real, er, thing.
Sander proposes a blood serum test to check who is a creature or human but Thule's laboratory is sabotaged, and tensions flare. "[26] "We're telling the story of the Norwegian camp that found the Thing before the Kurt Russell group did", he said. The site's critical consensus reads, "It serves the bare serviceable minimum for a horror flick, but The Thing is all boo-scares and a slave to the far superior John Carpenter version. The Edvard-Adam-Thing attacks Carter but is burned by Kate, saving him. ), GoodFellas - Drei Jahrzehnte in der Mafia, Rückkehr als Qui-Gon? background information The Edvard-Thing drags Adam's body away, now part of its own body. Lars burns the Juliette-Thing with a flamethrower. ", "What Sick John Carpenter Moments Will The Thing Prequel Explain? https://thething.fandom.com/wiki/Original_Thing?oldid=13330.

The Thing ist sein erster US-Film. The creature - still encased in a block of ice - was transported to the Thule Station, where lead scientist Sander Halvorson took a tissue sample of the creature using a long drill. After seeing the spacecraft, the scientists examine an alien body buried in the ice nearby, and make plans to excavate it. It is unknown if the form of the Original Thing is its true form or just one from another planet it assimilated before arriving on Earth. Ole Martin Aune Nilsen as Matias, the helicopter pilot of the Norwegian base currently in a mission to restock, Michael Brown as Hank, a security guard and, This page was last edited on 20 October 2020, at 22:32. Kate sees the pod room and one pod being broken, giving her the clues what happened. (EM), The Thing - Clip 2 Es ist noch hier (Deutsch), The Thing - Clip 1 Ausbruch aus dem Eisblock (Deutsch), Jetzt auf Amazon Video und 2 weiteren Anbietern anschauen, Die besten Streaming-Tipps gibt's im Moviepilot-Podcast Streamgestöber, Neues The Thing-Remake: Die Ablehnung ist völlig unbegründet, Horrorklassiker The Thing wird nach Sensationsfund neu verfilmt, Neu auf Netflix: Diese 34 Filme und Serien retten euer Wochenende. Juliette, however, seems convinced and wants to help her prevent anyone from leaving. In the evening, while the team is celebrating the discovery, Jameson sees the alien burst from the ice. When brought to the main room, Edvard violently transforms, infecting Jonas, killing Jameson, and gruesomely assimilating Adam. The flamethrower's leaking fuel meets its active flame, causing an explosion which knocks Edvard unconscious. Release Date: … Picture: Anamorphic Widescreen / Color. [18] The decision was made to name the film the same title as the first film, because the producers felt adding a "colon title" such as Exorcist II: The Heretic had felt less reverential. [29] Computer Graphics were used to digitally create extensions on some of the practical animatronic effects, as well as for digital matte paintings and set extensions. Lars and Jonas go to get Carter and Jameson for testing, and as Lars searches an outer building, he is pulled inside. ", "Official Plot Synopsis for 'The Thing' Prequel", "Jonathan Walker Joins the Cast of The Thing Prequel", "Eric Heisserer Talks 'The Thing' Prequel/Remake", "Interviews With 'The Thing' Prequel Director and Producers", "Producers Talk Attraction to The Thing Prequel", "PODCASTS – THE THING PREQUEL NYCC PANELl", "Eric Heisserer Hired To Rewrite 'The Thing' Sequel", "A Visit to the Set of 'The Thing' Prequel: Part 1", "Director Matthijs van Heijningen On Set Interview THE THING", "Mary Elizabeth Winstead On Set Interview THE THING", "First inside look at The Thing prequel shows why it may be awesome after all", "GP-låten «Samiid Ædnan» brukes i Hollywood-grøsser - låtskaperne mektig irritert", "First Look: 'The Thing' Prequel, Starring Mary Elizabeth Winstead and Joel Edgerton", "A Visit to the Set of 'The Thing' Prequel: Part 2", "The Thing Prequel Starts Shooting in March", "The Thing Prequel: Interview With Cast & Crew! Zu der physischen Bedrohung kommt also die psychische in Form von einer Mischung aus Paranoia und berechtigter Panik hinzu: Wem ist noch zu trauen, wer ist noch er selbst? In den unendlichen Weiten der Antarktis stößt die Paläontologin Kate Lloyd (Mary Elizabeth Winstead) zu einem Team norwegischer Forscher, die ein außerirdisches Raumschiff unter dem Eis entdeckt haben, das dort seit Unzeiten verborgen war. Den Klassiker inszenierte Horror-Ikone John Carpenter. The group burns the alien, killing it. "[51] On Metacritic, which assigns a weighted average rating to reviews, the film a score of 49 out of 100, based on 31 critics, indicating "mixed or average reviews". When it attempts to land, Griggs transforms into a monstrous creature, attacking Olav. [68] As of 2013, the film earned an additional $10,436,405 through Blu-ray and DVD sales. The Thing (2011 film) name: The Thing (2011) Add a photo to this gallery. [36] The original Ennio Morricone score was reflected in the film's score, but it was initially reported that Morricone did not score the film, nor was his music from the 1982 version used. THE UNPOPULAR OPINION is an ongoing column featuring different takes on films. [24] Matthijs van Heijningen also cited the films of director Roman Polanski as influence, such as his work on Rosemary's Baby. [43][44] Stunt men covered in fire-retardant gel were used in scenes when characters are set on fire. Liam Neeson hat keine Ahnung, was bei Star Wars abgeht.

[61] In Patrick Sauriol of Coming Attractions' review, he states, "Stack it up against John Carpenter's version and it looks less shiny, but let's face it, if you’re that kind of Thing fan you’re going to go see the new movie anyway. [32] The filmmakers drew additional inspiration for the film from the original novel Who Goes There?, in making the characters in the film educated scientists as opposed to "blue collar" workers. Kate kills it with a grenade and the explosion shuts down the ship's engines. [25] In April 2010, it was revealed that Scott Frank had been hired to work uncredited on new dialogue for the film. appearances: The alien is found; it kills Henrik by dragging him into itself, spattering blood on Olav. It revealed a partly-digested Henrik within the creature's abdominal region, wrapped in an amniotic sac, and this provided the first data about the creature's ability to assimilate and replicate living beings. ", "Shock Interview: ADI's Alec Gillis on Harbinger Down and the Kickstarter Campaign", "Alien and The Thing FX master Kickstarts CGI-free film", "Exclusive: Script review of The Thing prequel – Corona Coming Attractions", "Universal Pulls 'The Thing' From 2011 Release Slate", "Additional Shooting On 'The Thing' The Reason For The Films Delay", "The Thing (2011): why was the Pilot Creature fired? Kommentare zu The Thing werden geladen... Alien - Das unheimliche Wesen aus einer fremden Welt, Original & Remake (aka: Ist das Remake IMMER schlechter? Lars orders Matias to start the helicopter and give chase.

Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. It was discovered cryogenically frozen in the ice near the crashed remains of its transport. The progenitor of all subsequent Things in the Thing film franchise, the creature appears in the 2011 prequel film The Thing. by John W. Campbell.

by John W. Campbell. After creating the Dawn of the Dead remake, producers Marc Abraham and Eric Newman began to look through the Universal Studios library to find new properties to work on. In seiner "The Thing"-Version, die 2011 in den Kinos lief und nun auf Blu-ray und DVD erscheint, dreht sich alles um den Fund außerirdischen Lebens in der Antarktis. [39] Matthijs van Heijningen preferred to use practical effects over computer imagery, as he believed actors give better performances when they have something physical to react to. Gemeinsam mit dem Helikopterpiloten Sam Carter (Joel Edgerton) versucht Kate den schier aussichtslosen Kampf gegen das wechselförmige Grauen, gegen The Thing aufzunehmen. [30] The prequel was filmed in Pinewood Toronto Studios, Port Lands on March 22, 2010 and ended on June 28, 2010. The team resolve to quarantine themselves until the threat is eliminated. Ein Schlüssel-Motiv: Was man begreift, wofür man einen Begriff hat, das kann man kontrollieren. In der Neuauflage von The Thing, dessen Handlung nur wenige Tage vor den Geschehnissen des “Originals” angesetzt wurde, führt diesmal der Niederlander Matthijs van Heijningen Jr. Regie. The soundtrack was released under the label Varèse Sarabande. [30] Actual Norwegian and Danish actors were cast in the film to play the Norwegian characters,[25] and the director allowed the actors to improvise elements different from what was scripted when they felt it was appropriate, such as a scene where the characters sing a Norwegian folk song called "Sámiid ædnan".