April 20, 2024 12:32 pm

John Carpenter Addresses Rumored Sequel to The Thing
John Carpenter Addresses Rumored Sequel to The Thing

John Carpenter Addresses Rumored Sequel to The Thing

We are living in the age of remakes, reboots, and legacy sequels, and given the popularity of John Carpenter’s The Thing, this could be the next classic horror film to be given a modern update. Inspired by the John W. Campbell book Who Goes There?, the film was the second adaptation to be made following 1951’s The Thing from Another World. The 1982 movie was given a prequel in the form of the 2011 film also called The Thing, and while rumors of a direct sequel have persisted for years, such a film has yet to make its way out of development hell.

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​John Carpenter remains open to directing a follow-up to his 1982 film The Thing. Read More