In a masterclass he gave, John Carpenter announced that he could star in the new adaptation of the Thing, which will be prepared in partnership with Universal and Blumhouse.
John Carpenter’s memorable film The Thing, John W. Campbell Jr.’s first published in 1938 in Astounding Science Fiction magazine Who Goes There? it was a motion picture adaptation of his long story called.
Last year, John Betancourt announced that he had found a novel-length original version of this story, which also inspired the 1951 film The Thing From Another World. This novel, titled Frozen Hell, covers the story we follow in the thing in a more comprehensive way, while also revealing important details about the events that preceded it.
This long version of the story that inspired the film, which emerged years later, has good material in hand from a cinema standpoint. Universal and Blumhouse will have realized that they are preparing for a new adaptation of the Thing. It will be adapted for cinema in partnership with Universal and Blumhouse, and will feature episodes that have been lost for years.
John Carpenter Announces He May Star In New Adaptation Of The Thing
So will the new adaptation of the Thing feature John Carpenter? John Carpenter, who recently gave a masterclass at the 2020 Fantasia Film Festival, made a major statement on the subject.
Carpenter, who thinks Blumhouse founder Jason Blum is working on a remake of the thing, explained that he might also be involved in this new adaptation. “I think he’s working on a remake of the thing. Maybe I could be involved. Maybe. In the future.”the veteran director signed off on a statement that excited fans of the Thing.
Details such as who will direct this new version of the thing and when it will be released remain unclear for now. Let’s add to our remarks that John Carpenter is likely to come across as a producer or composer in the film. We expect an official statement on this matter to be made soon.
You can follow the developments related to the new adaptation of the Thing on our website. You can also watch John Carpenter’s masterclass here.