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'The Thing': Original cast checks out prequel

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Everett Collecion

The currently-in-cinemas Thing prequel received a lukewarm reception from critics, including our own Lisa Schwarzbaum. But how would the characters from John Carpenter’s 1982 movie react to being shown this new franchise entry?

That question has been answered in the NSFW fan clip below which finds Mac, Palmer, Blair, and the rest watching the adventures of Mary Elizabeth Winstead’s scientist and those crazy Swedes. Sorry, Norwegians.

Check it out and tell us what you think.

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EW Review: ‘The Thing’

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