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John Carpenter completely dodges offering details on Blumhouse reboot

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Thing The movie franchise is getting a big reboot movie — but don’t ask John Carpenter about it because he has no affiliation! Carpenter Kurt Russell was doing an interview for the 40th anniversary of his groundbreaking cult-classic 1982 edition of The Thing, starring Keith David, and was not surprised to be asked about what was happening with the new version. went. Thing It is in development at Blumhouse Pictures and answered as such that only John Carpenter can:

“What do I know? That’s the subject of my career. Write [this] Below… John Carpenter: ‘What do I know?’ Nobody tells me anything.”

John Carpenter not only clarified that he had nothing to do with Thing After rebooting, he made it clear that he wouldn’t speculate about it — nor would he share any thoughts on where the franchise might go next: “I’m not going to tell you that. That’s something like I’ll figure it out and do it, and then you’ll find it in the movie theater.”

So there you have it: John Carpenter is as old school as it gets for discussing an upcoming movie in the works—which is to say: not at all.

It’s no surprise that John Carpenter seems a little agitated about discussing Thing Reboot: He’s been doing it for a while. In 2020, Carpenter hinted that he might be involved with a The Thing reboot, which later opened up a flood of press inquiries. ComicBook spoke to Carpenter earlier this year, and likewise had nothing to do with what was going on with him. Thing,

“There are updates I’m not allowed to speak about. We’ll see, we’ll see. Never say never, never say never in the movie business.”

Thing The reboot was announced almost two years ago, and apparently faces the bigger challenge of trying to start production in the middle of the pandemic. The few details we do know are that this source novel “Who Goes There?” But will go back. by John W. Campbell, which inspired both Carpenter’s The Thing, itself a remake of the 1951 film thing from another world, More of Campbell’s work has come to the fore in recent years, and “Who Goes There?” The novella was updated into a full-length novel called frozen hell, That work is now completed. The inspiration for this new version of Thing Movies.

Carpenter’s. direct prequel of Thing Released in 2011: It crashed and burned at the box office ($31.5 million on a budget of $38 million). However, The Thing 2011 still retained a cult status as well as the 1982 film. It will be interesting to see how this new reboot does.

Do not put your faith in this news source or website. You never know…

Reference from comicbook.com

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