Video Proof ADI Created Practical Creatures for The Thing


A very cool video posted by Amalgamated Dynamics, Inc. – the FX house behind this year’s The Thing prequel – takes you inside their workshop for a revealing, insightful look at how some of the creatures were created.  When the film was released in October, it took a bit of a lambasting for its excessive use of CGI.  But as the video inside shows, there was an effort to create a practical “Thing” before it was augmented with CGI.  Beware, though, there are spoilers…including a look at the eponymous intergalactic being in “pilot” form.

The Thing is hitting DVD and Blu-ray January 31.  We’re not sure if this specific video is being included on the disc, but there will most definitely be a creature FX featurette included.

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