Get ready to return to Antarctica: Land of Terror! reports that the prequel to John Carpenter's 1982 sci-fi classic, 'The Thing,' will hit theaters on April 29, 2011 -- one week before the summer movie season officially kicks off with the release of Marvel's 'Thor.'

The prequel, titled simply 'The Thing,' takes place at the isolated outpost of a team of Norwegian scientists, where the team uncovers an alien spacecraft containing a deadly shape-shifting organism.
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