Blu-Ray & DVD Arrow Video’s ‘The Thing’ 4K Blu-Ray Art and Bonus Features Revealed! Published 3 years ago on July 14, 2017 By Nick Bond Share Tweet Arrow Video’s 4k restoration of John Carpenter‘s classic sci-fi horror monster film The Thing is exclusively hitting the UK on October 23rd, and today the company released the mind-blowing cover artwork and special bonus feature details for their sexy Blu-Ray. You can choose from either the stunning limited edition set and/or a steelbook, which are limited to just 4,000 units. Pre-order your copy right here now! Over the years, star Kurt Russell and master of horror John Carpenter have teamed up on a multitude of films (Big Trouble in Little China and Escape from New York to name a few) but of all their collaborations, 1982 s horror/sci-fi amalgalm The Thing surely tops the list. Synopsis: “In remote Antarctica, a group of American research scientists are disturbed at their base camp by a helicopter shooting at a sled dog. When they take in the dog, it brutally attacks both human beings and canines in the camp and they discover that the beast can assume the shape of its victims. A resourceful helicopter pilot (Kurt Russell) and the camp doctor (Richard Dysart) lead the camp crew in a desperate, gory battle against the vicious creature before it picks them all off, one by one.” Critically panned at the time of its release, John Carpenter’s The Thing has rightly gone on to become one of the most celebrated sci-fi horror efforts ever made now newly restored by Arrow Video in a stunning 4K transfer supervised by Carpenter and director of photography Dean Cundey. LIMITED EDITION SPECIAL FEATURES: Brand new restoration from a 4K scan of the original negative, supervised and approved by director John Carpenter and director of photography Dean Cundey High Definition Blu-ray (1080p) presentation Original Mono and DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 Optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing Audio commentary by John Carpenter and actor Kurt Russell Who Goes There? In Search of The Thing an all-new feature length documentary produced by Ballyhoo Motion Pictures exploring the history of The Thing, from the original novella to John Carpenter’s terrifying science fiction classic. Featuring new interviews with the cast and crew, as well as authors, historians, and critics 1982: One Amazing Summer an all-new retrospective documentary produced by Ballyhoo Motion Pictures about the unforgettable films released in the summer of 1982 John Carpenter’s The Thing: Terror Takes Shape archive documentary on the background and production of the film Vintage Featurettes Outtakes Behind-the-Scenes Trailers, Teasers, TV and Radio Spots Still Galleries Poster Lobby Cards Book containing new writing on the film If you would like to pre-order your copy of the film, you can do so via Amazon.co.uk. Related Topics: Up Next Director of ‘IT’ Andy Muschietti Talks to Mad Movies About R-Rating Don't Miss Clive Barker’s ‘Nightbreed’ Cabal Cut Will Finally Get a Blu-Ray Release! 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