The film stars Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Joel Edgerton, Ulrich Thomsen, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje and Eric Christian Olsen. The cast, though a relatively big ensemble, did not give performances worthy of the original. Winstead unfortunately, most of all, was resorted to a role that spent of her time talking and running. Lacking the qualities presented by Kurt Russell in the original.
Simon says The Thing receives: