Varese Sarabande has announced a soundtrack release for the upcoming horror thriller The Thing. The album features the movie’s original score by Marco Beltrami. The soundtrack will be released on October 11, 2011. The full details of the release are expected to be announced within the next couple of weeks. The Thing directed by Matthijs van Heijingen Jr., produced by Marc Abraham and Eric Newman (Dawn of the Dead, Children of Men) and starring Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Eric Christian Olsen and Joel Edgerton is a prequel to the 1982 classic directed by John Carpenter, which featured a score by Ennio Morricone. The movie will be released on October 14 by Universal Pictures. For updates on the project, visit the official movie website.