"I'm very badass... I'm killing aliens with a flamethrower and just, like, kicking all sorts of alien ass," she assured Empire during an interview filmed at ComicCon.
It's a testament to how great Carpenter's 1982 film is that only stone-cold nerds ever talk about the 1951 film "The Thing That Came From Another Planet," starring James "Gunsmoke" Arness as the half-man, half-carrot terrorizing the North Pole.
And as much as we're a bit distressed by the idea of yet another reboot/remake/retooling/re-whatever, we love Winstead and her "Thing" co-star Joel Edgerton.
"The Thing" will be here April 29.