Monster Gallery: The Thing (2011)
Early Pilot concept art by Paul Komoda.
Concept art of the walking Pilot.
Concept art of the Pilot’s cockpit.
Clint Zoccoli sculpts the Pilot maquette.
The Pilot maquette, sculpted by Clint Zoccoli.
The Pilot Thing maquette, sculpted by Paul Komoda.
Various views of the Pilot’s head.
Building the full-size sculpture.
Main sculpture underway.
In this picture, the arms are digitally drawn to estabilish where they are inserted.
Torso sculpture underway.
The arm sculpture.
The mummified Pilot on set.
The mummified Pilot.
Alec Gillis checks the mummified Pilot model before filming.
Unfinished Pilot with partial color scheme applied.
The Pilot in ADI’s workshop.
The Pilot animatronic on set.
Tom Woodruff Jr. performs the fire stunt for the Pilot Thing’s demise.
The only known screenshot of the original climax sequence featuring the Pilot.
Storyboards of the original Pilot sequence, by Rob McCallum.
Kate analyzes one of the pods in a deleted sequence of the film.
The Lost Pod Aliens.
Pod Alien #1.
Pod Alien #2; seems to reuse one of the Ripley clone sculptures from ‘Alien: Resurrection’ (number 3, specifically).
Pod Alien #3; notice the Graboid and Shrieker parts, specifically the main body and mandibles.
Pod Alien #4; notice the Graboid mandibles and Shrieker tongue.
Pod Alien #5; repainted sculpture from ‘DragonBall: Evolution’.