I Am Legend Sequel in the Works

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According to Variety, a prequel is in the world for last summer's I Am Legend.

The Will Smith blockbuster grossed $584 million internationally.

Robert Neville Picture

Director Francis Lawrence said he'll be back to direct, while Smith will return as Dr. Robert Neville.

Reportedly, the I Am Legend prequel would cover the final days of humanity in New York City before a man-made virus creates a plague that wipes out the population, leaving Neville alone with the mutated inhabitants.

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I Am Legend Quotes

I can provide food, I can provide shelter, and I can provide protection.


Nothing happened the way it was supposed to happen. We are seeing mutations. Cannabalistic hunger. Typical human behavior is now entirely absent.