Latest News on I Am Legend

February 12, 2014

There Will Not Be an I Am Legend Sequel Opens in new window

Akiva Goldsman says it's over. More...

June 25, 2013

Richard Matheson: 1926-2013 Opens in new window

The author and screenwriter has passed away at the age of 87. More...

June 14, 2012

Will Smith "Probably" Won't Appear in the Next I Am Legend Movie Opens in new window

"I don't want to be the sequel guy." More...

February 17, 2012

Warner Bros. Still Mulling I Am Legend Prequel Opens in new window

Arash Amel ("The Expatriate") has been hired to write a script; Will Smith is currently not attached. More...

May 3, 2011

Francis Lawrence Says the I Am Legend Prequel Is Dead Opens in new window

Still waiting for that "I Am Legend" prequel that was in the works? Director Francis Lawrence says you can stop now. More...

March 1, 2011

Will Smith Projects That'll Probably Never Happen Opens in new window

Will Smith is supposedly attached to a bunch of projects -- here are the ones you don't have to hold your breath waiting to see. More...

December 8, 2008

Will Smith Outlines "Fantastic Prequel Idea" for I Am Legend Opens in new window

Never mind all that stuff about the next "I Am Legend" movie being a sequel -- Will Smith gave the straight scoop to Collider recently, and outlined his ideas for the "Legend" prequel. More...

November 25, 2008

A Sequel for I Am Legend? Opens in new window

It's utterly unverified, but AICN has started a rumor that the upcoming "I Am Legend" prequel may not be a prequel at all, but will instead pick up the story of Will Smith's character where "Legend" left off. More...

September 25, 2008

Will Smith Is Still Legend Opens in new window

Warner Bros. is moving ahead with its rumored "I Am Legend" prequel, and has hired D.B. Weiss to write a script based on an outline by Will Smith, Francis Lawrence, Akiva Goldsman, and James Lassiter. More...

July 28, 2008

Weekly Ketchup: TRON, I Am Legend, Hercules, Red Sonja, And More Opens in new window

In this special edition Weekly Ketchup, the sequels, prequels and comic book heroes keep coming, as we have the latest from Comic Con. More...

July 28, 2008

I Am Legend Prequel Coming? Opens in new window

According to director Francis Lawrence, plans are afoot to film a prequel to I Am Legend -- and Will Smith is interested in starring. More...

June 2, 2008

2008 MTV Movie Awards Winners Opens in new window

Forget to tune into the 17th annual MTV Movie Awards last night? No problem -- here's a list of the evening's winners, including the coveted Best Summer Movie So Far award! More...

May 6, 2008

2008 MTV Movie Award Nominations Announced Opens in new window

It's almost time to hand out some golden popcorn -- the nominations for the 2008 MTV Movie Awards have been announced! More...

May 6, 2008

Neil Marshall's 10 Post-Apocalyptic Picks Opens in new window

The Doomsday director runs RT through the movies that inspired his cyber-punk vision of a dodgy future. More...

March 17, 2008

RT on DVD: I Am Legend Offers (Better) Alternate Ending on DVD Opens in new window

If you loved Will Smith's I Am Legend up until its final chapters, you're in luck; a decidedly different denouement can be found on the special edition DVD, our top pick for you home video enthusiasts. Southland Tales, Enchanted, Atonement and more round out new releases. More...

January 22, 2008

Pete Hammond Explains His Side of the Maxim Split Opens in new window

In entertainment journalism, few names cull more recognition (and violent reaction) than that of Pete Hammond. The ebullient pundit, omnipresent in the online community, at Hollywood events, and of course on movie advertisements, talked with RT to clear the air about his recent departure from Maxim. More...

January 17, 2008

Will Smith Talks Spielberg's Chicago Seven, Alternate I Am Legend Ending Opens in new window

He isn't even finished with Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull yet, but why should we let that stop us from speculating about Steven Spielberg's next movie? More...

January 10, 2008

Box Office Guru Preview: Captain Jack and Captain Morgan Set Sail Opens in new window

For the first time in three weeks, studios will pack a Friday with plenty of new releases as four films open or expand nationwide giving the box office chart a major shakeup. The films should each play to different audiences which will help the overall marketplace expand. More...

January 3, 2008

Box Office Guru Preview: New Year Kicks Off With Killer Call Opens in new window

The first frame of 2008 brings only one new release which means the North American box office should be ruled mostly by holiday holdovers. The horror picture One Missed Call will give fans of scary movies something new to nibble on. More...

December 28, 2007

Box Office Guru Preview: Aliens and Debaters Join End-of-Year Lineup Opens in new window

With the holidays making every day a Saturday at the multiplexes, studios are enjoying brisk business at the box office with the marketplace getting even more competitive thanks to three new releases that opened wide on Tuesday, Christmas Day. More...

December 21, 2007

Awards Mania: Spirits, SAGs Get Waivers, Announce Nominations; Uncertainty Surrounds Golden Globes Opens in new window

Just when you think awards season can't get any awards-ier, here come two more sets of nominations! More...

December 20, 2007

Box Office Guru Preview: Five New Films Fight For Holiday Cheer Opens in new window

Moviegoers are in for a feast as studios will unleash a wide menu of new options on Friday trying to reach holiday patrons on the weekend before Santa comes to town. With so many choices, there should be something for everyone allowing the overall box office to remain healthy. More...

December 17, 2007

New Dark Knight Trailer, Synopsis Online! Opens in new window

Okay, so you weren't one of the lucky IMAX viewers who were treated to that six-minute The Dark Knight prologue at screenings of I Am Legend last weekend. How about a new trailer for consolation? More...

December 16, 2007

Box Office Guru Wrapup: Will Smith Rescues Industry With Explosive Opening For I Am Legend Opens in new window

Will Smith cemented his standing as the number one box office draw in Hollywood with his latest action thriller I Am Legend which soared past lofty expectations to open on top and drive the overall marketplace to an explosive weekend ending the recent slump. More...

December 13, 2007

Critical Consensus: I Am Legend All Over the Map, Chipmunks Hits Sour Note Opens in new window

This week at the movies, we've got the last man on earth (I Am Legend, starring Will Smith), Alvin, Simon, and Theodore (Alvin and the Chipmunks, starring Jason Lee), and mommy kissing Santa Claus (The Perfect Holiday, starring Gabrielle Union and Morris Chestnut). What do the critics have to say? More...

December 13, 2007

Box Office Guru Preview: I Am Legend Set For Explosive Opening Opens in new window

A wave of new product hits the marketplace at a time when exciting films are desperately needed to end the current box office funk. The science fiction thriller I Am Legend leads the way but will be joined by the family comedy Alvin and the Chipmunks and the romantic comedy The Perfect Holiday. More...

December 12, 2007

Total Recall: I Am Legend and the Work of Richard Matheson Opens in new window

This week, Will Smith plays a guy who discovers he's the last man on earth in I Am Legend. So it's a good time to take a look at the movie work of Richard Matheson, who penned the film's source material. More...

December 7, 2007

The Dark Knight Preview Debuts! Opens in new window

The much-ballyhooed IMAX intro to The Dark Knight has had its premiere screening -- and IGN Movies was there to tell the tale! More...

December 4, 2007

Francis Lawrence Confirms I Am Legend Reshoots; Set to Adapt Palahniuk Tome Opens in new window

Looking for the truth about those I Am Legend reshoots? How about what's next for the film's director, Francis Lawrence? More...

November 28, 2007

Presenting RT's Winter Movie Preview 2007! Opens in new window

Winter is one volatile time for movies. In three short months, the industry transitions from releasing late-year award hopefuls to a torrent of genre flicks begging for an audience. But never fear: we've just released our Winter Movie Preview! More...

October 26, 2007

The Weekly Ketchup: I Am Legend Trailer; Dark Knight Coming; Jet Li In Mummy 3 Opens in new window

In this week's Ketchup, the first official trailer of I Am Legend appears, there's a good reason to see Legend on the IMAX, and Jet Li in a Mummy 3 screen shot. Also, J.K. Rowling outs one of her main characters, and Naomi Watts joins a Michael Bay production. More...

October 24, 2007

Trailer Bulletin: Exclusive and Official I Am Legend Trailer! Opens in new window

Sure, we've already had one post-apocalyptic movie this year, and our annual vampire movie. But have you gotten both for the price of one ticket? Enter I am Legend, the post-apocalyptic vampire action thriller starring Will Smith. The film opens December 17 and Rotten Tomatoes has your official exclusive trailer right here. More...

October 24, 2007

First Five Minutes of The Dark Knight In Front of I Am Legend? Opens in new window

Lucky I Am Legend ticket buyers who opt for IMAX just might get the added treat of the first five minutes of The Dark Knight! More...

October 16, 2007

Six-Minute Dark Knight "Prologue" Coming! Opens in new window

Itching for an early look at The Dark Knight? Collider has some good news and some bad news for you. More...

September 7, 2007

Will Smith Adds Seven Pounds Opens in new window

He's filming Hancock and gearing up to promote this winter's I Am Legend, but Will Smith isn't looking for any time off -- in fact, Variety reports that he's already committed to his next project. More...

August 16, 2007

Photo Gallery Update Extravaganza! I Am Legend, Saw IV, and More! Opens in new window

A memorable summer comes to an end and studios are now in the finalizing stages of their fall release schedule. But you know what that means for us right now: new pictures. Lots of 'em! Think autumn movies are just stuffy Oscar bait? We've got the vampires, comedies, torture porn, and British Invasion tunes to prove you otherwise. More...

August 1, 2007

Director Hired for Live-Action Snow White Epic Opens in new window

Disney's turning Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs into a live-action action drama, and they just got the guy who helmed Constantine to direct it. And no, today is not April First. More...

June 14, 2007

Another Superhero Movie! "Thor" is Coming! Opens in new window

He's a Norse god with a giant hammer. Bring on the bad guys! More...

June 8, 2007

"I Am Legend" Trailer ... and "I, Robot 2"? Opens in new window

Two stories in one, both of which deal with science fiction and Will Smith. More...

May 31, 2007

Trailer Tidbits on "I Am Legend" and the "AVP" Sequel Opens in new window

Just a little random news on when you'll be able to see the trailers for Will Smith's "I Am Legend" and the oh-so-highly anticipated "Alien vs. Predator 2." More...

April 27, 2007

The Weekly Ketchup: George Lucas And Mark Hamill Re-team, "Alien Vs. Predator 2" Pics, "Spider-Man 3" Breaks The Bank, And More! Opens in new window

In this week's Ketchup, George Lucas and Mark Hamill are re-teaming for another "Star Wars" project, the first "Alien Vs. Predator 2" pictures appeared, and "Spider-Man 3" cost a LOT of money. More...

April 26, 2007

"I Am Legend" Spends $5M... On One Scene Opens in new window

Get ready for what must be one helluva flashback scene in Will Smith's sci-fi actioner, "I Am Legend" -- reports say a single scene has cost at least (and possibly more than) $5 million to shoot. More...

April 17, 2007

New Images Redux: "Harry Potter," "Ocean's Thirteen," and More! Opens in new window

Warner Bros. just updated their summer 2007 and beyond slate, releasing candid snaps of heistmeisters ("Ocean's Thirteen"), boy wizards ("Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix"), a lonely vampire hunter ("I am Legend"), and cute little kids possibly hellbent on murder and mayhem ("Trick 'r Treat"). Enjoy! More...

November 30, 2006

Faked (?) "I Am Legend" Posters Hit the Wire Opens in new window

Those who are breathlessly anticipating the new-fangled Will Smith rendition of Richard Matheson's "I Am Legend" should be pretty psyched for about 8 seconds: A brand-new pair of one-sheets have made the scene. More...

November 24, 2006

"Batman & Robin" Writer Gets $4 Million for "Da Vinci" Prequel Opens in new window

Oscar-winning screenwriter Akiva Goldsman is allegedly earning a $4 million dollar paycheck for his adaptation of Dan Brown's "Angels & Demons," which features the character played by Tom Hanks in an adventure that predates what went on in "The Da Vinci Code." Yeah, just like what happened with "Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom." More...

October 17, 2006

Check Out Some "I Am Legend" and "Rush Hour 3" Set Pics Opens in new window

If you like set pics, you've come to the right place. Today we have some snapshots behind the scenes of Will Smith's "I Am Legend" and Jackie Chan's "Rush Hour 3" ... and later this month I'll be sharing a few surprises of my very own! (Read on for more...) More...

October 5, 2006

I Am Legend's Will Smith to Toss His Little Daughter to the Vampires Opens in new window

If you've seen the trailer for "The Pursuit of Happyness," then you know what Will Smith acting opposite his young son looks like. Oh, and now his daughter's been cast -- as his daughter -- in "I Am Legend." After that he'll be writing a screenplay called "Nepotism: It Rocks." (Just kidding, Will. Philly represent!) More...

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