( 4UMF NEWS ) I Am Legend 2 Officially Coming:
Arash Amel has been hired to write a screenplay for I Am Legend 2 for Warner Bros. Will Smith is on board to produce through his Overbrook Entertainment shingle, with the potential once again to star.
Akiva Goldsman, who co-wrote and produced I Am Legend, also will return as a producer.
The 2007 horror thriller starred Smith as the last surviving human in a New York cityscape overrun by monsters that survived the plague that killed most of humanity. Co-written by Mark Protosevich and directed by Francis Lawrence, it grossed $585 million worldwide. It is unclear how the storyline will be developed in the new project since Smith’s character, Robert Neville, perished at the end of the first film.
Story @ Hollywood Reporter
- ‘I Am Legend’ Sequel Deal Comes Together; Akiva Goldsman Producing, Will Smith Not Yet Signed (slashfilm.com)
- Warner Bros. Moving Forward with Another Installment of I Am Legend (dreadcentral.com)
- ‘I Am Legend 2′ with Will Smith is Officially Moving Forward (screenrant.com)
- Warner Bros. Still Trying to Make another I AM LEGEND Movie (collider.com)