‘I Am Legend’ Prequel to Be a Sequel After All?

Some interesting developments come forward in this Will Smith follow-up.
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‘I Am Legend’ Prequel to Be a Sequel After All?

We reported two months ago that Warner Bros. was moving forward with a prequel to last year's hit film, I Am Legend. Now it seems that I Am Legend 2 might indeed be a sequel after all... somehow. Ain't It Cool News recently had a scooper email them about the new film, indicating that it might be a sequel after all...

Let's start at the beginning. Smith is actually the one who developed the initial story. It took place several years before the original film and there were still pockets of survivors and the story centered around Smith interacting, bonding, and ultimately failing to save them. For months this was the story. Warner's didn't much care for it and Smith and Weiss eventually came on board and all parties agreed to change things up. Well this change is pretty insane, the film is no longer a prequel, it's a f*&^ing sequel!

The site also said that they had never interacted with this scooper before, so this news should be "consumed with a grain of salt." Of course, the studio hasn't commented on the development of I Am Legend 2 and the news is fairly tricky since Will Smith didn't exactly make it out of the first film unscathed...

We'll certainly keep you posted on any developments concerning I Am Legend 2.

I Am Legend was released December 14th, 2007.

I Am Legend (Reboot) is in development .

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  • coolactor159 • 6 years ago

    Yeah its gonna suck without Will in it!

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    • narrator • 6 years ago

      Glorious Dead, isn't I AM GAY LEGEND II your real name?

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      • obeypris • 6 years ago

        I like Will Smiths Idea it has the chance to top the first one its just to bad the suits won't let him do it that way. If I Am Legend II looks good I will see it but until then Im still going to be watching the first one.

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        • residentevilfan • 6 years ago

          i loved i am legend but how r they gona make a part 2 if Smith aint gona b in it.... you just cant replace him

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          • insertusernamehere • 6 years ago

            Wow, no wonder you thought it sucked, you have the thinkings of a high chimpanzee. "I Am Gay Legend II" Where'd ya pull that one out of, your boyfriend's ass?

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            • glorious-dead • 6 years ago

              the first one sucked so they can call this one I AM GAY LEGEND II

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              • ethlenn • 6 years ago

                Maybe they just make it as a Reincarnation movie, with motto that nobody dies unless stupidity of some people (writers?, producers?)dies... I don't know, it's not worth bothering even.

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                • moviemaster75 • 6 years ago

                  if itz a sequal itz like going to be like High School, WTF? (maybe) (but High School Musical movies are gay)

                  if itz a prequal then god speed gentleman

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                  • jcisawesome • 6 years ago

                    what the f*ck?

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                    • 2movieguys • 6 years ago

                      Prequel to Be a Sequel ...I;m confused!!!

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                      • xjws79 • 6 years ago

                        No just No! At first I was keen on the idea but not so much now, don't really think there's a need for a prequel or sequel.

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                        • supbitch • 6 years ago

                          make it a prequel and show smith with some survivors that all get killed by the end. thats the only way to do it. there cant be a sequel. and yes they were vampires just poorly done!

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                          • insertusernamehere • 6 years ago

                            You still got it wrong

                            "i wonder thats that going to be like" ??

                            You can't even correct your own spelling errors

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                            • coolactor159 • 6 years ago

                              thats

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                              • coolactor159 • 6 years ago

                                i wonder hats that going to be like

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                                • narrator • 6 years ago

                                  Paul Greengrass is not directing. he's already been working on Bourne, and I don't think this is his type of movie. Nonetheless, its all a bunch of rubbish.

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                                  • sxers2k1 • 6 years ago

                                    vamp is right, read the book and you will find out that there vampires.. a sequel would be a terrible idea, not to mention the fact that that grenade pretty much ended everything.. prequel was the only thing that made sense, and that didn't make much god damn sense either.. leave the movie as a loner for f*cks sake

                                    I'm with you Swak, they left a lot out of the book that was good, which sucks.. also that whole "dark seeker love story" thing, that pretty much pissed me off, they don't have emotions so they can't feel love, sadness, anger, etc... I just wasn't a fan of the film's interpretation of the book.

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                                    • insertusernamehere • 6 years ago

                                      It's not confirmed and you can never take those things too seriously. They had a Superman vs. Batman script, too...YEAH, that's really on the fast track

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                                      • m-man360 • 6 years ago

                                        Paul greengras is going to direct I've read the treatment here....http://www.simplyscripts.com/scripts/IAmLegendIInTreatmentn.pdf

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                                        • insertusernamehere • 6 years ago

                                          The creatures in the movie are called Dark Seekers

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