An over half-year production schedule has been set for the Will Smith sci-fi film I Am Legend, according to Production Weekly.

The film is the adaptation of the Richard Matheson's 1954 novel to be directed by Constantine director Francis Lawrence.

Rose City Pictures, Inc., will begin principle photography on September 23 and continue filming until March 31 in New York City.

Set in Los Angeles after a biological war, the film centers on the sole healthy survivor, a man who finds himself in a battle against nocturnal mutants.

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Robert Neville is the last living man on Earth... but he is not alone. Every other man, woman, and child has become a vampire, and they are all hungry for Neville's blood.

The post-apocalyptic thriller will be in theaters November 21, 2007.