15 years after its premiere, Warner Bros. confirms that there will be a sequel to the block buster post-apocalyptic I’m legend. dead line revealed that the project will feature the return of Will Smithwho will share credits for the first time on screen and as a producer with Michael B Jordan (believe; Black Panther).
At the moment, there is no director attached to the film that is still in development. However, Oscar winner Akiva Goldsman (A brilliant mind), is announced to return as a screenwriter for the new installment. Plot details, of course, are being kept under wraps.
Will Smith and Jon Mone, co-president of Westbrook Studios, will produce the sequel to I’m legend, under the supervision of Ryan Shimazaki. Michael B. Jordan and Elizabeth Raposo will do the same through Outlier Society, while Goldsman and Greg Lessans will produce with Weed Road Pictures. James Lassiter will serve as executive producer.
Smith and Jordan they shared the following image on their Instagram accounts to commemorate the announcement.
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Based on the 1954 Richard Matheson novel of the same name. I’m legend introduces us to Robert Neville, a virologist and one of the last survivors of a pandemic that devastated the planet, turning humanity into monstrous creatures with characteristics reminiscent of vampires. Of course, Smith’s character was sacrificed at the end of the first film, so it is unknown how he will be incorporated in the sequel.
The Francis Lawrence-directed production grossed $585.4 million at the box office worldwide. The commercial success led to immediate plans by Warners to produce another film in the saga, and in fact the studio struck a deal with Akiva Goldsman to begin development in 2012. However, Smith’s refusal to reprise the role had put the questioned the viability of the project.
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