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I Am Legend

I Am Legend screenwriter to pen Flash Gordon reboot
Jan 15, 2016

First it landed a name-brand director, and now that Flash Gordon reboot you forgot was happening has signed up a new screenwriter as well.

VIDEO: Unseen concept art and make-up tests for Ridley Scott's I Am Legend
Nov 24, 2014

Here's a newly released SFX reel revealing unused Hemocyte concepts.

Richard Matheson, author of I Am Legend, dies at 86
Jun 24, 2013

We lost a legend today. Writer Richard Matheson, author of I Am Legend and a ton of other great works, passed away at the age of 86.

8 big book-to-movie adaptation changes we loved (plus 3 we hated)
Jun 20, 2013

It’s not uncommon for directors to make some changes when bringing books to the big screen. But, not all tweaks are created equal.

Inception + 10 more blockbuster sci-fi movie posters recreated in LEGOs
Apr 22, 2013

LEGO is no stranger to the sci-fi genre. It's inspired block sets, video games, puzzles, and now movie posters.

Watch a concept clip from Ridley Scott's aborted 1997 I Am Legend
Jan 14, 2013


Richard Matheson's 1954 novel I Am Legend has been adapted for the big screen a few times, most recently in the 2007 Will Smith flick of the same name. But did you know Ridley Scott tried to get a Legend movie off the ground in 1997, and got so far along that some freaky vampire concept footage was made?

That I Am Legend sequel (prequel?) one step closer to the screen
Dec 16, 2012

A long-threatened sequel to the 2007 Will Smith apocalypse flick I Am Legend is moving forward again—but Smith's involvement still hinges on the final version of the script.

Richard Matheson wants to make 150 movies—but only HIS way
Dec 15, 2012

Hollywood has been making films based on Richard Matheson's fiction for more than 50 years. His novel I Am Legend produced not one but three flicks, and the latest adaptation of his work—Real Steel—opens Friday.

7 sci-fi book-to-film adaptations that TOTALLY changed the ending
Dec 14, 2012

It's okay for a film to modify a book a little for the sake of the medium. Heck, if they made A Tale of Two Cities into a movie today we'd expect at least 10 explosions and a hostage standoff. But in the case of some sci-fi films, the book's ending was completely thrown out in favor of a new plot twist.

Check out 8 GOOD films from The Box's Richard Matheson
Dec 14, 2012

The Box has been on the receiving end of some pretty harsh reviews—it's currently at 49% on the Tomatometer. But whatever you do,...

We rank 18 post-apocalyptic sci-fi survivors from best to worst
Dec 14, 2012

If you want to survive the future of The Road or 2012, you'll need these guys. Well. some of them anyway.

Francis Lawrence reveals what he wants in an I Am Legend prequel
Dec 14, 2012

I Am Legend director Francis Lawrence tells us what he wants in a proposed prequel.