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I Am Legend
I Am Legend If you believed you were
  the only human left on
  Earth and a sub-species
  of vampires called The
  Infected were thriving in
  New York, would you lock
  yourself in your apartment
  in the middle of their
  breeding ground with only
  your dog for company?”

STARRING THE TALENTED AND MUCH-ADMIRED WILL SMITH (I, Robot; Independence Day) and Directed by Francis Lawrence (Constantine), I Am Legend is a post-apocalyptic science fiction thriller adapted from Richard Matheson's highly-acclaimed novel of the same name.

The year is 2012 (interesting, this, because the Mayan calendar finishes in 2012 and we are expected to see some life-shattering changes to our lives! Click to read a review of the book 2012). American Robert Neville (Will Smith) is a brilliant army virologist who lives in his house in New York with only his dog Sam for company.
He believes he is the last human survivor on Earth, following the
spread of an incurable virus — the result of finding a possible cure
for cancer.

The contagious super-bug has wiped out most of the population but
a small number of survivors mutated into vampire-like creatures — a breed of vicious and bloodthirsty beings called The Infected, who only come out after dark as they cannot bear the light.

Three years since the fall of civilisation in 2009 and the death of Neville's wife Zoe (Salli Richardson) and daughter Marley (Will's own daughter, Willow), Neville finds himself in a race against time to discover a cure to save what's left of the human race by experimenting on his own immune blood to reverse the effects of the virus. He tests the resulting vaccine on rodents and traps individuals from The Infected to test the vaccine on them.

Neville deals with his consistent loneliness and isolation in strange ways, while keeping his German Shepherd Dog Sam (Abbey and Kona) at his side. He puts out desperate radio messages hoping for some human contact and dreams of his wife and daughter.

Then The Infected begin to focus their attention on Neville — in particular a horde led by a cunning and confrontational alpha male (Dash Mihok) and alpha female (Joanna Numata). Neville is still not getting the results he wants from his trials, and a cure seems further away. Alone and isolated, how long can he preserve his life and his sanity?

Is Robert Neville really alone? And is he as safe as he thinks? One day he gets caught in a trap, ending up dangling by his ankle from a rope, unconscious and with blood dripping from his head — and it's getting dark...

Prepare for edge-of-your-seat thrills as Neville takes on The Infected on their home ground and ends up fighting a ferocious battle to keep them out of his home.

There are some brilliant and highly-visual shots where Robert Neville
is driving through a deserted New York chasing a herd of deer, with
his dog up front — Will Smith is at his believable best as a lonely
man desperate to save his race from extinction.

I Am Legend also stars Alice Braga as Anna; Charlie Tahan as Ethan and April Grace as a television personality. The film is Directed by Francis Lawrence and the Screenplay is by Mark Protosevich and Akiva Goldsman. The Director of Photography is Andrew Lesnie and there is some great, well-matched Music by James Newton Howard.

The UK Box Office Number One, I Am Legend, launches in spectacular style on Blu-ray and DVD from 21 April 2008, and is available in both single and double-disc format.

The twin-disc DVD introduces a new technology Digital Copy to the UK — the first ever digital downloading service for a movie, which enables the complete movie to be downloaded direct from the DVD disc to a PC. The Blu ray and two-disc DVD also includes the much-hyped alternative ending, making I Am Legend this year's most exciting Home Entertainment release!

DVD Special Features

Single disc contains four animated comics

Second disc contains never before seen alternate ending | More than 90 minutes of bonus content and featurettes revealing how the film was made and shot on location in New York City, etc | A digital download copy of the film | Spectacular 3-D lenticular packaging.

The Blu-ray disc delivers stunning, crystal clear picture quality and immersive, uncompressed surround sound.