Since it looks like we're going to get some sort of I Am Legend prequel or sequel down the road, leading to what could be a new, hip movie franchise featuring Will Smith, why not spend some time this holiday season with the newer original remake (that sounds weird, right?), and learn a bit more about the mythology behind the film. I know a lot of people aren't too keen on I Am Legend (The Smith Version), though I kinda dug it on my first viewing. Granted, I didn't see the film until it hit Blu-ray last year, and I watched it with the alternate (and better, in my opinion) ending, but ultimately I thought it was a fine, entertaining little creepshow.
Those willing to give the film a second chance (or watch it for the first time) might want to dive into this pretty nifty Ultimate Collector's Edition, in stores December 9th on DVD and Blu-ray. The latter edition arrived at my shack yesterday and I have to say it's a pretty neat little toy. You can purchase the collection on DVD for $39.95 over here and on Blu-ray for $47.95 over here. Check out what you get:
• 3-Disc Special Edition DVD
• Exclusive 44-Page Concept Sketch Book
• 10 Concept Illustrations
• 6 Art Cards Showing International Cities Devastated by the Plague
• Collectible Lenticular
• Letter from the Director
• New Movie Commentary by Director Francis Lawrence and
Screenwriter/Producer Akiva Goldsman
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