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WEEK OF GEEK SERIES: I AM LEGEND: PART I

Here at Geeks of Doom, we’re gearing up for the release of I Am Legend, Warner Bros’ film directed by Francis Lawrence and starring Will Smith, which opens on December 14, 2007 in conventional and IMAX theaters. All this week, we’ll be posting I Am Legend-related content, so check back each day for new features.

To get us started, here’s a list of I Am Legend tidbits around the Web …

I AM LEGEND OFFICIAL WEBSITE
Visit the I Am Legend official site for downloads, video clips, trailers images, and much more. You can also watch the trailers in HD at Apple Trailers.

MEET DIRECTOR FRANCIS LAWRENCE AT THE APPLE STORE
The film’s director Francis Lawrence will be doing an in-store appearance at the Apple store in SoHo in New York City on Tuesday, December 11, 2007, from 3 PM to 4 PM where he will screen scenes from the movie and discusses the making of this film. Following the discussion, Lawrence will take questions from the audience. The film’s producer and cowriter, Akiva Goldsman, will moderate the event.

SEE IT IN IMAX
I Am Legend will get an IMAX Experience release this Friday, so check out the site to find an IMAX theater near you.

ONLINE GAME
I Am Legend – Survival is a multiplayer first-person shooter/RPG game playable in the 3D virtual world Second Life. The game transports players into an eerie replica of over 60 acres of New York City set in the chaotic year preceding the movie.

ONLINE COMIC BOOK PREQUEL
Read the four-part online comic book prequel:

Part I: “Losing Voice: Ethan’s Story
Part II: Death As A Gift
Part III: Isolation
Part IV: Sacrificing the Few For the Many

FANLIB CONTEST
FanLib.com is hosting “The Last Fan on Earth” poster design contest inspired by the upcoming film I Am Legend. To enter, visit www.FanLib.com” and enter your design for an original poster depicting what life might look like for the last fan on earth. Those who enter have a chance to win T-shirts, hats, survival kits, $500 gift certificate to Dick Blick Art Materials, an Alienware Area-51 m9750 Notebook, and much more!

EXPLORE ROBERT NEVILLE’S MANHATTAN
View images of Robert Neville’s Manhattan after the vampire plague has killed off all the humans.

ENHANCED DAYLIGHT METER
Get your very own Enchanced Daylight Meter for you own site at the film’s official website. Check it out below.

I AM LEGEND BOOKS & SPIN OFFS

— Read the original 1954 novel by Richard Matheson: I Am Legend
— Read the 1991 black and white graphic novel adaptation of Matheson’s book by Steve Niles and Elman Brown: Richard Matheson’s I Am Legend (Graphic Novel)
— Watch the 1964 film adaptation starring Vincent Price: The Last Man on Earth
— Watch the 1971 film adaptation starring Charlton Heston: The Omega Man

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  3. I am excited, but you knew that.

    Comment by Jerry — December 9, 2007 @ 12:37 pm

  4. Fin Tidbit!

    Blade Trinity was almost a loose adaptation of I Am Legend. They were playing around with the idea of putting Blade in the middle of a vampire apocalypse where he was the only one left alive. Kinda interesting.

    Comment by NeverWanderer — December 9, 2007 @ 4:20 pm

  5. I’m having SUCH a hard time with this… I love me a Will Smith action flick as much as the next guy, but this book has been near and dear to my heart for nearly 15 years! It’s one of those books that I pick back up and read just about every other month… and to see it changed so DRASTICALLY… it’s killing me! If it wasn’t called “I AM LEGEND” I’d probably be stoked for it to come out.

    Damn you, Hollywood…

    Comment by Stephen Lindsay — December 10, 2007 @ 10:16 am

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