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15 Things You (Probably) Didn't Know About I Am Legend

Boasting some fine understated acting from Will Smith and a refreshingly bleak tone for a film of its scale, I Am Legend was a monstrous hit on release in 2007. The tale of a violent infection and the one man left to fight it almost made it to the screen in many different iterations before director Francis Lawrence came onboard.

The full details of those attempts and many other surprising facts are collected for you here.

(Images: All Star, Rex Features)

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