A 'Legend' of a Tale, Remade for Era After Era A 1950s novella gets its fourth big-screen adaptation this winter. Neda Ulaby talks to the story's fans and the film's creators to find out why the apocalypse just keeps on coming.
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A 'Legend' of a Tale, Remade for Era After Era

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A 'Legend' of a Tale, Remade for Era After Era

A 'Legend' of a Tale, Remade for Era After Era

A 'Legend' of a Tale, Remade for Era After Era

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Last man standing: Will Smith in I Am Legend.

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A Metaphor Explored

'I Am Legend' creators on post-Sept. 11 subtext.

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