I Am Legend
I Am Legend is a science fiction novel written in 1954 by the American author Richard Matheson. The story of the novel takes place in a then-futuristic Los Angeles of 1976 where a plague has transformed all of humanity into vampires, except for the protagonist Robert Neville. The novel has been adapted into three films, the first being The Last Man on Earth starring Vincent Price, which was released in 1964. The second adaptation was the 1971 film The Omega Man which featured Charlton Heston in the lead role. The most recent adaptation of the novel is the 2007 film I Am Legend starring Will Smith.