According to rumours, the ‘Black Panther’ star will co-produce and star in the planned sequel alongside Oscar nominee Will Smith, who will reprise his role as scientist Robert Neville.
In an exclusive interview with ET, Smith said that Jordan offered the sequel concept to him.
While no director has been announced, Deadline says that Academy Award winner Akiva Goldsman will write the screenplay, and Smith will co-produce the sequel alongside Jon Mone, co-president of Westbrook Studios, Elizabeth Raposo, and Jordan. The film will be executive produced by James Lassiter.
The post-apocalyptic thriller from 2007 is based on Richard Matheson’s 1954 novel of the same name.