Question: Did they use a real dog in I Am Legend?

It turns out that Abbey, the dog who played Sam, is actually alive and well, despite the film’s release being well over 10 years ago. … “She was trained a lot of the basics that you need for film work, and then directly for those scenes. “It was stressful at first, but she really came …

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Did Will Smith like the dog in I Am Legend?

Smith and Abbey the German shepherd bonded on set, but first, Will had to court the canine to win her affection. “I love that dog,” Will enthused to Access Hollywood’s Shaun Robinson. … Will’s co-star and best friend in “I Am Legend” made it to the big screen the old-fashioned way — she was discovered. …

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