As soon as the official promo of the movie was released Finch Starring Tom Hanks, many even mentioned what Will Smith had done before 14 year, specifically in 2007, by starring in a movie I Am Legend, where many linked between the two films because of their similarities, which we highlight in the following lines.
Being alone after the end of the world and keeping hope
As he appeared in the promo, Tom Hanks seemed lonely after the end of the world, to keep myself entertained between his library, reading books, watching movies in addition to keeping hope, just as Will Smith was trying to invent a vaccine to treat the virus that struck humanity, Hanks seemed to try to invent a robot to help him survival.
during a movie I Am Legend The only thing left with Will Smith was his dog, which was evident during the Tom Hanks movie promo, with him staying with his dog after he appeared during the promo clips while he was next to him.
Tom Hanks and the dog
Will Smith and the dog
The two inventors
Despite the difference in how to try to survive what is happening, the duo were scientists. Will Smith was a scientist in how to confront epidemics and trying to invent the vaccine, which is the recurring matter with Hanks after he succeeded in inventing the robot.