Back in 2008, Will Smith <a href="http://filmdrunk.uproxx.com/2008/12/i-give-this-a-dismissive-hand-cock">said</a> at the premiere of Seven Pounds that "there were a lot of unexplored characters in the Hancock universe that would be ripe for a sequel and confirmed that we’ll definitely see the rumored Hancock 2 in a few years.