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After more than two years of rumors, Warner Bros. finally confirmed in May that Space Jam 2 is happening with current NBA superstar LeBron James and Star Trek Beyond filmmaker Justin Lin entering talks to direct. While we don't know when exactly the movie will hit theaters, or even when production will start, Andrew Dodge (Bad Words) and Alfredo Botello (Hollywood Adventures) have come aboard to write the script, which Justin Lin is helping to develop. Today we have word from original Space Jam star and NBA legend Michael Jordan, about who he'd like to see star in this sequel. And guess what? It's not LeBron James!
Space Jam centered on NBA legend Michael Jordan as himself, teaming up with several Looney Tunes characters to defeat a team of aliens in a game of basketball, with the future of the human race on the line. Other NBA stars who appeared »
When Warner Bros. announced they'd finalized a deal with NBA superstar Lebron James last year, many believed this confirmed Space Jam 2 was actually happening. As the NBA player has long been rumored to star in a sequel. The basketball player revealed in March that the project is still "on the radar," but no definitive plans had been set yet. That all changed today, with Star Trek Beyond filmmaker Justin Lin entering talks to direct the Space Jam sequel starring Lebron James.
The Hollywood Reporter reveals that Lebron James will headline the sequel two decades after the original, with Andrew Dodge (Bad Words) and Alfredo Botello (Hollywood Adventures) coming aboard to write the script. While the project is still in the early phases of development, this new report claims Justin Lin is also helping to prep the script alongside Andrew Dodge. No story details have surfaced yet, and it isn't clear »
2 items from 2016
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