REPORT: LeBron James To Appear In Space Jam 2
This entire Space Jam 2 movie featuring LeBron James has been floating around the net for awhile now, but it wasn’t until Monday when it was officially announced it was actually going to happen.
“Justin Lin and Andrew Dodge are ready to shoot some intergalactic hoops with LeBron James.The Fast & Furious 6 and Star Trek Beyond helmer is in talks to direct Warner Bros.’ sequel Space Jam 2 while Dodge will write.Rumors of a follow-up to the live action/animated 1996 hit have been brewing for years, and picked up again when James and his company SpringHill Entertainment signed a deal with Warner Bros. in July. The Cleveland Cavaliers NBA player, who recently appeared in Amy Schumer comedy Trainwreck, will star in Space Jam 2. He’s repped by WME.Sources say it’s early on the in the process but that Lin and Dodge are working on the script. Charles Ebersol is producing.”
— Hollywood Reporter (@THR) May 2, 2016
Social media responded like this:
BREAKING: The Villain team that will face Lebron James in Space Jam 2 has been revealed pic.twitter.com/8h9YCa6Pe8
— Shooter McGavin (@ShooterMcGavin_) May 2, 2016
SOURCE: Space Jam 2 with LeBron James will feature a plot where he loses with the Tune Squad in the Finals and then signs with the Monstars
— NOTSportsCenter™ (@NOTSportsCenter) May 2, 2016
Space Jam 2 plot idea:
LeBron James can’t win with his hometown Looney Tunes, so he joins up with the Monstars to win his 1st championship.
— Eric Rosenthal (@ericsports) May 2, 2016
Space Jam is a rip-off of LeBron’s career story. Carrying a bunch of schlubs to a big matchup with a more talented team is what he does.
— SportsPickle (@sportspickle) May 2, 2016
Breaking News: Lebron James will star in Space Jam 2-4 pic.twitter.com/GqcIVGyNWr
— Bryce Wood (@woodymlb4) May 2, 2016