The sequel of 1996 Space Jam movie starred by Michael Jordan has recently been revealed by Lebron James in an Instagram post.
Space Jam which debuted in 1996 was a hit-movie production of the Warner Brothers Pictures. The movie gained a lot of popularity as it depicted the famous basketball moves of the all-time favorite, Michael Jordan.
At the same time, the famous Looney Tunes characters have also made their way to the movie. After 25 years, a sequel of Space Jam is set to release next year. Back in 2014, the Warner Brothers had initially announced that the company will be fabricating a new Space Jam movie.
The Lakers basketball player, Lebron James will take the lead movie sequel. The production for Space Jam 2 had just started last year and is expected to be released in 2021.
What is Space Jam movie all about
In the 1996 movie, Michael Jordan had already retired from his NBA career and appeared to be living his life. On another planet, Swackhammer played by (Danny DeVito), is an evil alien who is trying to find a new attraction for his theme park in the Moron Mountains.
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— LeBron James (@KingJames) April 30, 2020
His gang went to the earth to kidnap the Looney Tunes with its leader Bugs Bunny. To free themselves, Bugs Bunny challenged the aliens in a basketball tournament.
The aliens agreed to the challenge, but they stole the powers of the NBA players which include Larry Bird and Charles Barkley. The Looney Tunes knowing that they cannot win the game went to Michael Jordan. They convinced Michael to help them defeat the aliens in a basketball match.
Lebron James confirms the title in an Instagram post
The MVP player has recently announced the title for the Space Jam 2 movie in an Instagram post. Lebron James can be seen wearing a cap with the words, Space Jam: A New Legacy.
Grab your secret stuff because the 'Space Jam' sequel is gonna be a slam dunk! https://t.co/VDdAUCTAl9
— Entertainment Tonight (@etnow) May 1, 2020
Lebron James’s company SpringHill Entertainment will work together with Black Panther director Ryan Coogler to create Space Jam: A New Legacy.
Who will be part of the Space Jam: A New Legacy cast
There are several stars from the NBA who will be joining the movie with Lebron. The NBA players include Klay Thompson, Anthony Davis, Damian Lillard, Chris Paul, and Kyle Kuzma.
Aside from the NBA stars, the movie will also include players from WNBA players, including Diana Taurasi, Nneka Ogwumike and Chiney Ogwumike.
What to expect from Space Jam: A New Legacy
Based on the original movie, it is expected that there will be a basketball tournament, however, there are no releases yet for the storyline.
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