The first trailer for Space Jam: A New Legacy arrived over the weekend, and there were plenty of fun background details to notice. After all, the film is set in the “Warner 3000 Server-verse,” which contains all of the characters from Warner Bros. movies and TV shows. But there are a lot of them to keep track of, so the studio released a little Easter egg hunt video to point out some of the details you might have missed.
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Space Jam, the 1996 live-action/animation hybrid film starring NBA legend Michael Jordan and the Looney Tunes, was birthed out of a Nike ad campaign. The upcoming sequel, Space Jam: A New Legacy, was seemingly birthed out of a collective nostalgia for that original movie, and the desire to give current NBA legend LeBron James a starring role to match his on-court hero. Are you ready for some Tunes versus Goons action? Because the first trailer has arrived, and you can watch it below. Read More »
Space Jam: A New Legacy, the Space Jam sequel that the Internet is mad at because it dared to make Lola Bunny look less sexy, has unveiled a slew of character posters. There’s not much to any of these posters – they’re rather simple, with the same color scheme across the board. But fans of all things Jam will no doubt want to print every single one of these out and tape them to their lockers. Let’s take a look at every single one of these posters, shall we?
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LeBron James is set to step into Michael Jordon’s very large shoes as the star of Space Jam: A New Legacy, the long-awaited sequel to the 1996 comedy Space Jam. And at 36 years old, James was the perfect age to grow up with the original Space Jam, which was the staple of many a sports and/or Looney Tunes-loving millennial. But the first Space Jam movie holds a special place in James’ heart, which is what helps bring his starring role in A New Legacy full circle.
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Thanks to all the endless comparisons between basketball players Michael Jordan and LeBron James, audiences have been demanding to see a sequel to Space Jam featuring the latter NBA champion, especially since his big screen debut in Trainwreck. For better or worse, fans are getting their wish with Space Jam: A New Legacy coming to theaters and HBO Max this summer, and details on the film’s plot, beyond the expected basketball game involving the Looney Tunes, have finally been revealed along with some first look photos. Read More »
NBA superstar LeBron James is having a particularly good week. He just led the Los Angeles Lakers to the NBA Finals against his former team, the Miami Heat. And on top of that, his entertainment company, The SpringHill Company, has signed a first-look deal with Universal Pictures which will last for at least the next four years. Read More »
There’s a lot of nostalgia for the 1996 live-action animated hybrid Space Jam. The movie teamed up Michael Jordan and the Looney Tunes for an cartoonishly epic game of basketball against aliens who had stolen the talent of some of the best players in the NBA.
Ever since LeBron James became a basketball superstar, fans have been wanting to see him step up to star in a sequel. That sequel is on the way in the form of Space Jam: A New Legacy, and LeBron James has just revealed the new Tune Squad jersey he’ll be sporting when the movie arrives next summer. Read More »
There’s been talk about Space Jam 2 since NBA superstar LeBron James signed a movie and TV deal with Warner Bros. back in the summer of 2015. Nearly a year later, the project started to become a reality with Star Trek Beyond director Justin Lin coming on board. The filmmaker didn’t stick with the project, which ended up being directed by Malcolm D. Lee, who replaced the previously hired Terence Nance. So it’s been a long road for Space Jam 2.
Thankfully, Space Jam 2 did end up getting in front of cameras, and now it has the title of Space Jam: A New Legacy. The film is currently set for release in the summer of 2021, but we’ll see if the coronavirus pandemic allows Warner Bros. to keep that release date. In the meantime, we have some wonderful words from producer and star LeBron James that recently surfaced from a recording of his farewell speech on the last day of production. If you’re looking for your daily dose of inspiration, here you go. Read More »
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The Sandman isn’t done making basketball-adjacent movies just yet. After taking it to the hole with Uncut Gems, Adam Sandler is set to star in Hustle, a new Netflix movie produced by LeBron James. The film will see Sandler starring as a fired b-ball scout who discovers a talented player overseas and decides to bring him to the United States.
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