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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We recently learned that Space Jam: A New Legacy will feature a lot more Warner Bros. characters than the Looney Tunes. The sequel finds LeBron James and his son stuck in the Warner 3000 entertainment “Server-verse,” a digital world where the various characters of Warner Bros. movies and TV shows are found. However, one of the Looney Tunes will not be part of the gaggle of intellectual property, and that’s the romantically aggressive skunk known as Pepé Le Pew. 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 »
The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows.
In this edition, meet the cast of CBS All Access’ new animated series Star Trek: Lower Decks and let them introduce you to their characters. Plus, see what footage from the climax of Ghostbusters looked like before visual effects were added in post-production. And finally, listen to voice actor Billy West break down his most famous character voices, including Futruama, Doug, and more. Read More »
When it comes to Space Jam 2, Terence Nance is out and Malcolm D. Lee is in. Nance has departed the project due to creative differences, and now Girls Trip director Lee will take over to helm the sequel to the 1996 animated/live-action hybrid that people seem to love for some reason. LeBron James is starring in this follow-up, which will presumably see him teaming up with the Looney Tunes for more basketball-based hijinks.
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Come on and slam and welcome to the latest disappointing casting update for Space Jam 2. Despite an encouraging number of NBA and WNBA players recently joining the sequel to the beloved 1996 live-action/animation hybrid film, Space Jam 2 was faced with another casting disappointment after NBA superstar Stephen Curry turned down an offer to make a cameo.
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After years of rumors, Space Jam 2 seems like it’s actually happening. Now that the NBA is in the off-season, superstar Lebron James has plenty of time to lead the sequel to the live-action/animated hybrid sequel. And despite having some trouble recruiting certain NBA superstars a few months ago, it sounds like plenty of names have been lined up with key roles in the film.
While the first Space Jam featured Charles Barkley, Patrick Ewing, Larry Johnson, Mugsy Bogues and Shawn Bradley from the NBA, Space Jam 2 is bringing in names from both the NBA and WNBA, and the first list of players on the roster has reportedly been revealed. Find out who the Space Jam 2 basketball players will be below. Read More »
After years of development, it looked like Space Jam 2 was gaining steam once NBA superstar LeBron James officially signed on last year to star in and produce the sequel to the 1996 film. However, it seems like Space Jam 2 will be sidelined for a little longer as producer Ryan Coogler teams up with Searching co-writer Sev Ohanian to pen a Space Jam 2 rewrite while James negotiates a sneaker contract that may prevent NBA stars from showing up in the film entirely.
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Yes, Space Jam 2 is still happening, and the film has added a new cast member. Star Trek: Discovery star Sonequa Martin-Green will appear alongside LeBron James, Bugs Bunny, and (presumably) all the other Looney Toons in the upcoming sequel. Ryan Coogler is producing, Terence Nance is directing, and you’re going to watch it. Don’t even pretend you’re not. More on the Space Jam 2 cast below.
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Raised By Rainbows is a new art show by Luke Flowers at Gallery 1988 that takes some of your favorite movies and cartoons and gives them a makeover that would make your inner child smile with glee.
With a series of prints that feel lifted from children’s books, you can watch characters from Star Wars, The Karate Kid, and Jim Henson play arcade games. Maybe you’d like an illustrated timeline of the first Back to the Future movie. Or perhaps you’d like to learn the alphabet from the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles or He-Man and the Masters of the Universe. Check out prints like that and much more from the Luke Flowers Raised by Rainbows art show below. Read More »