In 1996, “Space Jam” a live action/animated basketball movie featuring the adorable Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, Tweety, and Sylvester along with other “Looney Tunes” stars. They were pitted against some wicked characters in a basketball match. Supporting the team led by Bugs bunny was Basketball superstar Michael Jordan. He helped the team take down the villainous team. Fans of the movie were wondering when would they see a second part of the movie and it seems the studio has answered their wish. If reports are to believed then “Space Jam 2” is in the works and will feature another NBA superstar. Read on for more details.
According to Syracuse, LeBron James has signed a deal with Warner Bros Entertainment for a number of projects ranging from Films, TV, and digital platform. The NBA star himself announced the deal along with SpringHill Entertainment co-founder Maverick Carter and Warner Bros. CEO Kevin Tsujihara.
However in the announcement, no plans in specific were discussed but rumors about a sequel to “Space Jam” has been going around for a while. The media outlet also reported that Warner Bros has registered new trademarks for Space Jam recently, which is enough to raise hopes in fans.
Tsujihara mentioned that James has some of the world’s most powerful and well-known brands. Associating with him is only a win-win situation for both the parties.
“Space Jam” saw Jordan helping the likes of Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck so that they won’t be enslaved on an alien planet. The characters he was fighting against were actually really small cartoons that turn into gigantic monsters. It was after having taken the abilities and skills of other NBA stars like Patrick Ewing, Charles Barkley and Larry Johnson amongst others.
If James is aboard the movie, chances are he could star in it as himself. Fans would certainly love to see that since his portrayal as himself in the recently released movie “Trainwreck” has earned him a positive response from everyone.
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