Considering I put the original Space Jam in my top 5 Basketball Movies ever [Yes I did!] this sequel being official makes me so happy! I know LeBron is gonna do his thing and Bugs is about to be on one! Lol Seriously tho. . .can not wait for this one to hit theaters!
Via Hollywood Reporter:
Coogler will produce the Space Jam movie and Terence Nance – who created HBO’s Random Acts of Flyness and directed the experimental film The Oversimplification of Her Beauty – will direct. Production on the Warner Bros. film is tentatively slated for 2019, during the NBA off season. It will be James’ first starring role after a successful turn as a supporting character in the 2015 Amy Schumer comedy Trainwreck.
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Space Jam has been long-rumored, with various directors and writers attached to the project over the years, including at one point Justin Lin, the action auteur behind the Fast & Furious movies. The movement on the movie coincides with James’ recent surge in Hollywood film and TV projects as a producer. Just last week, NBC and The CW announced separate shows in development with James’ SpringHill Entertainment. Continue reading [HERE].
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