Space Jam: A New Legacy

Space Jam: A New Legacy
  • 2021
  • US
  • 2h
  • PG
  • Directed by: Malcolm D. Lee
  • Cast: LeBron James, Don Cheadle, Khris Davis, Sonequa Martin-Green, Jeff Bergman, Eric Bauza, Zendaya
  • UK release: 16 July 2021

Basketball mixes with Looney Tunes once again in the sequel nobody asked for.

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Basketball Superstar LeBron James and his young son, Dom, get trapped in digital space by a rogue AI. To get home safely, LeBron teams up with Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck and the rest of the Looney Tunes gang for a high-stakes basketball game against the AI’s digitized champions of the court — a powered-up roster called the Goon Squad.

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Space Jam: A New Legacy

15 Jul 20212 stars

LeBron James teams up with the Looney Tunes for a less than impressive sequel

Does the current vogue for 90s nostalgia mean that 1996's Space Jam is worth a reappraisal? Probably not to be honest, but the makers of this standalone sequel, which once again combines live action and animation, seem to remember it fondly. LeBron…

Zendaya addresses Space Jam: A New Legacy backlash over Lola Bunny redesign

13 Jul 2021

Film gossip

Zendaya didn't expect backlash over Lola Bunny's redesign. The 24-year-old actress voices the beloved animated character in 'Space Jam: A New Legacy', and director Malcolm D. Lee decided to make the Looney Tunes favourite less sexualised in the sequel…

Malcolm D.Lee wanted to create video game experience on Space Jam: A New Legacy

12 Jul 2021

Film gossip

Malcolm D. Lee aimed to create a video game feel on 'Space Jam: A New Legacy'. The 51-year-old filmmaker has helmed the sports comedy sequel, which sees basketball great LeBron James alongside the Looney Tunes character, and aimed to make the movie an…

Don Cheadle says Space Jam sequel is a 'cool family story'

9 Mar 2021

Film gossip

Don Cheadle was keen to star in "cool family story" in 'Space Jam: A New Legacy'. The 56-year-old actor plays the evil Al-G Rhythm opposite NBA icon LeBron James as the lead in the upcoming sports comedy sequel – which follows the 1996 animated classic…

Don Cheadle set for Space Jam sequel

30 Mar 2020

Film gossip

Don Cheadle is set to play the villain in 'Space Jam 2'. LeBron James will take the lead in the sports comedy sequel – which follows the 1996 classic which starred Michael Jordan alongside the Looney Tunes characters – and 'Black Monday' actor Paul…

LeBron James promises no Space Jam 2 delay

27 Mar 2020

Film gossip

LeBron James has insisted the coronavirus pandemic has not had too much of an impact on 'Space Jam 2'. A number of movies have shelved production and pushed back their release dates due to measures to help prevent the spread of the respiratory disease…

Malcolm D. Lee to direct Space Jam 2

17 Jul 2019

Film gossip

Malcolm D. Lee will direct 'Space Jam 2'. The 'Girls Trip' filmmaker will reportedly take the directing reins from Terence Nance on Warner Bros./SpringHill Entertainment's upcoming sequel to the original 1996 family comedy, which is set for release on…

Charles Barkley 'doesn't care' about Space Jam 2

26 Jun 2019

Film gossip

Charles Barkley "doesn't care" about 'Space Jam 2'. The 56-year-old basketball legend starred alongside the likes of Michael Jordan and Patrick Ewing in the 1996 original and has once again expressed his disinterest in the sequel even now Ryan Coogler…

LeBron James confirms Space Jam 2 with Ryan Coogler

20 Sep 2018

Film gossip

LeBron James has confirmed he and Ryan Coogler will team up to make a 'Space Jam' sequel. The professional basketball player will star in the hotly-anticipated Warner Bros. movie - a follow up to the live-action 1996 original, which featured Michael…

LeBron James to launch Space Jam trailer

27 Jun 2018

Film gossip

The 'Space Jam' sequel could soon take a major step forwards. The much-discussed sequel to the 1996 film will star NBA player LeBron James, but attempts to get the movie off the ground have been hindered by his current contract with the Cleveland…

LeBron James wanted for Space Jam 2

3 May 2016

Film gossip

NBA basketball player LeBron James will reportedly star in 'Space Jam 2'. The 31-year-old Cleveland Cavaliers forward is star is set to follow in the footsteps of court legend Michael Jordan - who appeared in the original 1996 movie - and team up with…

LeBron James to star in Space Jam 2?

23 Jul 2015

Film gossip

LeBron James could star in 'Space Jam 2'. The basketball superstar - who currently plays for the Cleveland Cavaliers in the NBA - has frequently been linked to a starring role in a follow-up to the 1996 film starring basketball legend Michael Jordan…

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