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'Space Jam' sequel with LeBron James, 'Fast & Furious 6' director in development

“EW can confirm that NBA player LeBron James is in talks to [fill] Jordan’s legendary (and large!) shoes, while director Justin Lin (Star Trek Beyond, Fast & Furious 6) is in talks to helm the basketball-themed sequel.

The original 1996 film – which starred Jordan leading a team of Looney Tunes characters in a b-ball game against a group of overbearing, oddball aliens in a hybrid of animation and live-action styles – was a smash hit among both kid and adult audiences, earning $225 million worldwide.

And it seems that Space Jam 2 is being eyed as a project that could bring in major bucks for Warner Bros.: Lin has a proven track record of slick box office hits, and teaming with James – fresh off his success in last summer’s Trainwreck – could prove a winning combination.”


After two historically excellent performances in Games 5 and 6, LeBron James sure seems set on making his presence felt early in Game 7. Damn.

Cavaliers-Warriors Game 6 scores record ratings; biggest NBA Finals ever for ABC

Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) hugs Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) after Game 6 of basketball’s NBA Finals in Cleveland, Tuesday, June 16, 2015. The Warriors defeated the Cavaliers 105-97 to win the best-of-seven game … [Read More]

LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 12: LeBron James #6 of the United States, Kevin Durant #5 of the United States, Carmelo Anthony #15 of the United States, and Anthony Davis #14 of the United States celebrate winning the Men’s Basketball gold medal game between the United States and Spain on Day 16 of the London 2012 Olympics Games at North Greenwich Arena on August 12, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)