“News neutrality by unbiased coverage”
One News Page
> >

Space Jam 2 Is Officially Happening - Again

One News Page Staff Friday, 21 September 2018 ()
Space Jam 2 Is Officially Happening - Againby 👨‍💻 Graham Pierrepoint

There are a number of movies which seem to flip-flop in and out of ‘development hell’ so much that it’s often unclear as to whether or not they will ever be made. While plenty of movies which have been sitting on the back-burner for years have been successful in their endeavors to finally reach the big screen, many more sadly fizzle out. For fans of the 1996 cartoon-live-action-basketball hybrid Space Jam, dreams of seeing a sequel to the cult movie were fading fast – particularly as news was fizzling in and out on a sporadic basis over the past few years. Whether or not you feel a Space Jam sequel is necessary – or even wanted – it looks like the project has been finally greenlit for production on behalf of Springhill Entertainment.

As previous news regarding Space Jam 2 has professed, LeBron James will be stepping in as the central basketball star to team up alongside Bugs Bunny and Daffy Duck in all-new ball-dribbling antics in the near future. The original movie, which starred Michael Jordan and Bill Murray alongside a cast of recognizable Looney Tunes characters, was released in 1996 – which means we may be looking at a 25-year gap between original and sequel, likely to enter into the record books in one form or another. James’ Springhill Entertainment announced that Ryan Coogler (Black Panther) has been selected as producer for the project, while Terence Nance will be on board to direct. James is reported to have loved Coogler’s work with Black Panther and is excited to translate his talents to a children’s movie.

‘Space Jam 2’ Is Happening With LeBron James and Ryan Coogler
‘Space Jam 2’ Is Happening With LeBron James and Ryan Coogler

“The Space Jam collaboration is so much more than just me and the Looney Tunes getting together and doing this movie,” James advised in conversation with The Hollywood Reporter. “It’s so much bigger. I’d just love for kids to understand how empowered they can feel and how empowered they can be if they don’t just give up on their dreams.”

Space Jam 2 has been something of a legend in the making for a few years now, but it seems that James and his production company are keen to get started on the project as of the 2019 NBA off-season. This could mean we see a movie as early as 2020/2021 – will it escape the curse of development hell which has swallowed up so many other big movies over the years?


You Might Like

Tweets about this

Other recent news in Entertainment

Oh Baby! KEHLANI Announces Pregnancy W/ Heartfelt Message & Pics#MeToo India: ALOK NATH FILES DEFAMATION CASE against Vinta Nanda
Women should be taken seriously and believed: Vicky Kaushal on #METOO MOVEMENTTrump Says There Will Be ‘Severe Punishment’ If SAUDI ARABIA Is Found to Have Killed Jamal Khashoggi

Recent related videos from verified sources

PAUL WOOLFORD definitive house & techno DJ mix [Video]PAUL WOOLFORD definitive house & techno DJ mix 55:37

Exclusive mixes every Wednesday. Subscribe. More on Paul Woolford: Photo from Mixmag fashion. Full editorial: TRACKLIST: 01 Soulphiction - Mind &..

Credit: Mixmag - Published

LeBron and Bugs Bunny will Meet on the Basketball Court [Video]LeBron and Bugs Bunny will Meet on the Basketball Court 01:08

The long-awaited Space Jam sequel is finally happening. LeBron James and Bugs Bunny will team up so we can relive one of our best childhood movies.

Credit: FYINews - Published

LeBron James & Space Jam 2 Ready To Shoot! But Which Athletes Should Be Casted? | Weekend Zone [Video]LeBron James & Space Jam 2 Ready To Shoot! But Which Athletes Should Be Casted? | Weekend Zone 14:15

Space jam 2 is officially confirmed but we are trying to find out which basketball stars deserve to play alongside LeBron James in the sequel of one of the greatest movies ever made! What do you think?

Credit: The Fumble - Published

‘Space Jam 2’ Is Happening With LeBron James and Ryan Coogler [Video]‘Space Jam 2’ Is Happening With LeBron James and Ryan Coogler 01:02

‘Space Jam 2’ is officially happening with LeBron as the star. This video, "‘Space Jam 2’ Is Happening With LeBron James and Ryan Coogler", first appeared on

Credit: NowThis News - Published

•More original news reports from One News Page
Environmentally friendly: One News Page is hosted on servers powered solely by renewable energy
© 2018 One News Page Ltd. All Rights Reserved.
About us  |  Contact us  |  Disclaimer  |  Press Room  |  Terms & Conditions  |  Content Accreditation
 RSS  |  News for my Website  |  Free news search widget  |  Contact us  |  DMCA / Content Removal  |  Privacy & Data Protection Policy
How are we doing? Send us your feedback  |   LIKE us on Facebook   FOLLOW us on Twitter  •  FOLLOW us on Pinterest