Space Jam: A New Legacy which is also known as “Space Jam 2” is an upcoming American live-action/animated sports comedy film.
The film was directed by Malcolm D. Lee. and it served as a separate sequel to Space Jam 1996.
It will also mark the first theatrically released film to attribute the Looney Tunes characters since Looney Tunes: Back in Action 2003.
And just like the former hybrid films. It will be a mix of traditional hand-drawn 2D animation, live-action, as well as 3D CGI effects.
Director: Malcolm D. Lee
Screenplay: Tony Rettenmaier, Juel Taylor, Terence Nance, Keenan Coogler, Celeste Ballard, Jesse Gordon
Producers: LeBron James, Ryan Coogler, Duncan Henderson, Maverick Carter
Story: Tony Rettenmaier, Juel Taylor, Terence Nance, Keenan Coogler
A film based on: Space Jam by Leo Benvenuti and Steve Rudrick, Herschel Weingrod, Timothy Harris, Looney Tunes by Warner Bros
Cinematographer: Salvatore Totino
Music: Kris Bowers
Production companies: Warner Animation Group Proximity, SpringHill Entertainment
Edited by: Bob Ducsay
Distributor: Warner Bros. Pictures
Country: United States of America
Release Date: 16th of July, 2021 in the United States of America.
When global icon and basketball champion LeBron James together with Cedric Joe, his youngest son find themselves held in Serververse. A virtual space that is being dominated by a rogue A. I named AI-G Rhythm.
Lebron must protect his son and make sure they are home safely.
Casts in Space Jam: A New Legacy
- Alex Huerta as young LeBron James
- LeBron James as himself, who is a basketball champion
- Sonequa Martin-Green as Kamiyah James
- Don Cheadle as AI-G Rhythm
- Harper Leigh Alexandar as Xoshua James
- Ceyair J. Wright as Darius James.
In addition to that, Khris Davis has been cast in an unrevealed role.
Also, the NBA players Chris Paul, Kyrie Irving, Kyle Kuzuma, and Draymond Green. Together with Chiney Ogwumike, WNBA players are set to make cameo appearances too.
Space Jam: A New Legacy Release date
Space Jam: A New Legacy is scheduled to be released this year by Warner Bros. The pictures in the United States in theaters on the 16th of July, 2021 in IMAX and Real 3D.
Also, it will be released simultaneously on HBO Max. And it is available for subscribers to view for one month for free.
In September 2020, SpringHill Co. Entertainment signed a 4-year contract with Universal Pictures. And this makes it their fourth and last independent production.
In all, Space Jam: A New Legacy is set to be released on the 16th of July, 2021.