Space Jam: A New Legacy that also goes by the name, Space Jam 2 is all set to show up this year. Having released its first chapter back in 1996, this movie is soon going to hit theatres. As you would already know, the first part featured Michael Jordan, the legendary basketball player as the lead character. The next chapter is starred by yet another greatest basketball player of all time, that is, LeBron James. Movies showcasing the struggles of big personalities to become what they are today have always been inspiring for many young people. And, if you wish to pursue your career in sports or looking for motivation, Space Jam 2 must be on your watch-list. This article will find out everything related to this movie, when will it be released, cast, and other useful things that you should know.
This sports-comedy movie not only features LeBron James but also the cute and interesting characters of the popular kid show, Looney Tunes. Directed by Malcolm D. Lee, Space Jam 2 is one the most awaited movies today. And, James took it to Instagram to inform his fans about the same. Since the NBA player made this announcement on Instagram and expressed his excitement about his upcoming venture, fans have been wishing him luck. Not only that, they have been bugging James to reveal the release date of the sequel. Well, you don’t have to act like a pesky gnat anymore. Just jump to the next section to know when the movie will be released!
Space Jam 2 Release Date
It has been confirmed officially by the makers that Space Jam Season will be released on July 16, 2021, in the USA. It will also be released on Warner Bros’ HBO Max on the same day. The action of James will be complemented by the magic of the characters of Looney Tunes. This hybrid concoction is something that we have been waiting for lately. And, it seems like we will have to wait for a bit longer to get a kick out of this movie. Till then, let’s be patient and hope that movie is worth the wait.
Storyline: What is the movie all about?
Starring the family NBA player, LeBron James, you can surely say the movie will be based on sports. And, you will undoubtedly get to watch some of the actions of the basketball icon. Coming to the storyline, James and his son, Dom aspire to become the greatest video game developers. They are so crazy about video games that they get stuck in the virtual game. Both the father and son have to find a way to come back to the real world. And, they are only left with one option that is to win the game.
Therefore, James ensures he helps all the mischievous characters of the Looney Tunes find their homes and get them there safely. However, his path isn’t as easy as it seems. To cause more trouble in his mission, his son, Dom, goes against him. He takes the role of the AI-G rhythm who controls and monitors the actions of the Looney Tunes. How will the father defeat his son? Will they ever be able to get out of the virtual world? To get an answer to all these questions, do watch the movie this July and learn yourself!
Cast and Roles
Take a look at the key characters of the sequel and know what roles they will be playing!
LeBron James as LeBron James
As we have already mentioned above, LeBron James will play the protagonist in the upcoming animation flick. There are numerous other NBA players who can make their appearances in the movie including Anthony Davis and Klay Thompson. He sounds optimistic about this project and we hope the movie makes it big on the box office too. It’s been well over more than 25 years since the release of the original movie. How will the sequel end up? Let’s see how his career takes a turn as an industrial model after this movie.
Don Cheadle as AI-G Rhythm
The actor has tensed up with the iconic NBA player, LeBron James for the movie. And, watching the two sharing the screen is certainly going to be delightful. Speaking about his role in the animated action movies, Don sounds positive. He wanted to keep his role under the covers. But, Paul Scheer ended up disclosing his role. Paul asserted that Don will play a negative role and is likely to fight with LeBron James. It sure looks like Don will play the antagonist in the sequel. But, how will fans react to it? How will his role change in this movie? Well, wait for the movie to get released in July and know yourself!