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We may finally be getting a 'Space Jam' sequel

Film would star LeBron James

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DETROIT – It's back by popular demand.

After years of rumors, the sequel to "Space Jam" may officially be in the works.

The Hollywood Reporter says Justin Lin is set to direct "Space Jam 2," starring LeBron James.

"The Fast & Furious 6 and Star Trek Beyond helmer (Lin) is in talks to direct Warner Bros.’ sequel Space Jam 2 while [Andrew] Dodge will write. The Cleveland Cavaliers NBA player (LeBron James), who recently appeared in Amy Schumer comedy Trainwreck, will star… Sources say it’s early on the in the process but that Lin and Dodge are working on the script. Charles Ebersol is producing."

The sequel would follow the 1996 film starring Michael Jordan, Bugs Bunny (and friends), and Wayne Knight, which grossed over $230 million worldwide.

It's unclear when production would start on the movie, or when it would be released.


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