Spring Hill Entertainment, the film and television company founded by LeBron James and business partner, Maverick Carter, announced the release date for the long expected sequel, Space Jam 2.
The announcement was made Thursday night on Twitter with the official Tune Squad poster; you can see the official image above. Space Jam 2 is the long awaited sequel to the 1996 basketball movie classic, Space Jam starring NBA legend Michael Jordan, actor Bill Murray, and a bunch of the original Looney Tones characters like Bugs and Lola Bunny.
The movie will be directed by Terrence Nance, creator and director of HBO’s “Random Acts of Flyness“, along with Ryan Coogler, director of “Fruitvale Station”, “Creed”, and “Black Panther”, as the producer.
The movie is said to start filming this Summer and is expected to debut in July, 2021. James will be staring as the lead role in the sequel instead of Jordan, as well as being executive producer.