It’s LeBron James’ chance to do his dance at Space Jam, and the first trailer for its long-awaited sequel. Space Jam: a new legacy, shows a crazy adventure both familiar and unique from the 1996 classic starring Michael Jordan.
As in the original, LeBron plays a fictional version of himself who teams up with Bugs, Daffy Duck, Tweety Bird, Lola Bunny, and the rest of the Tune Squad for the most important game in basketball history. This time around, they’ll take on the Goon Squad, not the Monstars, an upgraded team of pro gamers assembled by baddie Don Cheadle.
In A new legacy, LeBron and his son, Dom (newcomer Cedric Joe), are dragged into Warner 3000’s so-called “Server-verse” entertainment by a rogue AI named Al G Rhythm (Cheadle), who kidnaps Dom to steal something from LeBron. . Insta followers. Then, they will solve their problem with a basketball game, with characters like Batman and King Kong watching on the court.
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A new legacy comes from director Ryan D. Lee and producer Ryan Coogler (Black Panther) and co-starring Sonequa Martin-Green as LeBron’s on-screen wife. “I am very excited about [fans] to see how it has been modernized, because I was very excited, “he told ET.” It will be something that can be a bridge for the next generation to enjoy. “
Space Jam: a new legacy is in theaters and will air on HBO Max on July 16.