LeBron James stars as a dad attempting to attach together with his son in Space Jam: A New Legacy trailer
Fans of the unique 1996 movie Space Jam starring Michael Jordan could be excited for some information — a brand new film within the franchise is on the way in which and it stars NBA legend LeBron James.
“You never let me do what I wanna do, dad. You never let me just do me,” James’s son (Cedric Joe) says to his dad firstly of the trailer for Space Jam: A New Legacy. James needed his progeny to go to basketball camp, however he’s far more into computer systems. Cue a battle of galactic will and a basketball recreation to save lots of his son after being sucked into the ‘server-verse’ and also you’ve received a weird-ass trailer for a much-anticipated sequel in your palms.
— Space Jam: A New Legacy (@spacejammovie) April 3, 2021
James faces off towards digital Don Cheadle the place the Warner Bros. archives are held and he will get some assist from a gaggle of well-known actors: Bugs, Daffy, Yosemite Sam, Tweety, and Lola Bunny. But wait, there’s extra. The movie additionally options Hanna Barbara characters, King Kong, and the Iron Giant. It’s a full on nostalgia-blitz.
Clockwork Orange guys in Space Jam 2 confirmed pic.twitter.com/ZBBFV5QSeh
— ben mekler (@benmekler) April 3, 2021
“Tunes vs. Goons. Watch LeBron James and Bugs Bunny in the new trailer for Space Jam: A New Legacy,” the corporate mentioned in a tweet introducing the movie, nonetheless, it appears persons are divided in regards to the new model of an outdated basic, particularly with regards to Michael Jordan vs. LeBron James.
This one! pic.twitter.com/ZWXXdtduO0
— DiMo the Squid (@MarshyDaFox) April 3, 2021
Thanks for ruining area jam 🤢
— Addisen (@_addisenn) April 3, 2021
I really feel like anybody who hates on that is only a LeBron hater normally and shouldn’t have even regarded on the trailer as a result of they had been already planning on saying one thing unfavorable to start with. Y’all suck 😂 This goes to be COLD. Can’t wait to observe it. #SpaceJam #KingJames
— Fine Ass Mama (@ac_arts_studio) April 3, 2021
First and foremost… what sort of weak ass shit of a narrative is that this? Serververse? Tunes being partially CGI regardless of a beatifully designed world. Them having to throw down in AI Cheadle’s area? Fuck this film. LeBron isn’t Jordan.
— Hrvoje Grahovac (@HrvojeG93) April 3, 2021
It appears to be like like some good, dumb enjoyable to me. The visuals and animation look actually stunning, and at the very least it’s attempting to be distinct and totally different from the primary film. pic.twitter.com/Rx9ELAvmCf
— RJ 🏹🎯 (@ResonantJustice) April 3, 2021
Why each studio assume they gotta change basic flat animation to 3D now? Just persist with the classics
— David (@DavePalmer41) April 3, 2021
But lots of people are additionally like, Oh what’s that? LeBron performs area basketball with a bunch of animated weirdos? Sounds good.
Me within the movie show parking storage earlier than going into Space Jam 2, sources inform ESPN. pic.twitter.com/1swDYbrXoS
— BubbleWoj (@BubbleWoj) April 3, 2021
The movie’s official website explains the brand new Space Jam is a “manic mashup of two worlds that reveals just how far some parents will go to connect with their kids.”
“When LeBron and his young son Dom are trapped in a digital space by a rogue A.I., LeBron must get them home safe by leading Bugs, Lola Bunny and the whole gang of notoriously undisciplined Looney Tunes to victory over the A.I.’s digitized champions on the court: a powered-up roster of professional basketball stars as you’ve never seen them before,” the official synopsis reads.
— Looney Tunes (@WBLooneyTunes) April 3, 2021
If this one is pretty much as good as the unique, we may have one other icon on our palms. Warner Bros. authentic Space Jam was a $230 million hit and a billion-dollar merchandise empire. The soundtrack went six instances platinum and Jordan turned a beloved actor along with being a basketball legend.
For his half, James is able to tackle the problem. “In my younger days, part of my thinking was ‘Space Jam was so good, how can I top this?’” James informed EW. “There’s always going to be conversations about LeBron trying to do everything Michael [did]. But I’ve gotten older, and you know who you are. You know what you stand for.”
The wild and peculiar Space Jam: A New Legacy hits theaters and drops on HBO Max concurrently on July 16, 2021.