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Black Panther Director Picks LeBron James For “Space Jam 2”

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LeBron James Stars In Space Jam 2

is the newest sportsman to venture into the Hollywood scene and he’s getting a major cast with ’s director movie, “Space Jam 2”.

The long-awaited sequel to Space Jam – the 1996 live action-animated film starring NBA legends Michael Jordan, Larry Bird, Charles Barkley and Patrick Ewing – is finally moving forward.

King James’ production company, SpringHill Entertainment, tweeted on Wednesday, September 19, an image of a locker room featuring the names of James, “Black Panther” director Ryan Coogler as the producer and… Bugs Bunny himself as point guard.

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“I loved his vision for Black Panther,” James said of Coogler to The Hollywood Reporter.

Independent filmmaker Terence Nance – the creator of HBO’s quirky comedy Random Acts of Flyness – is tapped to direct the film for Warner Brothers.

The original film featured the Looney Tunes characters – Bugs, Daffy Duck and friends – who recruit Jordan to help them win a basketball game against the Monstars, a team of animated alien villains who steal the talents of other NBA icons.

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