A New Legacy Character Posters Hit the Court with LeBron and the Tune Squad



LeBron James and the Looney Tunes gang are ready to hit the court in a plethora of new character posters for Space Jam 2. Serving as a sequel to the 1996 classic Space Jam, the new movie will see James picking up where Michael Jordan left off, teaming up with Bugs Bunny and friends to take on an antagonistic basketball team. James is featured on one of the new posters alongside Bugs Bunny, though both of their faces are partially obscured.

Meanwhile, Bugs is spinning a ball on his fingertip in another character poster of his own. Lola Bunny is doing the same in her own poster, showing off her new look that’s more “family-friendly” than the Lola we saw in the original Space Jam. The other Looney Tunes characters to get new posters include Tweety Bird, Daffy Duck, Road Runner, Speedy Gonzales, and Taz the Tasmanian Devil.

RELATED: Pepe Le Pew Creator’s Daughter Decries Cancellation, Asks to Rebrand Him Instead

One character that isn’t featured is the controversial cartoon skunk Pepe Le Pew. Though a scene with Pepe had previously been filmed with singer-actress Greice Santo, the scene was nixed when new director Malcolm D. Lee took over the project. It was recently revealed that the skunk had since been completely removed from the movie entirely, not even among other cartoon characters in the background. He had been featured as one of the players in the original Space Jam.

On the live-action side, LeBron James stars as himself with Sonequa Martin-Green playing Kamiyah, the basketball star’s wife. Don Cheadle, Cedric Joe, Ceyair J. Wright, and Harper Leigh Alexander also star. Voicing the Looney Tunes characters are Eric Bauza (Bugs, Daffy, Marvin the Martian, Tweety), Jeff Bergman (Sylvester, Foghorn Leghorn), Kath Soucie (Lola), and Gabriel Iglesias (Speedy Gonzales).

Space Jam 2 follows James and his young son Dom (Joe) getting trapped in a virtual space by a rogue algorithm named AI-G Rhythm (Cheadle), and the only way to get home is by teaming up with Bugs, Daffy, Porky, Lola, and the rest of the Looney Tunes gang to defeat the AI-G’s digitized champions.

Directed by Joe Pytka, the original Space Jam starred Michael Jordan as himself, similarly partnering with Bugs Bunny and the Looney Tunes to take on a basketball team made of monsters. It was a big hit at the box office and is widely considered to be among the most iconic movies of the 1990s. There have been attempts for years at Warner Bros. to develop a sequel, with word of LeBron’s potential involvement announced as far back as 2014. Now that it’s finally becoming a reality, the NBA legend couldn’t be any more thrilled.

“It’s one of the biggest games, if not the biggest game, I’ve ever played in,” James told Entertainment Weekly this month. “The Goon Squad is probably the best team ever assembled in basketball history.”

Space Jam: A New Legacy is scheduled to be released on July 16, 2021, both in theaters and at home on HBO Max. The new character posters for Space Jam 2 come to us from Warner Bros. Pictures.

You can view the original article HERE.



David Harbour Delivers Unique Brand of Santa
Keanu Reeves Looks Fierce in Newest John Wick: Chapter 4 Poster
Lowndes County and the Road to Black Power movie review (2022)
Raunchy Holiday Rom-Com Gets Big Laughs
U2 to receive Kennedy Center lifetime achievement award
Wolfgang Van Halen’s second album has ‘given him life’ – Music News
Peter Kay moved to tears by standing ovation at comeback show
Stormzy beats Sir Cliff Richard to land third No 1 album – Music News
Tulsa King Season 1 Episode 4 Review: Visitation Place
Twin Peaks Actor Al Strobel Dead at 83
What to Watch: Doom Patrol, George & Tammy, His Dark Materials
Jon Favreau Shares Exciting Details of The Mandalorian Season 3
Florida dismisses Kitna amid child porn charges
Fan backs Draymond, will match fine for charity
LeBron passes Magic for 6th all time in assists
Lamar Jackson Speaks On Vulgar Tweet he Sent to fan
‘Breakfast Club’ stars Molly Ringwald and Ally Sheedy reunite for dinner nearly 38 years after film’s release
Teen Wolf: The Movie: Plot, Trailer, Cast
Jennifer Lopez, Ben Affleck Go Christmas Tree Shopping with Kids
Robert Pattinson and Girlfriend Suki Waterhouse Make Red Carpet Debut At Dior Fashion Show
Daily Media: Ludovic de Saint Sernin Takes The Reins At Ann Demeulemeester, Plus! Major Moves At KCD, Purple, And More
Best New Arrivals From Zara | December 2022
Marina Larroude & Jennifer Fisher On Their Perfect New Collab, Female Power, And F*** You Energy
Target Universal Thread Crewneck Pullover Sweater Review