Rumours had circulated that a Space Jam sequel was in the works back in 2014, well according to Hollywood Reporter the rumours are in fact true. Director Justin Lin who is behind ‘Fast & Furious 6’ and ‘Star Trek Beyond’ is co-writing the script alongside Andrew Dodge and Alfredo Botello.
NBA Player Lebron James and his production company Springhill Entertainment had signed a deal with Warner Bros back in July.
The original film which was released in 1996, starring NBA superstar Michael Jordan and Looney Tunes characters, grossed $230.4 million worldwide.
Lebron James is no stranger to acting as he previously starred in ‘Train Wreck’ with Amy Schumer in 2015.