A new promotional poster for Space Jam: a new legacy features LeBron James and the ever lovable Tune Squad team, ready for the kick-off. The highly anticipated sequel of 1996 Space jam is fast approaching its mid-July release date, which fans have been waiting for since a reboot was first announced in 2014. Unlike Michael Jordan in the original film, James has put the themes of family ties. and parenting as the primary focus at Warner Bros continued.
A new legacy will focus on a fictional version of James as he tries to connect with his video game-loving son Dom (Cedric Joe). The pair are trapped in a virtual reality ruled by AI-G Rhythm (Don Cheadle) and his team of villains nicknamed the Goon Squad. The opposing team features a star-studded voice cast from NBA and WNBA superstars including Anthony Davis and Nneka Ogqumike. The father and son duo team up with the Looney Tunes led by Bugs Bunny to compete in a high-stakes game of basketball. If the Tune Squad does not prevail, the characters will be eliminated and the fate of James’ son will be in jeopardy.
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After the launch of a new Space Jam: a new legacy trailer showing the CGI version of Tune Squad, Warner Bros released another new poster for the Space jam continuation. The official Space Jam: a new legacy Twitter account unveiled the poster featuring James in his full Tune Squad uniform along with classic 2D versions of the Looney Tunes gang. The poster includes iconic characters like Bugs Bunny (Eric Bauza), Speedy Gonzales (Gabriel Iglesias) and Lola Bunny (Zendaya). You can see the full poster below.
The Space jam The sequel has been a long time coming, considering that production on the project didn’t begin until 2019. Original director Terence Nance left the film due to creative differences with Warner Bros, which led to Malcon D. Lee.Girls trip) taking over. James has been an integral part of the film from the beginning, serving not only as the star but also as a producer. Y A new legacy has big shoes to fill – Space jam made more than $ 230 million worldwide and sparked an estimated $ 6 billion marketing campaign. Like Jordan in the 90s, James is an NBA superstar. However, his dedication to family values is sure to bring a pleasant vibe to the joyous sequel that is sure to stand on its own.
Space Jam: a new legacy will showcase the Tune Squad in its original 2D designs, as well as its 3D CGI makeovers, to fit in with the “digital serververse“Concept. It’ll be a nice bridge between the original and the new, along with Jordan’s rumored cameo. It’s clear from the extensive trailers, TV spots, and posters that Warner Bros is playing on nostalgia to get audiences excited about the month. July 16. And because the film will be released simultaneously in theaters and on HBO Max, there will be plenty of ways to enjoy Space Jam: a new legacy for his long-awaited debut.
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- Space Jam: A New Legacy (2021)Release Date: Jul 16, 2021
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